PUSH/AACA’s Expo results in jobs for community

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition/African American Contractors Association’s (AACA) construction expo held May 11 at PUSH headquarters hosted several companies, some...

Don’t Let Small Dollar Loans Ruin Your Holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the holidays, nearly everyone has a number...

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 McDonald’s owners honor employees who completed ‘Archways to Opportunity’ educational...

McDonald’s signature education program provides employees an opportunity to improve English language skills and earn a college degree. On Wednesday, July 24, local McDonald’s owner/operators...

J’s Breakfast Club Breaks Ground on New Facility

Despite Setbacks Caused by the Pandemic, City’s Popular Dining Spot Thrives The groundbreaking of a new J’s Breakfast Club at 2601 Broadway in Gary provided...

Pre-Order Indiana Chamber’s 2016 Legislative Directory

2016 Indiana General Assembly Legislative Directory Handbook Or Downloadable App Available Now And Updated Beginning Of Jan. The Indiana Chamber’s 2016 Legislative Directory allows Hoo-siers interested...

Committee Finds More Work is Needed to Improve Diversity at Megabanks

Following the March and April full Committee hearings to hold megabanks accountable, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and...

Northwest Indiana Workforce Board announces meeting dates

The Northwest Indiana Workforce Board has set meeting dates for 2019. Northwest Indiana Workforce Board meetings are open to general public and take place...

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...

Services scheduled for Chicago matriarch Charlie Mae Brown Snowden

Funeral services for Chicago matriarch Charlie Mae Brown Snowden are scheduled at Trinity United Church of Christ, 400 W. 95th Street, for Friday January...