Recently, Governor Mike Pence presented 17 outstanding African-American Hoosiers, community leaders and organizations from across the state with several awards during the Indiana Black Expo, Inc. 46th Annual Summer Celebration (IBE) Governor’s Reception. “As we reflect on the events of these last few weeks, it is important that we rededicate...
Indiana banks have been working with small businesses to help them access Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans backed by the Small Business Administration. Per SBA figures released recently, as of April 16 Indiana banks assisted in completing 35,990 PPP loans totaling $7,491,445,351 in approved dollars. PPP loans allow small...
Goodbye Outlander And Power? By Mae Abdulbaki, Cinema Blend Relationships between cable companies and cable networks/studios have always required a balancing act to maintain. This was apparent back in 2010 when CBS and Comcast were close to ending their partnership because they couldn’t reach a deal, and various situations occurred this...
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a delay in reopening the Indianapolis Boulevard (U.S. 12/20) lift bridge in East Chicago due to challenges on site from a variety of factors. Crews have been working on two individual projects on Indianapolis Blvd., a bridge deck project on the lift...
Kohl’s donated $10,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana on January 6, 2020 to support its work in Porter and Lake counties. This is the second year that the organization has received this award, and President/CEO Ryan Smiley said the funding will go toward programming that...
By Charlene Crowell While economists contend that the economic recession is over, the reality for much of Black America is starkly different. Racial disparities in unemployment and under-employment persist. And homeownership, a key measure of economic health for consumers and communities alike continues its downward decline even now. According to the...