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Poetry in Indianapolis: impact, influence and empathy

April is National Poetry Month, and Indianapolis’ poetry scene has deep roots in Black culture. Indianapolis-based poets Etheridge Knight and Mari Evans were both well-renowned...

Pike senior wins Indiana Poetry Out Loud Competition

Indiana Humanities officially named the winners of the 2024 Poetry Out Loud state contest. The winners are Aalihya Banks – Indianapolis Pike High School...

Art & Soul kicks off Black History Month ahead of NBA All-Star

February is about to be a busy month for Hoosiers, but before Downtown Indy is taken over by NBA fans, the 2024 Art &...

‘A Forerunner of Freedom’: Indianapolis Bethel AME history

In 1991, Bethel AME Church became the first Black church with the distinction of being on the National Register of Historic Places. Sitting at...

Strike a prose: Indianapolis celebrates National Poetry Month

When local poet Manon Voice recited her favorite poem — Mari Evans’ “I Am A Black Woman” — for a small crowd gathered at...

Library hosts poetry contest for all young poets grades 7-12

Next month, the Indianapolis Public Library will honor some our city's best young poets at the 11th annual Slammin' Rhymes Poetry Challenge. This year, the...

LISTEN: The Recorder Report July 14, 2016

In the July 14 installment of The Recorder Report, writers Victoria Davis, Julian Wyllie, Victoria Swanson and Ebony Chappel discussed the recent instances of...

Being Herd: ‘My Black is not a Toy’

My black is not a toy.It's not something that you can pretend to be or use and discard when it's convenient.My black is real....

To the Prettiest, Most Bestest Woman I Know

To the Prettiest, Most Bestest Woman I Know:I have the prettiest most bestest mother in the world and I don’t think she knows that...

Legends Ball: The Blog

“…but people never forget how you make them feel.”~Maya Angelou        When Maya Angelou passed earlier in year, Oprah re-aired her 2006 celebration of women...
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