Innovative Preventive Care Concept Seeks to Revolutionize Health and Wellness Care in Illinois, and Beyond While Reducing Disparity in Health Care with ‘The SIMPCO Solution’ As an accomplished emergency room physician, Dr. Jeffrey E. Sterling witnessed firsthand the outcomes of a healthcare system that’s been historically reactionary—responding to patients only...
New program will launch in Chicago on August 17 In partnership with the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, the Chicago Urban League is launching the Emergency Capital Access Program (ECAP) to provide small grants, technical assistance, and advisory services to Black-owned small businesses that have been negatively affected by...
Peterson oversaw $8B in key CTA investments, including Red Line South reconstruction, Your New Blue, 95th Street Terminal Improvement projects  The Chicago Transit Board recently honored Chairman Terry Peterson for nearly 11 years of service to the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and its customers. Chairman Peterson was originally appointed to...
Virtual one-on-one meeting opportunities with Walmart merchants still available in all general merchandise categories, including home and sporting goods, toys, stationary, apparel, hardware, automotive and seasonal items. For the first time, Walmart will hold its annual Open Call for U.S.-manufactured products in a completely virtual format, and one-on-one meeting...
August Black Business Month project to highlight Black-owned enterprises TheBlackMall.com (TBM) will host Black business crawls every Saturday in August to mark the 26th anniversary of National Black Business Month in Illinois, an official recognition by the state of Illinois in honor of ancestor, Dr. Webb Evans covering five major...
By Joseph Phillips In honor of Black Business month, State Representative La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, helped kick off the 2020 National Black Business Month event on Saturday, August 1, at the Society Night Club, at 2201 W. Walnut Street, in Chicago. Ford, in addition to several local business and community...
With numerous protests on the streets of Chicago and clashes with law enforcement officers, many of the city’s young people have been too often silenced or denied an opportunity to be heard in a safe and friendly environment. So on Monday, August 3, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., City...
Second Installment Cook County property tax bills are due August 3, 2020, but property owners have two extra months to pay without a late fee, Treasurer Maria Pappas said recently. “In my nearly 22 years as Treasurer, I’ve never told people not to pay their taxes,” Pappas said. “But the...
Historic step to reverse redlining on the South Side of Chicago Greenlining Realty USA, a national real estate development firm committed to undoing the historic damage caused by the discriminatory practice of redlining, recently unveiled its first major development in the Chicago neighborhood of Woodlawn. The virtual groundbreaking of the...
Crusader Staff Report EBONY CEO Willard Jackson Jr. was removed after the board of directors of the iconic magazine discovered several transactions during an ongoing investigation. The board of directors said they will appoint an interim CEO and operating committee. The board also said that it will prioritize the payment of...