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Education: Herron School of Art

The Herron School or Art and Design is an important educational institution for the state of Indiana as the only accredited, professional art and design school in the state. Indiana Minority Business Magazine caught up with Dean Valerie ...

Design for the Decades: A talk with fashion designer, Alpha Blackburn 

By Ebony Marie Chappel  Alpha Blackburn is known for many things. A legendary fashion career, a successful tenure in architecture and much like her name would connote, a strong, influential impact on the lives of others. For many years, her ...

How to build a capsule wardrobe

Is your closet a dark abyss where things go to hang and never be found again? Have you lost count of the number of things you own that still have tags on them? Do you frequently find yourself shuffling through tons garments that you hate only to ...

It’s not us, it’s you

How a multi-generational workplace can benefit business By Miranda Miller Minority business owners are likely aware of the many ways diversity benefits the workplace. They are also probably familiar with the dangers of stereotypes. Still, ...

Listen here: TUNE IN TO THESE 6 HOOSIER PODCASTS

By Keshia McEntire In our increasingly on-demand world, people have grown weary of the endless commercials, chatter and repetitive playlists overtaking many radio stations. Listeners who want content that is both instant and relevant to their ...

Suds for Social Justice: Young entrepreneur promotes self-care, awareness

Moving the observance of Black history beyond the shortest month to be recognized 365 days a year is a desire shared by many who are proud of our culture and heritage. Brooke Starks, a 23-year-old Indianapolis resident, decided to join her love of ...

Plan your work, work your plan

Staff Report   The phrase, “proper preparation prevents poor performance” is more than just a cliche. Going into a new year can be an exciting yet anxiety-ridden time for business owners and professionals — especially those looking ...

A stogie for all scenarios

How to recommend cigars to others By Sal Domingo, Famous Smoke Shop   As a “share and share alike” kind of guy, it’s always been important to me to help point cigar smokers new and old in the right direction. Cigar tastes are ...

Better together: Inclusivity training can benefit all employees

By Keshia McEntire   Training in inclusivity and diversity has been common in most American workplaces since the late 1900s. Today, almost all Fortune 500 companies and about half of midsize businesses require diversity training. When ...

Mixing business with pleasure: How to navigate fraternization in the workplace

  By Keshia McEntire   Most people want to have positive interactions with their coworkers, but what happens when professional relationships become more than friendly? Many experts see dating coworkers as flirting with trouble. ...