Will America ever create an opportunity economy for all?

By Charlene Crowell, NNPA Columnist As communities of color continue to suffer from financial stress, a new research report provides insights as to how the...

New leadership among MWRD board – Kari K. Steele president

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) Board of Commissioners has elected new leadership officers among its nine-member governing body. Commissioner Kari K....

Black business man designs creative shirts of all kinds

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Some 20 years ago, Patrick Broden discovered the love he had for artistic designing so he enrolled in school...

Award-winning Educator to lead new NNPA Education Campaign

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Dr. Elizabeth Primas has faced many difficult and diverse challenges head on. It’s that direct approach that has helped...

Children’s book author Andre Renee Harris features literary works at Indy...

Breakout literary sensation Andre Renee Harris will be the featured author at an upcoming book signing Saturday, September 30 from 1:30 p.m. - 3:30...

Podcast series highlights Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s first year

Marking her first year in office, the Chicago Urban League launches episode seven of CULture Race and Equity–A Seat at the Table podcast with,...

Half of all opening day sales to benefit Teamwork Englewood

Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago (806 W. 63rd St.) on Tuesday, Nov. 15. The restaurant is...

Michelle Flowers Welch honored for commitment to multicultural communications

Founder and CEO of Flowers Communications Group, Michelle Flowers Welch, was recently honored with the 2017 Distinguished Senior Leader Award by the Public Relations...

Rising car costs are no reason to take a predatory car...

By Charlene Crowell It’s that time of year again when days are longer, temperatures are higher and auto dealers advertise some of the most tempting...

 Google bans payday and other predatory loan ads

By Charlene Crowell For more than a decade, broad-based coalitions at both the state and federal levels have united consumer advocates, labor, clergy, civil rights...