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Friday, April 24, 2020
One house, five people - all (likely) had COVID-19
Gene Murray was on his third dose of antibiotics, trying to get rid of a cough, headache, fever and other symptoms that were piling on. It was March 17, two weeks after Murray first developed a cough. His wife, Alicia, found him in the bed about an hour after Gene said he was going to shower. He was struggling to breathe. Read More ?
Advocates want Indiana prisoners released amid COVID-19 fears
Rev. Mmoja Ajabu has been advocating for better conditions for Indiana inmates for years, but his cause is more urgent in the wake of COVID-19. As a man of faith, he said his advocacy stems from "serving a God of justice." But, it's also personal. Read More ?
The toll of Marion County''s COVID-19 disparities
As president of a neighborhood association, Linda Ellis gets to meet a lot of people in her community and develop relationships. During a time like this, though, that also means getting a front-row seat to the devastation caused by COVID-19. Read More ?
Connecting the dots of disparity, COVID-19 shows clear picture
As COVID-19 tightened its stranglehold on America, one thing became clear with the release of data: African Americans are and will be hit hardest - physically, mentally and financially. Read More ?
At a time when the coronavirus pandemic impacts every facet of life in Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Recorder, in conjunction with Next Generation Initiative and InnoPower, will assemble leaders on Saturday, April 25 at noon for a Zoom Facebook Live virtual town hall meeting. During this special town hall, we will discuss the unique impact COVID-19 has on our African American communities.
Where are the Black tech companies? Local entrepreneurs in the Black tech community will discuss the opportunities and challenges of tech companies in a COVID-19 environment. We will discuss what it means to be a "non-technical" owner or someone who had an idea and designed a company leveraging technology with the assistance of others. We will also explore routes non-technical founders have taken in launching their
Ahmad Moore, Co-Founder & CEO, LUKE 630, INC
LaToya Johnson, MPH, Owner/CEO, AwayZone Inc
Kelli Jones, Co-Founder & Managing Director, Be Nimble Foundation & Black Hatch Fund
"Small Business Matters - Black Tech and COVID-19" continues the Recorder''s virtual town hall series during the COVID-19 pandemic. This virtual town hall series highlights the Recorder''s continual embrace of new technology while remaining relevant to our community and honoring our historic legacy of service.
"Throughout our 125-year history, it has been the Recorder''s mission to be the eyes, ears, and mouth for African Americans in Indianapolis. During this unprecedented time, we are committed to making sure our residents are armed with the most reliable, up to date information," stated Recorder President Robert Shegog.
To ensure as many people as possible can access the webcast, it is available on both Facebook and Zoom. To watch on Facebook, click here. To RSVP on Zoom, click here.
Community members are also encouraged to submit their questions for the panel by sending them via email to Marconi Wolley email@example.com or by posting issues in advance on the Recorder''s Facebook page.
The Virtual Town Hall Meeting is a "must-view" for all residents of Central Indiana to ensure that everyone gets the right message from those on the frontlines of our city''s efforts to keep everyone safe.
For additional information contact:
Marshawn Wolley, Columnist
Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper
firstname.lastname@example.org (317) 258-6429.
To find out how the Virtual Town Hall meeting can be cross-posted on your organization''s Facebook page contact:
Carrington Murry, Lead Engineer
FrontRunner Media NG
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