Julia Carson

During Women’s History Month, Karen Vaughn will spotlight the great women history-makers in Indiana. Julie Carson served nearly 2 decades in the Indiana legislature, before being elected to the U.S. House in 1996. Representative Carson was the first African American and woman to represent the Indiana state capital. Representative Carson fought for the working class […]

  Two African-American political legends were immortalized at the Indiana Statehouse on Thursday. Bronze sculptures of the late-Congresswoman Julia Carson who was the first African-American representing Indianapolis in the U.S. House and of the late-James Sidney Hinton, who was the first African American to serve in the Indiana State House of Representatives were unveiled to the public during a […]