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Former NFL star Henry Ruggs III sentenced for fatal DUI 

Former Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III was sentenced on Aug. 9 to three to ten years in prison for a November...

PHOTOS: 4th annual Community Peace Walk

The annual Community Peace Walk is a celebration of young Black voices in the Martindale-Brightwood community speaking on issues that are important to them.

60 years after Medgar Evers’ murder, his widow continues a civil rights legacy

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — It's been 60 years since civil rights leader Medgar Evers was murdered outside his Mississippi home. His widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams, is 90 years old. She says he misses him terribly and is proud of his legacy. Several events have been held in Mississippi this month to commemorate the work of the Evers family. Evers was leader of the Mississippi NAACP from 1954 until his death in 1963. He pushed for voting rights and racial equality. Evers-Williams was national chairperson of the NAACP from 1995 to 1998. She says she remains committed to trying to eliminate racism and prejudice.

‘Randy got shot!’: IMPD’s efforts to serve justice and healing

Charita Hinkle had just gotten out of the tub when she noticed multiple missed calls from her niece, Audrikka Burr. Hinkle called her back: “Auntie Rita, Randy got shot!” Burr screamed through the phone. Randy is Hinkle’s son.

Boyd: ‘Tears of relief’

Yesterday I cried. The tears that streamed down my face weren’t tears of joy; they were tears of relief.Relief that the man who murdered George...

The Sound of Justice: Panel to explore how music, art and change collide

From the classic socially conscious rhymes of Tupac to the tunes of modern lyrical legends Kendrick Lamar and Common, music has long been used...

Expanded worldview key to reducing injustice

Given the current political climate and the isolationist orientation of the current president, it is easy to become rather self-absorbed in one’s own daily...

Teach-in, justice fair at IU Bloomington will highlight issue of violence against women of color

A teach-in event — featuring a panel presentation and town hall-style discussion, followed by a justice fair consisting of about 30 campus and community...

Broderick Johnson is His Brother’s Keeper

Broderick Johnson sees young black men on America’s streets taking long drags off short smokes.“It’s the idleness,” said Johnson, a Baltimore native and advisor...

Indy10 to host rally for Mack Long

Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Indy10, a community organization focused on gaining justice, is hosting a #JusticeForMackLong rally at the City-County Building. Mack Long was...
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