Legacy Foundation awards $167,100 to Northwest Indiana area nonprofits

Nineteen local organizations will benefit from $167,100 in grants from Legacy Foundation this spring. Grants were awarded through the Foundation’s Transform Lake County program,...

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...

Uber and Lyft to stay in Chicago after compromised ordinance passes

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A controversial ordinance that would have been damaging to the African American community was severely modified and passed by...

Approvals moves Pullman development closer to start

Moving closer to a groundbreaking date, Pullman Artspace Lofts, the affordable artist work/live community complex to be constructed in historic Pullman Chicago, has received...

Taylor Electric Company celebrates 95 years as Black owned firm

Taylor Electric Company is celebrating its 95th anniversary in the construction business this year. Founded in 1922 by Sam Taylor, Taylor Electric performed light...

Toyota Forklifts adding high-wage jobs in Indiana

Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU), a full-line material handling solutions provider of forklifts and related equipment, announced plans to strengthen its workforce in...

Chicagoans lead the charge at Wall Street Project Economic Summit

Chicagoans take the lead among hundreds of corporate executives, minority entrepreneurs and community leaders expected to attend the Wall Street Project Economic Summit, which...

Spotlight: Pennie’s Tea

Local artisan tea brand Pennie’s Tea was among the local vendors selected by the new Englewood Whole Foods. The Englewood store made news not...

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson to speak at NABJ Region II...

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will participate in the National Association of Black Journalists Region II Conference and Media Institute on Finance in Chicago...

Target has many, many big executives, but only one is Black

After paying millions to settle two racial discrimination lawsuits where Target was accused of using questionable hiring practices against thousands of Black and Hispanic...