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IBE Announces New Vice President

Indiana Black Expo is pleased to announce that Mr. Bryan Kelley has joined its leadership team in the role of Vice President, Community Initiatives and Marketing.  In service to Indiana Black Expo’s…

IBE and Recorder Escalate Partnership

INDIANA BLACK EXPO AND INDIANAPOLIS RECORDER MEDIA GROUP ESCALATE PARTNERSHIP TO ADVANCE COMMUNITY BUILDING IN 2021 Two of the most formidable African-American cornerstones in the nation - The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper and…

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb Announces New Partnership with IBE to Assist Small Businesses

Gov. Holcomb approved $500,000 in federal funding made available through the CARES Act to support minority-owned businesses and entrepreneurs and communities negatively affected by COVID-19. The funding will enable IBE, a statewide nonprofit organization committed to the social and economic advancement of Indiana communities, to launch a targeted, statewide promotional campaign and develop community outreach programs to raise awareness of available resources and funding, enhancing participation in critical economic and workforce recovery programs.

AACI Statement on the Use of Force Board

The African American Coalition of Indianapolis has been involved in discussions about the need for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department to create a Use of Force Board with civilian representation for nearly…

Statement on JAMES C CUMMINGS

STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF INDIANA BLACK EXPO FOUNDER JAMES C. CUMMINGS It is with a heavy heart that we at Indiana Black Expo mourn the passing of Indiana Black Expo founder…

Statement on COVID-19

A MESSAGE REGARDING IBE’S PLANS AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON OUR PRIMARY FUNDRAISERS – SUMMER CELEBRATION AND CIRCLE CITY CLASSIC® Over the last 30 days, IBE’s leadership has…