Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Commissioner Kari K. Steele recently visited James Wadsworth Elementary School, 6650 South Ellis Avenue, to lend support and encourage Wadsworth’s efforts in the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge Team Competition.  The competition is a collaboration between FIRST® (For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology) and LEGO® Education. The Wadsworth...
The America’s Heroes Group radio talk show started the new year off with a compelling follow up interview to a story that was recently printed in the Chicago Crusader newspaper. The broadcast subject matter was so monumental, radio personality talk show host Cliff Kelley had to ask his regular listening...
MY SKIN IS IN By Ivey N. Smith Ivey Nicole Smith of Chicago, IL, is the creative founder of My Skin Is In, LLC. She created this company for every shy, timid emerging woman who is trying to learn how to embrace her beauty and conquer confidence but conflicted with the images in...
SIGMA GAMMA RHO Sorority members were on hand to welcome the statute of their late sorority sister Alice Allison Dunnigan home to her native Russellville, Kentucky on the grounds of the Seek Museum the first weekend in August for permanent installation. The event was part of the city’s Emancipation...
Fame and fortune can go hand in hand—at least for a select few. Star Warscreator George Lucas leads this year's ranking of America's richest celebrities with a net worth of $5.4 billion thanks largely to the fortune he pocketed when his Lucasfilm production company sold to Disney for $4.1...
Judge next week will decide whether to throw out murder conviction Crusader Staff Report A Cook County judge next week will decide whether to throw out the conviction of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, whose attorneys say did not receive a fair trial when he was found guilty of second-degree...
Peoples Gas reminds customers financial assistance is available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Share the Warmth program. Customers who need help paying their heating bills are encouraged to apply now. The Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA), which administers Share the Warmth and...
Starting in June, Lake County Eats Local will begin hosting weekly farmers markets to address food accessibility in East Chicago and Gary. The program, funded by a grant from the U.S Department of Agriculture, is a partnership between East Chicago, Gary, Legacy Foundation, the NWI Food Council and Purdue University...
Literacy apps are designed to reach adult learners who don’t have access to classes XPRIZE—the global leader in designing and operating world-changing incentive competitions— presented its national literacy initiative, the Adult Literacy XPRIZE $1M Communities Competition, at a rally and information session Thursday with local community organizations and literacy...
The HistoryMakers 2021-2022 Student Brand Ambassador Program
The HistoryMakers The deadline to submit applications for The HistoryMakers 2021-2022 Student Brand Ambassador Program is quickly approaching. Please submit your application by 11:59 P.M. CST this Friday, May 7, 2021. To become one of our student brand ambassadors, interested students must attend one of our subscribing institutions (listed below). If selected,...