Black Restaurant Week will come to Indianapolis for the first time. The celebration of local Black-owned restaurants will happen just in time for the National Urban League Annual Conference, giving hungry visitors — and residents — locally owned options for dining.
When project management firms Browning Investments and Davis and Associates Inc., began looking for contractors for 16 Tech, a business and innovation district downtown, executives wanted at least 27% of contracted businesses to be businesses that are local woman-, minority-, veteran- or dis…
The National Urban League’s (NUL) mission is to “enable African Americans to secure economic self-reliance, parity, power and civil rights.”
The National Urban League Annual Conference is right around the corner. The conference isn’t just for adults. It features a college fair and Youth Leadership Summit for middle and high school students.
One Voice Martindale-Brightwood will have a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. July 18 37 Place Community Center, 2605 E. 25th St. A light dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Area residents are asked to submit questions to ask the mayor.
Dee Thornton, a Carmel resident who won the Democratic primary in 2018 for the state’s 5th Congressional District, is set to announce on July 15 that she will seek the same nomination for the 2020 election. Republican Rep. Susan Brooks announced she will not run for reelection.
Local political leaders, citizens and many in the faith community are all employing different tactics to fight two related problems: hunger and food deserts.
As Sharrona Moore helped set up a garden stand July 2 at Eskenazi Health Center Grassy Creek on the far east side, she quizzed her younger workers about the prices of the various produce they would sell. Green beans are $2 per half pound; watermelons are $7. Moore had prices memorized. Kenne…