@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News   —  The funeral for Indianapolis poet/author Mari Evans is scheduled for today. The service will be open to the public. Evan’s service will be held 1 p.m. at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church at 100 West 86th Street. Evans was a prominent member of the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. She passed […]

UPDATED – REACTION FROM BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: The Administration of Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard refuses to reveal how much city contract dollars have been spent with Black-owned businesses. Last month, Mayor Ballard told an audience at a Black Expo Breakfast that the City had spent a half billion dollars with minority businesses since 2008.  […]