Businessman cuts up Target credit card at town hall meeting

  By Erick Johnson A prominent Black businessman in Chesterfield on Thursday, November 8, cut up his Target credit card at a town hall meeting in...

EEOC sues Aaron’s alleging race harassment

Aarons, Inc., a nationwide chain of rent-to-own stores, violated federal law when supervisors engaged in race-based harassment of Black employees, the U.S. Equal Employment...

Culver’s to open in Bronzeville Jan. 23

Culver’s will open in Bronzeville at 10 a.m. Jan. 23 in the Lake Meadows Market center, 3357 S. King Dr. It will be the...

Rod Doss honored with NNPA Publisher Lifetime Achievement Award

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) For 50 years, Rod Doss has remained dedicated to the New Pittsburgh Courier and his success has been...

An influential Chicago official to address chamber monthly luncheon

The Gary Chamber of Commerce will hold its Monthly General Membership Meeting/ Luncheon on Monday, February 13, 2017, 11:30 a.m. at The Gary SouthShore...

Founding principles create a 50 year legacy and beyond

Powers & Sons recently celebrated its 50th anniversary in the building and construction business during an extravagant event on September 15, 2017 at the...

Illinois Tollway Constructionworks program launches across Northern Illinois

Access to training, apprenticeships and careers within skilled construction trades offered through the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership A few years ago, during a panel discussion...

Congressman Rush threatens boycott if Target doesn’t reverse decision to close...

By Erick Johnson Congressman Bobby Rush on Monday, November 12, threatened to lead a boycott against Target during a protest outside a Target store in the West Loop. Rush...

Amy Lopez-Taylor appointed as branch manager of Centier Bank’s Griffith location

Michael E. Schrage, president and CEO of Centier Bank, recently announced the appointment of Amy Lopez-Taylor as Branch Manager, Officer for the bank’s Griffith...

Peoples Bank makes New Year’s gift to The Salvation Army Lake...

As The Salvation Army Lake County wasted no time kicking off the new year delivering humanitarian services to needy Lake County residents, Peoples Bank...