The sudden “temporary” shutdown of services formerly provided by the mid-Northside Martin Luther King Multi-Service Center not only impacted youth, but was a setback to some 70-plus senior citizens who were serviced by the Center. One of those services included receiving food stuffs once a month from Gleaners Food Bank through a Federally-funded program called […]

The population of African-Americans over the age of sixty-five is increasing as more Black “baby boomers” enter retirement age.  In Indianapolis/Marion County one-in-five senior citizens are African-American.  And that percentage will grow over the next several years.  Indy’s growing Black senior population is creating the need for more services.  But more importantly, its raising the […]