Macy’s Backstage The Outlet Store will make its grand debut in the Greater Chicagoland area inside the Macy’s Southlake store in Merrillville, Indiana on Saturday, June 17th. Customers will now have a brand new outlet to find designer deals and fabulous finds, all at significant savings. Carving retail space within...
Oak Street Health takes pride in delivering Quality Healthcare services to senior residents throughout the Northwest Indiana Communities. The public is invited to fellowship with Oak Street Health and enjoy a free pre-holiday dinner. This event is located at the Calumet Township Multi-Purpose Center, 1900 W.41st Ave., Gary, IN....
On July 14, the Chicago Urban League begin a year-long commemoration of its 100th anniversary. To honor the milestone, the organization is kicking the Centennial year off with a free community cookout in Washington Park on July 23rd from Noon-3:00 p.m., and a call for individuals to collectively pledge...
This week, something happened that I prayed would NEVER come to pass. As founder of the Black Women’s Expo (BWe), the country’s largest and longest running exposition targeting Black women, I must inform thousands of supporters, exhibitors and sponsors that this year’s Expo has been cancelled. There. I said...
By Isi Frank Ativie The Black community has shown resiliency through epic socioeconomic catastrophes in this nation for over four centuries. But in the last two months, local businesses in Black America have been impacted more than ever before with the emergence of the COVID-19 virus. The restaurant industry has...
Eight Black aldermen were among Mayor-elect Lori Light's proposed shakeup of the leadership of the City Committees. "Chicagoans expect us to deliver on our commitment to end the old way of doing business in City Council, and this proposal will begin to chart that course,” said Mayor-elect Lightfoot. “We worked...
The Katie Hall Educational Foundation, Inc. is in receipt of congratulatory letters on the occasion of the permanent installation and unveiling of the “U.S. Representative Katie Hall and Passage of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Holiday Law Signing” Historic Marker from two very distinguished Americans.The State of Indiana’s 51st Governor,...
Funds will be used for the purchase of a facility to house programs and offer temporary shelter to area’s homeless Major financial boosts from local foundations have placed the non-profit organization Grace Beyond Borders over its fundraising goal. After setting a target for $40,000 back in November, recently representatives announced...
From its opening night event that featured an intimate conversation between Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Ta-Nehisi Coates; his father, former Black Panther and Black Classics Press founder Paul Coates; and Third World Press Foundation (TWPF) founder Dr. Haki R. Madhubuti, to a gala dinner at The Parkway Ballroom where Grammy...