People's Press Indy
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond
People's Press Indy
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond
People's Press
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond

March For Our Lives – Monument Circle – 11:00 a.m.

March 24th 11:00-2:00 In the wake of the recent tragic Parkland, Florida school shooting, students and concerned citizens across the country have been calling for gun control legislation. Students have been organizing marches all across the country, including in Indianapolis. This Saturday, March 24th Hoosiers will gather to show their support for gun control legislation […]

Kennedy’s speech, King’s legacy resonates across generations

But we have to make an effort in the United States. We have to make an effort to understand, to get beyond, or go beyond these rather difficult times.” – Robert F. Kennedy, April 4, 1968 Abie Robinson was an angry young black man in 1968. Just returned from Vietnam. He came home to a […]

The Rise and Fall of Stephen J. Clay

Stephen J. Clay resigned as City-County Council President last week shortly before the February 19th Council Meeting. His rise to power was surprising to say the least, brought about by alleged backroom deals with Republicans, as well as the support of four Democrats who backed his bid for the Council Presidency. His six weeks as […]

A Teacher and Mother on Parkland: Why? There’s No Neat Answer

In the aftermath of the horrific shooting in Florida last week, there has been much hand-wringing, blaming of parents, and teens taking charge. Everyone is asking why all this is happening and coming up with solutions ranging from the rational (tighten up gun regulations, get rid of assault weapons) to the irrational (arm all the […]

“Snatched: A Passage to Madness” Invites Reflection on Forgotten History

    “You are always auditioning.” “Who is Amilcar Cabral?” “Bring me something.” “This is important work–learn it.” “Fill the room with your voice!” “Does anyone have anything they want to show me?”   Deborah Asante, a force of nature, challenges a room full of actors, ranging from elementary-age up to 40, to know the […]

For Yet Another Year, Indiana Does Not Feel That A Hate Crime Law is Justified.

By Mary Ann Felt Thanks to Indiana Senate Republicans and social conservative lobbying groups, another year will pass without a hate crime law in our state.  Indiana is currently one of only FIVE states in the country without any form of hate crime law on the books.  Only five states out of 50 and the […]

Women’s March 2018: Indiana Voices United for Change

Over 6,000 people attended the Women’s March in Indianapolis Saturday January 20, 2018.  A wide array of different activist groups, nonprofit political organizations, Democratic candidates running for office, and other political organizations were represented at the march.  These groups included the Indiana Democratic Party, Indy Black Lives Matter, Planned Parenthood, Spencer Pride Community, Indivisible Indianapolis, […]

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