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Poverty: ‘It takes a toll’

Let him tell it, Chris Busbee is sure he could’ve gone pro in football or basketball, maybe both. Instead, Busbee was staring down the barrel...

When philanthropy takes the lead on fixing poverty

La’Toya Pitts has been CEO of Christamore House for about 2 1/2 years, enough time to learn expectations for what the west side community...

Low-income residents, neighborhoods face long history of neglect

Sometimes it comes at 2 in the morning. Sometimes it’s a few hours later at 5 a.m. or 5:30 a.m. Either way, Leslie House...

Workers face power struggle on the job and in life

When Robert Hughes talks about the advantages of being represented by a union, he doesn’t go straight to the big-ticket stuff such as wages...

Cash bail system creates inequities for those living in poverty

In 2016, Hamilton County ended cash bail and instead did a “risk assessment” for each case. After evaluation in 2018, officials said the program...

Martindale-Brightwood to get $3.5 million in investments from city

The Martindale-Brightwood community will receive about $3.5 million in investments over the next three years aimed at helping current homeowners and getting more families...

Legislation could heavily impact Black community

Several bills that could have a significant impact on Black Hoosiers have made it through one half of the legislative process and are now...

AACI holds protest at Statehouse

The African American Coalition of Indianapolis (AACI) and community supporters held a silent protest at the Indiana Statehouse on March 2 in reaction to...

Some COVID-19 restrictions lifted

Allowable capacity in restaurants, bars and music venues will increase March 1. Looking at data in Marion County, Mayor Joe Hogsett and Dr. Virginia Caine,...

City officials unsure when NYU public safety partnership will conclude

Mayor Joe Hogsett announced a partnership with the Criminal Justice Lab at New York University’s School of Law in June 2020 to chart a...


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