Proposal asks state to forgive school district’s debts

Crusader Staff Report A proposed resolution asking the state to forgive the school district’s massive debts is making its way through City Hall, after Councilman...

Donna Clarke named NHS interim president

The NHS Board of Directors recently named Donna Clarke interim president of the organization. Having served as NHS’ Chief Operating Officer for the past two years,...

Black Real Estate Brokers Honor Rep. Ford

State Representative La Shawn K. Ford was honored at the recent “Unveiling the Mask of Home Ownership” event hosted by the Dearborn Realtist Board....

Courtney Adeleye Contributes $30 Million To New Fund For Female Business...

The beauty "bawse" wants to help entrepreneurs kickstart their business. By Jennifer Ford, ESSENCE When you hear the name Courtney Adeleye, you probably think of money...

Matteson Village Trustees approve plan for casino

The Matteson Village Board of Trustees unanimously approved the Choctaw Nation’s plan for a casino in a recent board meeting. Trustees approved the plan by...

Opportunity Enterprises hosts Disability Resource Series workshop on special needs trusts

Opportunity Enterprises will host a free workshop on Special Needs Trusts the evening of Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m. The workshop will...

FREE Financial Resource Fair at First Financial Bank in Gary, IN

Enjoy refreshments and learn about community resources available to you and financial topics including budgeting, savings, establishing or re-building credit, avoiding scams and how...

Chamillionaire Launches $100,000 Competition for Minority-Founded Startups

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton, Black Enterprise Hip-hop continues to grow and it encourages others to do the same! According to CNBC, Hakeem “Chamillionaire” Seriki is...

ALDI debuts fresh design of remodeled Matteson store

Retailer Investing $1.9 Billion to Update 1,300 US Stores by the End of 2020 ALDI recently welcomed shoppers back to its renovated Matteson store when...

Chicago Urban League Introduces New President and CEO Karen Freeman-Wilson at...

The Chicago Urban League’s 58th Annual Golden Fellowship Dinner raised nearly $2 million to support education, employment, housing, entrepreneurship and advocacy programs for African-American...