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Policy and progress: Food justice in Indiana

Bread for the World and the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus partnered to host an afternoon discussion surrounding food injustices Feb. 15 at the Indiana Government Center.

Bread for the World to host Black History teach in and listening session

Bread for the World will join other faith-based organizations for an afternoon of discussion surrounding food injustices.  The Food Justice and Faith Community Teach In...

Indiana’s HB 1002: Addressing antisemitism or silencing free speech?

Those in opposition fear HB 1002, which cites examples of antisemitic speech, could make it illegal to criticize the Israeli government for their attacks on Gaza.

2024 Indiana legislative bills that affect minorities

The 2024 Indiana legislative session kicked off with nearly 130 bills introduced. Several bills would directly and indirectly affect Black and minority Hoosiers.

Response: Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers posted in Carmel 

Over the weekend, Nov. 4-5, recruitment fliers purportedly left by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) were found in Carmel, Indiana, and surrounding communities.  

Property tax deductions available to Homestead property owners

State Representative Cherrish Pryor and the Indianapolis delegation of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus recently held a town hall at Progressive Baptist Church to...

Indiana Legislators debate $10 million proposal for Martin University

Governor Eric Holcomb proposed $10 million to Indiana's only predominantly Black serving institution, Martin University, as part of his agenda and state budget. The Senate Committee on Appropriations wanted to allocate those funds to all schools. 

‘It could happen here’: Tennessee lawmakers who protested gun control on House floor, reinstated

A top state lawmaker in the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus, said the shocking events in the Tennessee House in the last two weeks should be a wake-up call for Hoosiers.

IBLC legislative agenda emphasizes education, support for students of color

The Indiana Black Legislative Caucus announced its 2023 legislative agenda, which focuses on closing the education achievement gap and providing additional support to students...

Porter: The hypocrisy of the charitable bail debate

House Republicans contend that regulation of charitable bail organizations will put them “on the same footing” as bail bond companies. However, House Bill (HB)...
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