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...

Robbins mayor to host groundbreaking Summit

Tyrone Ward, village president of Robbins, IL will welcome a full cast of major African American entrepreneurs from throughout Cook County as well as...

High workmen compensation premiums hurt Black Businesses

Op-Ed By Vincent Gilbert Conventional wisdom, says; “When White businesses have a cold, Black Businesses have the flu.” Black Businesses owners are hurt by Workman Compensation...

What to do when your personal information has been compromised

Earlier this week, Capital One announced that more than 100 million credit card customers and applicants had their personal information compromised due to a...

Another EEOC discrimination lawsuit against Rosebud

After settling a $1.9M lawsuit in 2017 for discriminating against hundreds of Black applicants, EEOC sues popular Chicago restaurant again Crusader Staff Report Rosebud Restaurants, Inc....

Thousands pack 49th Chicago Business Opportunity Fair

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Business mogul and philanthropist Hill Harper kicked off an inspiring weekend for minority business owners, who flocked to Chicago’s 49th...

First Financial Bank hosts Financial Resource Fair

The Gary, Indiana First Financial Bank location recently supplied a financial resource fair and open house for the local community and neighbors. As a community...

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...

Apply Now For $1 Million in Minority Business Funding

By Sequoia Blodgett, Black Enterprise MEDA, (Metropolitan Economic Development Association), a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping minority businesses succeed, has opened up applications for its second...

Lakeshore PBS to debut call-in show ‘Money on Call’

April is National Financial Literacy Month, and Lakeshore PBS is collaborating with community partners to provide viewers an opportunity to ask questions about a...