In the May 19 installment of The Recorder Report; writers Kelly Patrick Slone, Victoria Davis and Ebony Chappel sat down with Carrie Henderson, President of the Business Ownership Initiative and community activist Mat Davis of the Flanner House. Click on the audio player to hear the full broadcast.
For community leaders looking to expand their skill sets and take their leadership to the next level, an upcoming program might be a valuable next step to take.
One viral Facebook post was the start of a much larger, critical conversation about youth in Indianapolis. Derris Ross, founder of the Ross Foundation, is looking to start his own youth center, but not just the typical place for recreational gatherings. This center has a possibility of coming to life at the location of the former Value City Department Store on 38th Street and Arlington Avenue, a neighborhood swamped with crime.
Though they are not yet old enough to vote, some children are acutely aware of what could be at stake in the upcoming November presidential election, and it’s had an impact on classrooms across the country.
U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Carlton is passionate about two areas of service in his life: his country and his family.
If Brooklyn’s Boys and Girls Highs School were a person, it would be in a hospice bed on life support.
WFYI Public Media, Ted Green Films and Heartland Film announce the world premiere of “Attucks: The School That Opened a City” – the new documentary from Producer Ted Green – at the historic Madame Walker Theatre on August 18, 2016. “Attucks: The School That Opened a City” tells the powerful story of Crispus Attucks High School and the remarkable achievements of its African-American graduates, despite a system that had set it up to fail.
My recent trip to Atlanta helped me discover some delicious cuisine. Typically when I go out of town, I’m on the hunt for authentic, local food — not some chain restaurant I can have at home. Well … I thought I was eating local, but I found out otherwise after my great experience at Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill.
A quick and easy pan seared asparagus recipe. Light and tasty!
A source told the Minneapolis StarTribune that the autopsy would confirm that Prince had the painkiller Percocet in his system, although the local medical examiner's office that conducted the examination of the singer has declined to confirm the reports.
Congratulations are apparently in order for Janet Jackson! The music icon is reportedly pregnant with her first child, a source confirmed to Entertainment Tonight. Us Weekly and E! News are also reporting the news.
We’re just days away from the annual holiday celebrating mothers everywhere, and you don’t want to look bad by forgetting to spoil your mom. Most department stores release gift guides hoping to secure sales, but the Recorder has found some unique gift ideas the special woman in your life will surely enjoy.
For what it’s worth, I have always respected Larry Bird. He’s generally blunt and to the point, especially if it’s something that irritates him (like yours truly) or calls into question his ability to be the decision-maker for the Indiana Pacers.
The Indiana Pacers announced Monday they have named Nate McMillan as their head coach. Per club policy terms of the contract were not released.
Santa Monica, Calif.– Nickelodeon and Cam Newton step into the lives of real kids, to help them fulfill their life long dreams, in the new docu-series, All in with Cam Newton, premiering Friday, June 3, at 8 p.m. The 20-episode series, hosted by Newton, pairs kids with unique mentors who lend their expertise in a variety of fields, like gymnastics, animation, basketball and even local city government. Produced by Magical Elves, new episodes of All in with Cam Newton will continue to air Fridays at 8 p.m. on Nickelodeon.
“Oh freedom, oh freedom, oh freedom over me. And before I’d be a slave I’ll be buried in my grave. And go home to my Lord and be free.”
“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build …” — Ecclesiastes 3:1-3 (NIV)
“Let’s get married.” “Will you marry me?” “How about we make it official?” “Let’s you and me become ‘we!’”
No matter the age of the child, it’s never too early to begin teaching them about money, finances and how local businesses operate. Toddlers can interact with toy cash registers, and teens can step into the workforce during high school, but Indianapolis offers a variety of programs to ensure children receive hands-on training no matter their skill level or age.
While it’s no longer prudent to keep your life savings under your mattress or stashed around the house, heading straight to a major bank might not be the best option, either.
Betsy McCaw, president and CEO of 16 Tech Community Corporation, is looking to innovate. She’s not looking to simply lead her own business; she’s looking to build a community that will develop to retain and attract talent to the city and will hopefully strengthen the regional economy.
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