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Indiana Civil Rights Commission Hosts National Conference

The Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) will host the 2023 Indiana Civil Rights Commission Annual Conference beginning June 19 through June 21 at the Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station in Indianapolis, IN.

On This Day: Harriet Tubman’s historical raid

On this day in 1863, Harriet Tubman accomplished one of the most remarkable feats in American history. She directed a mass of nearly 800 slaves to liberation, sidestepping Confederate soldiers and risking her own life for the freedom of others.

‘Do your research. Celebrate it’: Juneteenth continues to grow

Shelley Covington found out about Juneteenth five years ago when she was working with students doing research on Black history. One of her students...

Juneteenth will become a national holiday

Last week I wrote about the irrationality of the ever-expanding opposition to critical race theory (CRT). This week, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a...

Shabazz: Juneteenth is coming. Habari Gani?

Habari Gani? The Swahili words that mean “What’s the news?” are often associated with the Kwanzaa holiday. However, this month, as we near the...

What to the Black Man is 4th of July in 2017?

It has been 240 years since the Declarations of Independence was signed and we still haven’t reached the status of those words, “We hold...

Statement by the President on the observance of Juneteenth

On this day 150 years ago, more than two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the slaves of Galveston, Texas finally received...

Juneteenth celebrations this weekend in Indy

Are you looking for a way to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend? The Eiteljorg Museum and the Asante Children's Theater(ACT) are joining to celebrate Juneteenth.Juneteenth...

Juneteenth History: Know Your Black History

Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and emancipation. The...
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