When Jerome Prince addresses the Gary Chamber of Commerce at its first monthly General Membership luncheon of 2020, on January 13, Prince will have been sworn in as mayor on January 1, 2020. The newly elected mayor of Gary will share his vision for 2020 and give an overview on...
The exclusive partnership comes just in time to celebrate Black History Month. By Christina Santi, Ebony Zandra Cunningham, 18, has partnered with Target to sell her award-winning eponymous skincare line nationwide in celebration of Black History Month. According to Black News, Cunningham’s company, Zandra, focuses on social good and uses STEAM &...
Indiana University Northwest recently announced appointment of several additions to its leadership this academic year. Michelle Dickerson, assumed the role of Executive Director of Finance in July. In her role, Dickerson will oversee the Office of Fiscal Affairs, which is responsible for long-term financial and resource planning and analysis, budgetary development,...
By Joseph Zeballos-Roig, Business Insider Sen. Mitt Romney rolled out a plan on Monday to send a one-time, $1,000 check to every American adult. The aim is to increase spending during the coronavirus outbreak. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate applauded the House coronavirus response package in a press release. But he...
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...
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...
5th annual campaign aims to raise funds to deliver 13,000 meals and wellness checks About 70 people gathered at Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana to officially launch Light the Night for Senior Hunger, Powered by NIPSCO. The year-end campaign is underway to raise funds to deliver nutritious meals to...
By Delta Jones Recently, one of my clients shared the unfortunate news that she had been the victim of vehicle vandalism and theft. Her purse was stolen along with her laptop and a few other valuable items. When I inquired if she was alright, she replied in a calm voice...
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...
January marked the ReStore’s two-year anniversary at the newest location in Merrillville. This is the second ReStore in Northwest Indiana since the Griffith store opened in 2005. ReStore is a thrift shop built on donations from the public and big box stores. They aim to reuse and recycle materials that...