Category : Midwest

Midwest / Illinois - 1 day ago

Republican infighting puts food stamp future at risk

The future of the food stamp program (“Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program” or SNAP) was unclear on Monday (May 21) after conservative Republicans torpedoed a bill that included the Trump administration’s proposed reforms. SEE ALSO: Republican...

Midwest / Wisconsin - 1 day ago

These Mistakes Can Cripple Your Future

Article courtesy of lifemoneystuff.com You want to have a secure, comfortable future, right? Well that future will have to avoid more pitfalls than Indiana Jones–so you need to know what lies ahead. CNN Money compiled a list of the biggest financi...

Midwest / Illinois - 3 days ago

Discovering the Best of Black America in 2018

Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. is the president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA). By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) There is an old African proverb that says, “What you seek, you will surely find.”...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 days ago

Tragedy strikes Stevie Wonder’s family

By phillytrib.com There’s sad news this week for Stevie Wonder and his family. The sister of the Motown legend was found dead. Unfortunately, despite being found at home, she was so decomposed she wasn’t recognizable. At press time, no official cau...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 days ago

PUSH/AACA’s Expo results in jobs for community

BULLEY & ANDREWS hired three applicants on the spot during the Construction Expo held May 11, 2018 at PUSH headquarters. By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader The Rainbow PUSH Coalition/African American Contractors Association’s (AACA) constr...

Midwest / Illinois - 4 days ago

Building a healthier state from the child up

By Tami Silverman As parents, caring adults and community leaders, we must create the conditions for healthy kids to thrive. This means recognizing and addressing the dangers children face when they live in unhealthy environments, reducing health-h...