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From exclusion to empowerment: Indiana Black lawyers & judges

Prior to 1900, there were very few Black lawyers practicing in and around Indianapolis. The first Black attorney admitted to the bar in Indianapolis was James T.V. Hill, who practiced law from 1882 to 1928 and was active in civic affairs.

On This Day: Black Panther leader Fred Hampton assassinated

On December 4, 1969, Fred Hampton, a rising activist in the Black Panther Party (BPP), was assassinated in a raid led by the Chicago...

NAACP releases travel ban for state of Missouri

BALTIMORE – The NAACP Travel Advisory for the state of Missouri, effective through August 28th, 2017, calls for African American travelers, visitors and Missourians to...

Project 21 members say NAACP call travel ban a "stunt"

Washington, DC - The NAACP recently issued a "travel advisory" for the state of Missouri that suggests a "looming danger" exists there.  Members of the Project 21 black leadership network...

African American Coalition, NAACP release statements following officer-involved slaying

Earlier this week, IMPD officers shot and killed 45-year-old Aaron Bailey, following a short pursuit on the city's northwest side.According to IMPD, Bailey led officers...

African-American Facts for Week of: October 18th

Know Your History!The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian Carter G. Woodson founded the Association...

African-American Facts for Week of: August 23rd

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...

Cremation Services Announced for Julian Bond

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The family of Julian Bond wife, has issued the following statement:We realize that many people loved and admired Julian. We...

NAACP Labor Luncheon

The Greater Indianapolis Chapter of the NAACP, Branch 3053 will be holding their Annual Labor Luncheon with the theme “Labor, What Are We Going...

African-American Facts for Week of: July 12, 2015

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...
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