South Suburban complex offers downtown amenities

By Sharon Fountain For some time now, the population in Chicago has been on a steady decline. In the latest U.S. Census data on net...

JPMorgan Chase expands Entrepreneurs of Color Fund

Building on the success of the Entrepreneurs of Color Fund in Detroit, JPMorgan Chase today announced an expansion of the fund’s model to support...

Wall Street Project a Big Success for Rainbow PUSH

At the recent Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit, hundreds of experts from Wall Street, corporate America, sports, hip-hop, the religious community and...

Aretha Franklin’s historic mansion sells for $300,000

From Detroit Free News Detroit — The last property owned in Detroit by Aretha Franklin, a historic mansion next to the Detroit Golf Club, has been sold by the legendary entertainer's estate. The 5,600-square-foot...

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...

Challenging Borders, Boundaries, and Barriers

The Illinois Committee on Black Concerns in Higher Education (ICBCHE) recently took note of the unprecedented number of African American women leading higher education...

Merrillville ReStore celebrates its two-year anniversary of serving the community

January marked the ReStore’s two-year anniversary at the newest location in Merrillville. This is the second ReStore in Northwest Indiana since the Griffith store...

MCA Chicago announces three new appointments

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the , is pleased to announce the recent staff promotions of Naomi Beckwith to Manilow Senior Curator and Marissa Reyes to Dr. Robert N. Mayer Director...

Area jobseekers invited to explore opportunities at Sept. 13 hiring fair

Area jobseekers will have access to more than 70 potential employers and staffing agencies in one convenient location during a hiring event in Orland...

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...