Lauryn Smith sat on the sidewalk during a sit-in on Indiana Avenue earlier in September and thought about whether it’s actually possible for police to have a good, trusting relationship with the community.
When protesters came face to face with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers downtown May 30, the anger and confusion from the crowd was palpable.
Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine will be looking for volunteers to receive a two-round COVID-19 vaccination when the trial resumes in the United States.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officials presented the agency’s proposed 2021 budget to the city-county council’s Public Safety and Criminal Justice Committee on Sept. 9, which turned into the latest iteration of the debate about appropriate police funding.
They say when white folks catch a cold, Black folks get pneumonia. The saying usually applies to economic disparities, but what about when white folks face a harsh stigma over substance use disorder and recovery?
Suicide Awareness Week, which began Sept. 6, aims to erase the stigma surrounding mental health issues and suicide. For African Americans — who are more likely to have mental health issues and less likely to receive care — the need is greater.
Maurice Broaddus continued racking up the honors recently when he was announced as one of the winners of the 2020 Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards.
Working with sewage isn’t glamorous, but the workers at Citizen Energy’s Dig Indy project may make Indianapolis a cleaner — and more prosperous — place to live.