Approvals moves Pullman development closer to start

Moving closer to a groundbreaking date, Pullman Artspace Lofts, the affordable artist work/live community complex to be constructed in historic Pullman Chicago, has received...

Local Author and Entrepreneur to Bring Literary Powerhouses Together for Summer...

Author, radio personality, entrepreneur and founder of the Northwest Social Network Crystal Lynn O'Brien is bringing together diverse thought leaders, young professionals and literary...

NNPA, Chevrolet Honor the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black...

RTA to host 19th Annual Transportation Vendor Symposium and Business Exchange

The RTA, in collaboration with the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), Metra, Pace, Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Illinois Tollway, is proud to...

Tips to Achieve Personal Finance Success

By Delta Jones-Walker, Gary Crusader Have you found yourself year after year struggling to meet the benchmarks you’ve set to achieve financial success? Well, it’s...

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...

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...

Flaggers practicing at Rainbow PUSH Coalition

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Eager to learn how to become certified flaggers, a number of men and women recently trained outside of the Rainbow...

Bill accelerating multi-year senior homestead tax exemption signed

New Law Gives Approximately 250,000 Seniors Automatic Renewal of Property Tax Break Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation this week accelerating the multi-year senior homestead exemption...

Uber and Lyft to stay in Chicago after compromised ordinance passes

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader A controversial ordinance that would have been damaging to the African American community was severely modified and passed by...