South Shore Service Information November 18-26

Extra Eastbound Departures from Millennium Station – These extra trains will not serve Hudson Lake or South Bend Saturday, November 18 departing @8:00 p.m.,...

Dollar General now open in Gary

Dollar General’s newest store at 4157 Cleveland St. in Gary is now open! In its new location, Dollar General will offer area residents a...

Tips to Achieve Personal Finance Success

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Have you found yourself year after year struggling to meet the benchmarks you’ve set to achieve financial success? Well, it’s...

Breaking Down Diversity and Inclusion: What do they really mean?

In response to the questions of what it really means to “break down diversity and inclusion, ”Dr. Vanessa Allen, President and CEO, Urban League...

Englewood Square celebrates one-year anniversary

It’s one of Chicago’s greatest success stories. Englewood Square celebrated its one-year anniversary recently and Leon Walker, managing partner of DL3 Realty and the...

Community Wealth Building Day aims to boost Black homeownership

A recent study by Harvard University reports the gap between African American and White homeowners in Chicago has grown to near historic levels since...

Don’t buy a BMW

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr., the founder of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, called for a “full-scale” boycott of BMW, the...

EEOC sues Home Depot for discrimination

Home Depot failed to accommodate and then fired an employee who had a disability-related emergency at its Peru, IL store, the U.S. Equal Employment...

City rededicates Fire Station #3 after renovations

Earlier this year Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson appeared in the CBS television series “Undercover Boss.” While she used it to feature the city’s attributes...

Cook County Land Bank Authority putting a homeownership within reach

This fall, the Cook County Land Bank Authority (CCLBA) launched the Homebuyer Direct Program to break down barriers to homeownership and help transform communities by offering fixer-upper homes at below-market...