fourth of july

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Frederick Douglass and his stance against the practice of slavery has been documented and discussed at length over the years. A prolific orator and activist,…

Since the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776, there have been questions of what that independence means for America’s black citizens. As…

Huggy Lowdown jokes with the crew about the Fourth of July and his family’s tradition.

Parliament was a funk band most prominent during the 1970s. It and its sister act Funkadelic, both led by George Clinton, began the funk music culture of that decade. Listen to the audio clip below of one of their hits “Mothership Connection (Star Child)”:

The Gap Band is an American funk band, who rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s. Comprising brothers Charlie, Ronnie and Robert Wilson, the band first formed as theGreenwood, Archer and Pine Street Band in 1967 in their hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The group shortened its name to The Gap Band in 1973.  The following video is one of […]

Here are just some of the local activities you can participate and enjoy if you are Indianapolis for the 4th of July weekend!