While many Americans are waiting for their COVID-19 stimulus payments, an Indiana man received a little more than he was expecting. Charles Calvin–who is a volunteer fire fighter from New Chicago, Indiana–told a nearby news station that he withdrew $200 from his checking account at an ATM. When he looked at his receipt, his remaining […]
A viral video capturing a White JCPenney employee performing a submission hold on an unnamed Black girl has sparked controversy.
Indiana officials claim an organization conducting a Black voter registration drive engaged in voter fraud.
The deaths of three young men from a predominantly Muslim community in Indiana have raised more questions than answers for investigators. https://twitter.com/KhaledBeydoun/status/703958548817035265 The Washington Post reports that 23-year-old Mohamedtaha Omar, 20-year-old Adam Mekki, and 17-year-old Muhannad Tairab were found dead Wednesday (Feb. 24) at a home police called a “party house” in Fort Wayne. The men were all […]
Paula Cooper was not only world famous because at the age of 16, she became the youngest person in Indiana sent to the electric chair, but because millions the world over rallied to have her sentence commuted. From the archives: The life of Paula Cooper, once Indiana’s youngest Death Row inmate. She was found dead […]