Jerry Thomas honored with SCLC’s first-ever George Curry Award

George Curry, famously referred to as “The Dean of Black Press columnists,” had his name attached to an award recognizing his legacy and contributions...

Congratulations to the 2018 ABFF Greenlighters Academy fellows

The American Black Film Festival announced the five students selected as fellows for this year's ABFF Greenlighters Academy. The second annual event, sponsored by Turner, is...

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...

PUSH ‘Heal and Rebuild’ 46th convention includes relevant topics

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Heal and Rebuild is the theme for the 46th annual Rainbow PUSH Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund international convention which...

MWRD outreach event seeks diverse vendors

Qualified business owners seeking to register as a potential vendor with the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) learned more about the...

Hobart unveils compressed natural gas pumps, garage

The City of Hobart and its partners on Tuesday unveiled its new compressed natural gas fueling pumps and vehicle maintenance garage at the city’s...

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...

Two south side communities celebrate NeighborWorks Day June 2

On Saturday, June 2, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) will bring together residents, corporate sponsors, government officials...

Businesses receive Macarthur Foundation Grants

The Greater Chatham Initiative (GCI), a collaboration aimed at rejuvenating four of Chicago’s south side neighborhoods, has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the...

Stony Island Arts Bank given Prestigious Preservation Award

The National Trust for Historic Preservation presented a Driehaus Preservation Award to the Stony Island Arts Bank in Chicago. The project is one of...