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Chocolate phoenix: The story of pioneering aviator Willa Brown

Surrounded by prestigious awards and memorabilia, dozens of families gathered at Avondale Meadows YMCA on the city's eastside on Feb. 22 to learn about...

Winston-Salem State handles Virginia Union 64-47 in the 2024 HBCU Classic during NBA All-Star Weekend in Indy

Although both teams put on a show in front of a sold out crowd at Gainbridge Fieldhouse, Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) Rams took the...

Lockefield Garden Dust Bowl documentary screening and exhibit unveiled ahead of NBA All-Star Weekend

Once upon a time, players like George McGinnis and Oscar Robertson were not allowed in many stadiums and gymnasiums around Indianapolis. Now, they are...

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...

That ain’t how the story goes: Wabash College’s first Black student

The story goes that he was the first Black student at Wabash College. The story goes that he was dismissed because the community did not want him there. “No one even knew his name until I finally found it in 2022,” said Timothy Lake, an associate professor of English and Black studies at Wabash College.

Carl Weathers, linebacker-turned-actor who starred in ‘Rocky’ movies and ‘The Mandalorian,’ dies

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Weathers, a former NFL linebacker who became a Hollywood action movie and comedy star,...

Embrace change in the new year: Top reasons to explore Black history

World history encompasses Black history, extending far beyond the borders of the United States and across various diasporas globally. However, it was the dark...

Impact and innovation: The Indianapolis Recorder

What began as a two-page church bulletin by co-founders George P. Stewart and William Porter, now hails as one of the top African American publications in the nation.

“What Really Happened on Indiana Avenue? A Story Untold” panel discussion

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Indianapolis’s Indiana Avenue was a thriving district of Black-owned restaurants, churches, businesses, and jazz clubs that...

The state of Black business

Despite Black Americans comprising around 10% of Indiana's population, only 3% of businesses in the state are Black-owned. Did Black business fall from grace...
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