Cermak Fresh Market to give Avondale economic boost

Company officials from Cermak Fresh Market and neighborhood leaders joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel in announcing a new Cermak Fresh Market grocery store in the...

Finding Kunta: Black entrepreneurs connect the dots after Roots

By Ronda Racha Penrice, Urban News Service Nearly 40 years after it premiered, Roots – Alex Haley’s iconic quest, tracing his ancestry from slavery back to Juffure,...

Partnership campaign raises $50,096 for Children’s Hospital

Strack & Van Til recently put an exclamation point on an important campaign that ran during the month of April to benefit St. Jude...

Mixed Use Development is coming to Pullman Neighborhood

Continuing its resurgence and becoming one of Chicago’s must see neighborhoods, Alderman Anthony Beale (9th Ward), in close collaboration with Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, Inc....

Collaboration brings Adult and Juvenile Expungement Summit to Harvey

Honorable Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County, the Southland Regional Mayoral Black Caucus, Thornton Township High School District 205, Honorable...

Actor Larenz Tate will receive the Screen Image Award at Indiana...

Indiana Black Expo recently announced that award winning actor Larenz Tate will receive its Screen Image Award at its Pacers Sports & Entertainment Corporate...

Workshop targets accessing angel funding for Black Entrepreneurs

The Chicago Urban League is hosting the Angel Investing Overview (AIO), an Angel Resource Institute (ARI) education program on angel investing, at the law...

 Google bans payday and other predatory loan ads

By Charlene Crowell For more than a decade, broad-based coalitions at both the state and federal levels have united consumer advocates, labor, clergy, civil rights...

Gary makes list of top 100 small cities to start a...

The results of recent research through smallbusiness.com placed Gary, Indiana among the 100 best small cities in the U.S. to start a business. The study...

High workmen compensation premiums hurt Black Businesses

Op-Ed By Vincent Gilbert Conventional wisdom, says; “When White businesses have a cold, Black Businesses have the flu.” Black Businesses owners are hurt by Workman Compensation...