How One Church In Chicago Is Supporting Black Businesses

Trinity United Church of Christ is located on the South Side of Chicago, a congregation of around 10,000. Most associate the church with Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama’s former Pastor. During the 2008 election season, Rev. Wright was widely criticized for many of his sermons, which promoted Black pride and spoke forcefully against injustice. Today Rev. […]

Who Got Next? Meet The Next Black Moguls – Pt. 2

A Series Taking a Closer Look at the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs and the People Ensuring Their Success Generation Z expects their salary for their first job out of college to be $46,799. The Ultimate Guide to Generation Z, found that Gen Z job seekers have high expectations when it comes to their salaries and 60% want […]

A Black Tech Ecosystem Is Being Created In Chicago — Which City Will Be Next?

The 2019 Chicago State of the Black Tech Ecosystem convened this past Thursday evening at Google. The forum was hosted by Black Tech Mecca and moderated by its founder, Fabian Elliott. For three consecutive years, Elliott has sought to compile data explaining the gains and disparities that exist for Black entrepreneurs in Chicago and how […]

Chicago Inaugurated Its First Black Woman Mayor Today; Do We Need More?

Lori Lightfoot takes the reins of the City of Chicago today as she is inaugurated Mayor. Lightfoot stands out as the first Black woman and openly gay mayor of America’s third largest (and arguably greatest) city. The idea of a Black mayor running a major American city is exciting but ultimately, does it matter? The […]

Black Woman Is Helping Hundreds of Black Teens Start Businesses In Chicago

Would you like to move to Chicago? Some believe the Chi is the greatest city in America but others choose to see the negative. Homicides are far too frequent and the perception is that the city is simply a bloodbath. At the root is Black unemployment — historically twice that of whites and in Chicago, […]