Alice Watson, Indiana Black Expo’s senior vice president of operations and project management, was named as Mckinzie’s successor.
Report: Newfields board member on human resources committee resigns
Adrienne Sims, IU Health’s chief human resources officer since 2022, resigned from the Newfields board, The Indianapolis Recorder reported.Read More
Organizations seek explanation for Newfields leader’s departure
Leaders of Indiana Black Expo Inc. and the Indianapolis Urban league said the community is owed more information about the circumstances surrounding the CEO’s departure.Read More
New Black Expo CEO emphasizes organization’s year-round initiatives
Indiana Black Expo is known for its Summer Celebration and fall Circle City Classic events. But Alice Watson says the not-for-profit promotes social and economic advancement of Black residents throughout the state 12 months a year.Read More
Circle City Classic doesn’t rule out return of football in 2023
On Sept. 24, instead of a football game, marching bands and a step competition among fraternities and sororities from historically Black colleges and universities will be in the spotlight at Lucas Oil Stadium.Read More
Creating new businesses and expanding opportunities for existing Black-owned businesses are key ways to invest in the Black community and help us fight for racial equality.
Organizers say they are planning to provide some events digitally. Officials said they are particularly concerned about the disproportionate effect the coronavirus is having on African Americans.
The move could cut potential attendance at Friday evening’s show from about 30,000 to no more than 8,000.
An open letter written by Indiana Black Expo President Tanya Bell has exposed a major rift between the organization and the market’s two biggest media properties targeting local black audiences.
Indiana Black Expo’s signature event means different things to different attendees. While Spike Lee and Billy Dee Williams were being honored, I was checking out the art.
Indiana Black Expo has fired three executives who signed letter in May complaining about the leadership of CEO Tanya Bell, TV reports say.
Attendance at Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration was up 5 percent compared to last year, the local organization reported Friday afternoon.
Organization directors will announce in August any recommendations from an outside consultant brought in after employees voiced concerns about the leadership of president and CEO Tanya Bell.
The violence that sometimes erupts on the streets of downtown during Summer Celebration’s final weekend can no
longer be tolerated.