Indiana Black Expo is an effective voice & vehicle for the social and economic advancement of African American youth & families.


As a pillar of the Indiana community since 1970, IBE has encouraged and empowered individuals through education, events, and hands-on initiatives. The organization has continued to evolve its programming to find new ways to proactively address the most relevant issues and contribute to positive change. This is just the beginning.

IBE provides scholarships annually to Indiana students who attend college. Since 1983, IBE has provided more than $5 million in college scholarships.

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Our 2022 Impact Report

We are excited to share with you our 2022 Impact Report and to release a summary of our new five-year strategic plan. We entered the year from COVID-19 with renewed energy and determination to grow IBE’s programs and initiatives across the state of Indiana. Over the last three years, our Board of Directors and staff have gathered stakeholder input and data that laid the foundation for this work.

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The 2023
Education Conference

July 13th, 2023 – Join us during this crucial time in education for one of the most comprehensive educational summits in the country.

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Minority Small Business Series

Small businesses are the heart of our communities and they must thrive and grow to close the wealth gap that exists in our country. That’s why we’ve teamed up with the Indiana Small Business Development Center to create a webinar series specifically for minority business owners.

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