With a career that spans from a schoolhouse to the White House and now to the Fieldhouse, Dr. Allison Barber has a successful record of building brands and maximizing impact. From grade school teacher in Merrillville, Indiana, to communications strategist in the White House and United States Department of Defense; and as the first chancellor […]

Dr. Terry Whitt Bailey is admired as a community activist, arts administrator and advocate for educational equity.  Terry currently serves as Vice President and Chief Program Officer at the Center for Leadership Development in Central Indiana. In this role, Terry implements the strategic vision of CLD, overseeing the development, implementation, effectiveness and overall quality of […]

Dr. Aleesia Johnson serves as superintendent of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), the largest district in Indiana serving more than 30,000 students. Named superintendent in 2019, Dr. Johnson has entered her second decade of service as an educator, achieving success as a teacher, school leader and administrator in both public charter and traditional district schools. She […]

Deputy Mayor Judith Thomas was appointed by Mayor Hogsett as the Deputy Mayor of Neighborhood Engagement January 2021. Before coming to work for the city, DM Judith Thomas ran Judith & Co., a consulting firm focused celebrating the rich diversity of Arts, Culture & Tourism.  DM Thomas is a community scholar of Africana studies at […]

Tina Cosby is a veteran Broadcast Communications Professional. Currently, she is the host of the daily talk show, Community Connection, on AM 1310, 92.7 FM, and 95.1 FM The Light in Indianapolis, IN. She also serves as Community Affairs Director for the Indianapolis Stations of Radio One. Previously, Tina worked as Community Affairs Director, as well […]

Kimberley Lawrence-Curry has dedicated her 30-year career to the healthcare industry.  Lawrence-Curry graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Business Administration and began her career at Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield.  She later worked at the IU Medical Group-Specialty Care as a Managed Care Consultant. Today, Lawrence-Curry uses her vast knowledge of health […]

Raimeka Graham is a devoted wife, mother, educator, and community leader. She has been married to Chalton Graham Sr. for twenty-two years. Together, they have three children Imani, Kennedi, and Chalton Jr (CJ). In 2021, she became a loving Mimi to her first grandchild, Kace. Raimeka received her Bachelors in Elementary Education from Purdue University […]

Kiahna W. Davis is a finance and operations professional, leadership guru, author, community activist, speaker, philanthropist, and a kingdom kid. She is a graduate of Indiana University, where she was initiated into Tau Chapter in the Spring of 1997. She later received her MBA in Accounting, focusing on taxation, from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is […]

Janai Downs is a native of Gary, Indiana, and has lived as an Indianapolis resident for 23 years. Janai has worked in the nonprofit sector since 2005 when she joined the staff of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis. In her twelve years at the Y, Janai served at the program office and on the staff […]

People hungry for the optics of Trump in handcuffs may not get their wishes, a former prosecutor predicted. But he'll still be booked with a mug shot and fingerprints if arrested. The post Trump’s Expected Arrest: ‘Mug Shot, Fingerprints,’ But Perp Walk Unlikely, Ex-DA Predicts appeared first on NewsOne.

Sophia Rosing, also known as the University of Kentucky "Karen" shown on video in a racist, violent attack against a Black student, had the audacity to plead not guilty to the documented assault. The post University Of Kentucky ‘Karen’ Pleads Not Guilty To Racist Attack On Black Student Despite Video Evidence appeared first on NewsOne.

Greg Meriweather was among the first candidates to declare a run for Mayor, now he’s the first to exit the race. He explains why he’s ending his candidacy and why he’s throwing his support behind Robin Shackleford. “Open Lines with Cameron Ridle” airs Sunday Mornings at 8AM on HOT 100.9 and 106.7 WTLC Indianapolis. Connect […]