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Affordable Housing Initiative Helps Recruit, Retain Black Teachers in Education

INDIANAPOLIS: The Educate ME Foundation is assisting Black educators achieve homeownership through its Teacherville initiative. This program aims to reduce the barriers to homeownership...

“Celebration of Black women in fantasy”: Local author to launch new novel

Local author Keshia McEntire is set to host a book launch and signing at the Martindale-Brightwood Library Branch Sept. 2. McEntire, author of the “The...

HomePower program helps Black homebuyers build wealth in Indianapolis

A new program in Indianapolis is helping Black and brown homebuyers build wealth and revitalize their community. The HomePower program, launched by Intend Indiana...

Mayor Hogsett affirms grant of $5.86 million for housing initiative

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett has announced $5.86 million in funding for ten proposals selected for the Vacant to Vibrant program, which aims to convert...

Little feet hit the concrete for the fourth annual Community Peace Walk

Over 100 youth gathered at the Leadership & Legacy campus of Edna Martin Christian Center and ventured off to walk through their neighborhood with a powerful message.

Community organizations golf for a good cause

The Ultra Elite Group is partnering with the Frederick Douglass Golf Course and the Martindale Brightwood Community Development Corporation to host the 2nd annual...

From dope to dogs: How one man is bringing hot dogs and hustle to Martindale-Brightwood

James Davis had just been processed out of jail in 2013 on a drug charge. Even though he had been arrested multiple times for selling off and on for decades, he knew he needed to do something different.

Free book fair aims to keep kids reading over the summer

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Oaks Academy and Black WorldShooler Mobile Bookstore hosted a free book fair for families in the Martindale-Brightwood community

Black Community matters: The value of voting

Vera Kersey was letting her dog out Monday night when she heard gunshots ring out in her neighborhood within Martindale-Brightwood.  She was already planning to wake up early next morning to cast her vote in the Marion County Primary Elections. After hearing the shots, the 64-year-old began to hope that who she voted for would focus on the crime in her area.

Organization plans to bring affordable 3D-printed homes to Indianapolis

Circle Up Indy has unveiled a plan to build up to 2,000 homes in the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood using a patented 3D printing machine that...
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