Open Lines

Hosted by Ebony Chappel – @ebonythewriter Interview with Brandon Cosby and Sibeko Jywanza of Flanner House. The Flanner House just recently opened Cleo’s Bodega and Cafe, a neighborhood grocery store and gathering place. For more information on Flanner House programs and initiatives, visit  

Hosted by Ebony Marie Chappel – @ebonythewriter Interviews with Danicia Monet and Corey McDaniel aka @thefoodarchitectindy

Hosted By Ebony Chappel @ebonythewriter Interview with Muhammed Saahir of Blue Sofa Counseling. For more information, call 812-269-2214 or email Link: African-Americans and Mental Health    

Hosted by Ebony Chappel Interviews with: Leon Bates, doctoral student erecting a historical memorial in Indianapolis to honor Lieutenant Colonel Joseph H. Ward, M.D Claudia White founder of Youth Global Perspectives, a non-profit that exposes youth to the world through interactive travel experience.  Greg Rose, creative behind FATHERS art installation, an initiative to reframe the […]

Hosted by Ebony Marie Chappel – @ebonythewriter Interviews: Black-female vintner and entrepreneur Nicole Kearney of Sip and Share Wines. Sip and Share Wines will be at the Vintage Indiana Wine Festival! For more information, visit Nichelle M. Hayes, executive director of Center for Black Literature and Culture. The CBLC will be hosting Juneteenth festivities. […]

Hosted By: Ebony Marie Chappel – @ebonythewriter  In honor of National Donate Life Month – Interviews with Curtis Warfield and Faith McKinney organ transplant recipients. For more information on National Donate Life Month –

Hosted by Ebony Marie Chappel – @ebonythewriter Interview with Mary Payton and Dayvid Brown of Minority Health Coalition of Marion County. The MHC is hosting a Shower Your Baby with Love Community Baby Shower and Conference on June 1. Visit for more information.

  First Guest: Dr. Breanca Merritt, founding director of CRISP  Marion County had the third-highest eviction rate in Indiana, behind DeKalb and Howard counties. However, it also had the highest rate of eviction filings in the state. Trends over time (2010-2016) • Indiana and Marion County eviction and filing rates remained higher than the overall […]