Metra completes rehab of Pullman Station

Metra announced recently that it has completed the rehabilitation of the 111th Street/Pullman Station, including painting the new warming house in the colors of...

2016 Lakeshore Classic Corporate Luncheon & Basketball Challenge

“Step Up for Education” is the 9th Annual Lakeshore Classic theme for 2016. The Lakeshore Classic’s Corporate Luncheon has traditionally been a highlight during...

Increased winter heating bills forecasted higher but not the worse

Each year, NIPSCO provides a forecast for home heating bills to help customers plan for the upcoming winter heating season. Based on current market...

Civil rights leaders and lawmakers say court is wrong to weaken...

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  After returning billions of dollars in restitution that helped more than 25 million consumers plagued with financial struggles,...

Minority architectural firm approved to complete the Whitney Young Library

The Board of Commissioners of the Public Building Commission of Chicago (PBC) appointed Johnson & Lee, Ltd, a full-service Chicago-based MBE architectural firm, to...

CBC members join the call for Payday Lending Reform

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Within days of the October 7 deadline for public comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed payday rule, 104...

American Cancer Society recognizes NIPSCO employees for raising more than $87,000

The American Cancer Society recently shared that NIPSCO employees raised $87,000 in cash donations through their Charity of Choice campaign to support their mission...

Whoever said Blacks Don’t Want to Work is Wrong

The Chicago Urban League’s Workforce Development Director Andrew Wells recently issued the following statement in response to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) September...

Chef Fuller leads a host of Black Suppliers at Whole Foods...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader As Englewood celebrated the opening of a new Whole Foods, Chef David Fuller, who is the head of the...

Illegal financial practices lead to CFPB fines and lawsuits against auto-title...

By Charlene Crowell Many consumers breathe a sigh of relief when their car loans are finally paid off. Gaining title to personal vehicles should free...