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Tracy Baim and the Windy City Times

Tracy Baim and the Windy City Times

In September 1985, Tracy Baim and three colleagues founded the Windy City Times, a weekly LGBT print newspaper that also uses print and social media as ways to reach communities in the Chicago area. During this time, talk of the LGBT community was a sensitive and closeted subject, however, Baim and her team found this to be a great time […]

Twitter Needs Its Business to Show an Upward Trend

Twitter Needs Its Business to Show an Upward Trend

Twitter released its third-quarter earnings on Thursday. There is not much of a difference since their last report, according to Recode on Oct. 25, 2017. The company did not grow at all in the last quarter but believes differently. Last quarter the accountants say that they added four million new users. Since there is no explanation for […]

Amazon to Announce Prime Location in 2018

Amazon to Announce Prime Location in 2018

Cities in North America are poised to lure Amazon after hearing their plans to build its second headquarters in September 2017. They can also employ 50,000 people at this new site. After $7 billion dollars in potential tax credits were extended by the state of New Jersey, more offers began to rise. For instance, Kansas City, Missouri’s […]

Walmart Boosts E-Commerce to Compete With Amazon

Walmart Boosts E-Commerce to Compete With Amazon

According to reports on Oct. 10, 2017, Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s most recent prediction is that they expect little reduction in the pace of its hot e-commerce gain next year. This sent shares up on Tuesday by 2 percent. Slow to catch up with its competitors at Amazon Inc., the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer has been on […]

Gifted and Talented 7 Set to Change Lives

Gifted and Talented 7 Set to Change Lives

Gifted and Talented 7, also known as GT7 is a mentoring program for young black males growing up in Chicagoland. The original seven boys are advised under the authority of Kendall Straughter, the organization’s founder and executive director. The program begins working with the boys when they are high school freshmen and continues to mentor […]

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