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Building generational wealth in Black communities: A path to economic empowerment

While Black History Month may have closed in February, reflecting on the ongoing journey toward equity and empowerment within Black communities is crucial. One...

Zipporah and her sisterhood: A story of deliverance for Women’s History Month 2024

“Now the priest of Midian had seven daughters: and they came and drew water and filled the troughs to water their father's flock. And...

From exclusion to empowerment: Indiana Black lawyers & judges

Prior to 1900, there were very few Black lawyers practicing in and around Indianapolis. The first Black attorney admitted to the bar in Indianapolis was James T.V. Hill, who practiced law from 1882 to 1928 and was active in civic affairs.

REVIEW: Beef and Boards brings ‘Beautiful’ to life 

Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre is celebrating the life and legacy of Carole King, one of the most successful female songwriters of the late...

Children’s dental health: What to know

Local dentists are helping families make sure kid’ teeth are healthy before the Tooth Fairy comes to collect. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month,...

Circle City Prep to host Black History Month bake sale

Circle City Prep’s (CCP) Culinary Club have been preparing for the school's Black History Month bake sale. In collaboration with The Patachou Foundation, CCP's...

Indiana Historical Society to tell stories of free Black settlement

The history of an early settlement of free Black and mixed-race pioneers in Indiana will have its story told. Before the end of slavery, free...

‘The whole point is community’: Indiana Pride of Color’s promise to LGBTQ+ Hoosiers

Indiana Pride of Color (INPOC) is working to create spaces for Black and brown LGBTQ+ Hoosiers to feel seen and heard. The organization is the...

It started with a three-dollar camera from Goodwill

Dwayne Dixon picked up his first camera when he was 15 years old. It was a three-dollar camera from Goodwill. Born Feb. 18, 1949, in Indianapolis, by the time he was 18, he was drafted into the Navy and became an aircraft carrier.

Spotlight on Black artists who shaped Naptown

As the community comes together to celebrate Black History Month, the Recorder is shedding a light on a few of the Black visual artists...
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