In this 1983 photo, Milton Allen helps students learn about computers during a science and engineering exhibit at The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis.
In 1895, George P. Stewart and Will Porter launched a two-page church bulletin that they then turned into a weekly newspaper covering the African American community in Indianapolis.
Members of the Indiana Civic Workers Club prepared Thanksgiving food and supply baskets at the home of Effie Crowe at 2116 Bellefontaine St., in a photo published in the Indianapolis Recorder on Nov. 26, 1960.
Shannon Williams is stepping down from her longtime position as president and general manager of the Indianapolis Recorder to take a role with education reform group The Mind Trust, she announced Thursday.
William G. Mays, who built one of the nation's largest minority-owned companies and saved one of its oldest African-American newspapers, died Thursday in Indianapolis on his 69th birthday. “Indianapolis has lost a titan of industry and philanthropy,” Mayor Greg Ballard said.
Carolene Mays plans to leave the Indianapolis newspaper after being named to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission.