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@kwellscomm  TLCNaptown.com News  — Margot Lee Shetterly, who is the author of the book that inspired the film which carries the same name “Hidden Figures” is visiting Indiana on this busy Wednesday. That film was nominated for an Academy Award on Tuesday in the Best Pictures category and landed a Best Supporting Actress nomination for […]

@kwellscomm  “Access Indy with Kim Wells” As voters head to the early voting poll on this last day of early voting Monday or when the polls open Tuesday on Election Day, one of the issues that they’ll have to address on their ballot is the Marion County Transit Plan Referendum. One organization is in full support of […]

About 200 people marched through the streets of Indy’s near northwest side Sunday singing and displaying pictures of their loved ones murdered right here in the city. Most of these victim’s murders remain unsolved. This community effort was a part of the new “Let’s Talk” campaign encouraging people to stop the ‘don’t snitch’ culture to get […]

Scholar, educator Aldon D. Morris is taking us on a historic journey as he helps to rewrite the history of sociology and acknowledges the groundbreaking work of W. E. B. Du Bois’ in the founding of the discipline. In Morris’ latest book, The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology, he calls […]

The Indianapolis community gathered on Saturday with family, friends, and colleagues to celebrate the life of community leader and broadcaster–our own–Amos Brown. Funerals often are sad occasions, particularly when a person is beloved or a person is ripped away suddenly without warning, as was the case on both fronts with the late-host of the popular […]

What are your concerns and solutions to pressing issues about life here in your own Indianapolis neighborhood on the day-to-day? The Your Life Matters Campaign has joined forces with the United Community Centers of Indy and they want to know. They’re inviting you to come out to one of a series of community meetings that […]

In today’s #YourMoneyMatters Report, it’s all about earning and jobs. You may be looking for a job or simply want to make a career move and today could be your lucky day for opportunity. There are two job fairs taking place on Wednesday and job seekers are invited. Indiana’s Seventh District Congressman, Andre Carson, is hosting his “6th Annual […]

The “Your Life Matters Initiative” here in Indy has a new director, non-profit guru, Dr. Michael Twyman and he has big plans to make this effort to improve the lives of young black males in this community successful. This initiative is aligned with President Barack Obama’s program “My Brother’s Keeper” and will likely serve as a model […]

There’s a silver lining in the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity racist video flap at the University of Oklahoma.  The community has come together to donate to a fund set up for the frat house’s long-term chef. Identified only as “Howard,” media +wire reports indicate that he lost his job after the national office of SAE immediately closed […]

Hot on the heels of learning that New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced that he’s taking precautions after two of his officers were killed over the weekend by shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, we’ve learned that one FOX affiliate TV station edited a news story to make it appear as if demonstrators, who are protesting police brutality and […]

            Our “Legal Eagles” stopped by “Access Indy” Sunday to help break down the lack of criminal charges from two grand juries in the cases of black unarmed males killed by police officers. Those cases were the deaths of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and husband-father, Eric Garner in […]

The National Center On Family Homelessness has released its annual report card on how states fair on helping homeless children. The new report entitled “America’s Youngest Outcasts” ranks each state by child well-being. According to the reports’ findings Alabama does the absolute worst when it comes to helping homeless children. While Indiana placed much better, […]