South Shore coalition “We will not be locked out…”

Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to develop more than 20,000 new homes on Chicago’s south lakefront at the site of the shuttered U.S....

Recycling grants available for businesses, local government, and nonprofit organizations

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) announced  the availability of grant funding for recycling projects on May 1, 2019. Public and private businesses, local...

Powers & Sons celebrates 50 years

Powers & Sons Construction Company, one of the largest African-American owned companies in the Midwest, was awarded a special resolution by the City Council...

INDOT Offers Scholarships, Jobs to Engineers in Training

The Indiana Department of Transportation is offering civil engineering scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and paid employment during summer breaks and upon...

Hyde Park husband/wife team says “Your dirty laundry IS our business”

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The closeness of Darryl and Fylynne Crawford is inspiring, for not only do they own the largest African American Laundromat in...

2017 HBCU calendar provides timeless knowledge

You’ll never know where you’re going, unless you first know where you’ve been. Designers of the “Our History Today!” calendar say make 2017 your...

New Report: Nearly 48,000 Clean Energy Jobs in Indiana

The number of people now working in clean energy industries in Indiana is 47,720, a more than 8 percent increase since 2015, according to...

MWRD resolution recognizes American Contract Compliance Association

Celebrating 30 years of service, the American Contract Compliance Association (ACCA) received a warm welcome from the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water...

Black Press conference speaker talks Berlin Conference and plans for Wakanda...

By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Recently the National Newspaper Publishers Association (the Black Press) held its 2019 Mid-Winter Training Conference in Orlando, and Her Excellency...

Laini Fluellen Charities, Inc. donation supports local breast cancer research

Laini Fluellen Charities, Inc. is keeping a promise to support new treatment options for triple negative breast cancer by raising funding and investing locally....