In partnership with JPMorgan Chase, the Crusader is launching a series that focuses on the growing racial wealth gap, the causes behind it and what needs to be done to ensure that people in all communities can thrive. In the weeks ahead, this column will provide a mix of...
OneUnited, the largest Black-owned bank in the country, revealed it has reached a customer milestone of 100,000 clients. By DeMicia Inman, TheGrio As the country’s largest Black-owned bank, OneUnited announced it has reached 100,000 customers across America. A press release cited recent efforts towards social justice activism supported by the bank as...
The Comcast Corporation launched Comcast RISE, an initiative created to help strengthen and empower small businesses hard hit by COVID-19 on October 13, 2020. The Comcast RISE program will help thousands of small businesses over the next three years. The multi-faceted program offers grants, marketing and technology upgrades, including...
Small business series will launch with Nicole Jordan Catering, a McKinley Park recipient of the city’s Chicago Small Business Resiliency Loan  If you are a small business owner experiencing challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic you might want to consider hearing what other business owners are doing or have done...
“This lack of fairness in the financial system is why we created Greenwood,” said the rapper. By NewsOne From leading initiatives designed to empower disenfranchised communities to his Netflix show Trigger Warning, rapper and activist Killer Mike has been a fierce advocate for Black economic empowerment and he is furthering his...
By Phil Mattingly, Lauren Fox and Clare Foran, CNN The House of Representatives on Thursday approved a $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus proposal put forward by House Democrats with no bipartisan deal in sight, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have continued talks in an effort...
Available to public for viewing October 1 The events of 2020 have hit women hard, particularly women of color, working moms and essential frontline workers. On Tuesday, September 29th, JPMorgan Chase hosted clients and partners around the world to address issues affecting women today, including the health and wealth crisis...
Community Invited to Master Wealth Building Strategies by Noted Trust Attorney Alarming revelations regarding Blacks’ dismal record at creating a will and developing an estate plan prompted AKArama Foundation President Veletta L. Bell to act. Bell, who presides over the Foundation – the charitable arm of Theta Omega chapter of...
Celebrates September Childhood Cancer Awareness Month By Hyundai Hope On Wheels Hyundai Hope On Wheels® (HHOW), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, supported by Hyundai Motor America and its U.S. dealers, announces its 22nd consecutive year in the fight to end childhood cancer. September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month and the organization...
An Oakland, California-based multimedia enterprise working to help youth build and improve journalism skills reached across 2,000 miles to select its first Midwest Executive Director. Kathy Chaney, who has served in reporting and management positions at several Chicago news outlets was recently named to lead the newly established Midwest Hub...