Wednesday, March 3, 2021
BMOA to giveaway over 10,000 new Crispy Chicken Sandwiches to community WHAT: McDonald’s is bringing new additions to their menu with three, all-new Crispy Chicken Sandwiches. In an effort to spread warmth and engage with their neighbors, the Black McDonald’s Operators Association (BMOA) is giving their communities the chance to...
“The tide recedes but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand, the sun goes down but gentle warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops, and yet echoes on in sweet refrains...for every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.” –Something Beautiful Remains by Martha Vashti Pearson Ronald Bruce Hanley...
The HistoryMakers Fifty years ago, on January 4, 1971, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) was officially formed by thirteen black members of the 92nd U.S. Congress. This was a historic moment in U.S. Congressional history; history that is actually housed in the Howard University’s Moorland Spingarn Library. The CBC has, of...
By Hazel Trice Edney   It was around 10 am about six months ago, August 18, 2020. Jamie and Tonya Nash and their two sons were in class and at work inside their house in Newnan, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. It was a scene being played out in millions of...
Legislation authored by State Rep. Earl Harris Jr. (D-East Chicago) to expand economic, education and food access in urban areas through agriculture passed through the House with bipartisan support. House Bill 1283 provides for the creation of urban agricultural zones, which allow for the cultivation, processing, and distributing of food...
February marks Black History Month, a time to celebrate the voices, stories and contributions of Blacks and African Americans. Among the companies honoring Black History Month is Disney. Disney Parks Experiences and Products is recognizing the month by sharing stories about their talented cast members and the important work...
Bettina Taylor from Markham is celebrating a $50,000 windfall, thanks to an Illinois Lottery crossword scratch ticket.  Recently Taylor wrapped up her work day and decided to stop at her local gas station to pick up a few instant tickets before heading home after completing her shift.  "I had just finished...
100 Restaurateurs in 5 Cities Will Participate in Eight-Week Long Curriculum and Receive a $20,000 Grant DoorDash announced its Main Street Strong Accelerator Program, an initiative providing financial support and specialized educational resources to women-, immigrant- and people of color-owned businesses, who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Developed in close collaboration...
By Keisha Jackson and Dr. Nguyen Tran Chiropractic Specialist America’s Heroes Group Military Family Matters, recent guest panelist, Dr. Nguyen Tran, Chiropractor Specialist discussed, “Caregiver Self-Care.” Being a family caregiver can take a lot of energy, alertness, flexibility, and patience. As a caregiver, the best care you can provide for those who...
NIPSCO is accepting applications for its environmental action grant to support local nonprofit organizations with environmental stewardship initiatives through April 2, 2021. In its sixth year, NIPSCO’s Environmental Action Grant continues a tradition of funding restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. “This program is an integral part of our...