Monthly Archives: February 2018

Why Arming Teachers is Bad For Black Students

The debate surrounding the state of school security following last week’s deadly massacre in Florida has increasingly turned to arming teachers and police alike on school grounds. However, were that… Read more »

Concordia College Closing Its Doors, Collapsing Under A Challenge That Many HBCUs Face

After nearly a century of educating Black students, Concordia College in Selma, Alabama announced on Wednesday that it will cease operations at the end of the spring semester. SEE ALSO:… Read more »

Indiana moms demand action on gun violence

Hundreds of moms met across the state Sunday in response to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. They had a call for action to stop gun violence. “i just… Read more »

Broad Ripple’s popular Cake Bake Shop to be spotlighted on Oprah’s O-List

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—When people think of Indianapolis food or even the staple restaurants that just scream “Indy,” one of the first places that comes to mind is often St. Elmo Steak… Read more »

Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 packs revamped cameras plus bigger, brighter screens

Samsung just added major fuel to the ongoing battle for the best smartphone camera. The South Korean tech giant on Sunday unveiled the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ at Mobile… Read more »

Tavis Smiley Lawsuit Claims PBS Suspension For Sexual Misconduct Was Racist

Tavis Smiley cited racism in his lawsuit against PBS that was filed on Tuesday, the Washington Post reported. While the precise contents of the lawsuit against the public media organization… Read more »

Watch: Van Jones Shuts Down Conspiracy Theorist Attacking Parkland Survivors

Van Jones flexed his “shut-them-down” muscle Tuesday when a former U.S. rep came on CNN with a startling conspiracy theory. Jack Kingston (R-GA) tried to write off the high school… Read more »

Police find missing 7-year-old Indianapolis boy

Police have found a boy reported missing from the northwest side of Indianapolis Tuesday night. Police had said Jimaurio Laye was last seen getting off his school bus at his… Read more »

Billy Graham, influential evangelist and adviser to presidents, dies at age 99

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist… Read more »

Adam Vinatieri, Colts nearing 1-year deal to keep kicker with team

case scenario is on the verge of becoming a reality. The veteran placekicker is close to signing a one-year contract to remain with the Indianapolis Colts. Financial parameters of the… Read more »