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Black data processors meet in Indianapolis

The Black Data Processing Association (BDPA) hosted its 36th annual National BDPA Technology Conference in Indianapolis. There, they honored and celebrated the contributions of several outstanding Indianapolis citizens whose Information Technology ...

Topiary expert lectures in Fishers

As part of “Gardens & All Things Green,” a two-week celebration of gardening and horticulture in Hamilton County, noted topiary expert Pear Fryar presented a free lecture and topiary demonstration. Fryar, the 80-year-old son of a sharecrop...

Hoosiers raise money for kidney transplant patient

Spencer resident Tonda Thacker Hinton awaits a new lease on life, which will come from a lifesaving kidney transplant. Over the years, she has endured countless procedures and medical crises, and she even underwent a kidney/pancreas transplant in ...

Guests enjoy weekend of Chords, Canvas and Cocktails

This summer, West Baden Springs Hotel, hosted “Chords, Canvas & Cocktails.” There, guests enjoyed “Jazz Under the Dome,” a weekend of standards, be-bop, and swing, featuring some of the best jazz talent in the region; a Bourbon Women ...

Jehovah’s Witnesses select Evansville for convention

For the 11th consecutive year, the Jehovah's Witnesses selected Evansville as a site for their summer convention. This is the largest religious group hosted by Evansville each year. Organizers anticipate 6,300 worshipers from Arkansas, Indiana, ...

Notre Dame, GE offers summer Camp

Girls from grades seven and eight at Brown, Jefferson and Jackson intermediate centers participated in the first GE Girls at ND summer camp on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The weeklong day camp gave the girls an introduction to STEM ...

African Leaders train at Notre Dame

Twenty-five young African leaders from 17 countries descended on the University of Notre Dame where they trained for six weeks in business and entrepreneurship as part of the Obama administration’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Presid...

Internet Entrepreneurship 101 for African Americans: Practical Methodologies for Achieving In Internet Business

Do African Americans need a book targeted specifically to help them break into and reap the benefits of the Internet economy? Figures released in May by Google show only 1 percent of their employees are Black in comparison to the overall population, ...

Christian Indiana companies may benefit from Hobby Lobby’s outcome

The U.S. Supreme Court in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby left the decision whether to provide coverage for certain types of birth control to the employer, having an immediate effect on that Oklahoma-based company. However, some Indiana employers also had a ...

Obama order protects rights of federally contracted LGBT employees

A recent study conducted by the Equal Rights Center and Freedom to Work concluded job applicants who so much as hint they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender on their resumes reduce their chances of being called for an interview by as much as ...