Some of the staff members of The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper volunteered their time at the Horizon House located near downtown Indianapolis on July 31. The team worked on the organization's landscape by removing trash from the parking lot, weeds and other items. The staff also cleaned the outdoor space used by community members.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the country, is donating $4.7 million to two coalitions in Mississippi and eight organizations in New Orleans that aim to support young men and boys of color.
Donald Trump thinks the United States will not see another black president for some time because Barack Obama has "set a very poor standard," the billionaire businessman, entertainer and Republican presidential candidate told ABC News on Sunday. Trump -- who has questioned whether Obama was born in the United States and was once sued by the Justice Department because the management of his apartment complexes allegedly discriminated against black tenants -- also thinks he'll win the black vote.
Two University of Cincinnati police officers involved in a colleague's recent fatal shooting of Samuel DuBose also were on hand for a 2010 struggle with a psychiatric patient who later died.
For many Indianapolis residents, the thought of the Lafayette Square Mall area brings joyful childhood memories, but today several of those memories have faded away as the once bustling retail area has hit a brick wall.
The world watched as Bobbi Kristina Brown buried her superstar mother, Whitney Houston February 11, 2012. The 48-year-old pop icon was found face-down in a filled bathtub with drugs nearby.
As summer vacation winds down for students, practices are ramping up for young athletes to prepare for the fall season. Physicians encourage players and parents to take the proper steps to help prevent injury.
The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor (OUCC) is recommending a dramatic reduction to Indianapolis Power & Light Company’s (IPL’s) requested rate increase. While IPL has asked the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission to approve a $67.7 million rate increase, the OUCC recommends limiting the increase to $5.9 million.
This Sunday, August 2, as the Indianapolis Colts open their 2015 Training Camp, presented by Verizon, in Anderson, Ind. they will team up with Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health to host their annual Kids Day at camp. This year’s Kids Day will include a variety of special activities for youth, including a $2.50 kid’s meal at the concession stands and a celebration of mascot Blue’s 10th season with the team.
Covering Kids & Families of Central Indiana hosts its popular Back to School Family Day on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on the on the grounds of the Marion County Public Health Department, 3838 N. Rural St. This 15th annual event is one of the largest Back to School events in the state.
New data show Indiana children are making strides in education, but the state continues to struggle with high rates of child poverty.
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 36 years old when police on East 30th Street and North Sherman Drive stopped him on April 12, 2015. Reports say that Long ran from the police, which resulted in him being shot and killed. Last week, IMPD released the footage from a body camera of the shooting with nine seconds missing. Long’s family and friends want justice and want the truth of the shooting.
Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross are the new parents of a baby girl, according to People.
Naomi Campbell has been sentenced to six months in prison by a Sicilian court for scratching a paparazzo’s eye back in 2009.
July marked 15 years since the release of Jill Scott's debut album, “Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1.” The longevity of her career is, in today's music industry, a true testament to her talent. During a recent interview with The Huffington Post, the Philadelphia native explained how she has stayed relevant through the years. Not surprisingly, she chalks it up to not “oversaturating the music business.”
While making press rounds for their upcoming film "Fantastic Four," Michael B. Jordan and Kate Mara fielded a series of cringeworthy questions on the "Rock 100.5 Morning Show" in Atlanta on Thursday.
WHAT: The Naptown Scene: Classic Jazz Photography exhibit will feature the work of Indianapolis-based photographer Mark Sheldon, featuring more than 50 photographs and biographies of legendary Indianapolis jazz musicians. Biographical anecdotes are courtesy of David Williams and his book Indianapolis Jazz: The Masters, Legends and Legacy of Indiana Avenue. The book will also be available for purchase at the event.
To me, the brand new B Spot restaurant is innovative, fun and an eatery with phenomenal food!
Ball Up’s Million Dollar Summer Challenge has come to an end in Indianapolis after six weekends of intense, hard-fought games. The event was hosted at Northwest High School and saw appearances from Ball Up All-Stars and NBA athletes Jeff Teague and Marquis Teague. Each weekend brought a large crowd.
On Friday, August 21, as high school football season begins in Indiana, the Indianapolis Colts will open up Lucas Oil Stadium to host their annual Horseshoe Classic: Friday Night Kickoff, presented by Herff Jones. The 2015 Horseshoe Classic will feature Decatur Central and Franklin Central at 6:00 p.m., and Roncalli and Southport at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are available through existing schools, Lucasoilstadium.com and Ticketmaster. The Horseshoe Classic is a part of the team’s ongoing partnership with the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA), and their support of high school football.
In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and the Indiana Pacers will bring one of the all-time great underdog stories, Hoosiers, to the NBA hardwood, celebrating the film’s 30th Anniversary.
I’m not sure when my nighttime routine began, though I’m fairly sure it was after I became a father. It’s nothing very elaborate, but that doesn’t mean it’s unimportant. It is, truly. In fact, I find I can’t sleep unless it’s all been done.
After more than 51 years of service to the Indianapolis community, Pastor Melvin Girton Sr. will pass his legacy of pastorship to his nephew John Girton Jr. as pastor of Christ Missionary Baptist Church.
In 2012, world-renowned entertainer Kirk Franklin announced the signing of his first gospel artist and quartet, The Walls Group, to his label Fo Yo Soul Entertainment. Siblings, Darrell, 24; Rhea,19; Paco,19; and Ahjah,19 Walls from Houston, Texas has dazzled the Gospel and music community with their latest hit singles “Great Is Your love,” “Satisfied,” “Love On the Radio,” and others. What began as a viral video of the Walls children singing on Facebook, quickly became a YouTube hit and drew attention from people all over the country requesting the group sing at events.
When you think of a "leader" -- who do you see? Many people think of a tall white man in a suit. Long ago, I decided that I wanted to do my part in changing that image.
“Fashion fades, only style remains the same.”—Coco Chanel
More job searches take place on mobile devices than the desktop, and two-thirds of email is read on mobile devices. Yet many human resource (HR) departments lack the mobile policies and technology to recruit top talent that’s increasingly on the go.
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