The Poor People’s Campaign, a National Call for Moral Revival will led a digital moral march on June 20, to which Shonda Nicole Gladden encouraged people of all backgrounds and faiths to join.
The following readings are offered as curricular resources for those who desire to know more about racism and white supremacy.
Some people want to see police departments abolished so public safety can be reinvented from ground up. Others want to see spending on public safety — police departments in particular — cut back to some degree and redistributed to education, housing, mental health, areas that are well understood to have an impact on crime.
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Chief Randal Taylor named officer Dejoure Mercer as the officer who shot and killed Dreasjon Reed May 6.
Blessing Boxes, made using former NUVO kiosks, are showing up in Wayne Township. Their contents of food items and encouraging messages are for the taking; and giving.
What started as a peaceful protest organized by several young adults frustrated by the deaths of Black people at the hands of police officers became violent in the late hours of the night May 29 and early morning May 30.
But state and local officials said some scenes from the weekend troubled them and, in some ways, did not bode well for the progress made on the path to reopening Indiana.
A moment of discomfort donating blood could save up to three lives as well as being one of the ways to help others as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an impact on all parts of the community.
Standing at the crossroads of academic and community engagement in Indianapolis, Rev. Gladden has organized an online symposium called "The Soul of Black Folx".