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...

Black-White earnings gap returns to 1950 levels

After years of progress, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to what it was in 1950, according to new...

Business launch of Dr. MLK, Jr. National Holiday Law Greeting Card

The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc., publisher of the “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Law Greeting Card,” recently announced the launch of...

Matteson mayor successfully lures back Sam’s Club

Sheila Chalmers-Currin, village president of Matteson, IL recently welcomed the return of Sam’s Club to the village on January 17, 2019. The public will find...

McDonald’s Celebrates Black Excellence Through New ‘Black & Positively Golden ‘Campaign

By Selena Hill, Black Enterprise McDonald’s USA rolled out its largest campaign in 16 years targeting African American consumers on Friday. The new campaign, titled...

Lower winter heating bills forecasted for NIPSCO natural gas customers

NIPSCO natural gas residential customers can expect their overall bills during this year’s winter heating season to be less when compared to last year,...

Norton to Introduce Bill Requiring Federal Agencies to Advertise with Minority-Owned...

By Stacy M. Brown WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she will introduce a bill to require all federal agencies to include...

Have coffee with Senator Joe Donnelly

The public is invited to join the Gary Chamber of Commerce and its Board of Directors for coffee and an interactive conversation with U.S....

South Shore coalition “We will not be locked out…”

Recently, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to develop more than 20,000 new homes on Chicago’s south lakefront at the site of the shuttered U.S....