Abdul At Large

For the past six years I have spent the second Saturday night of Indiana Black Expo working the door as a “bouncer” at Nicky Blaine’s cigar bar on Monument Circle. I go back and forth between working the door and walking around the immediate downtown vicinity talking to law...
In my monthly column in the Indianapolis Recorder , I write that Indianapolis cannot effectively fight its crime problem unless the Black community has what is known as a “Sister Souljah” moment and we start taking our own to task for criminal behavior. Click Here and give it a...
6th District Congressman Luke Messer called Abdul and reacted to the news that a Malaysian passanger jet was blown out of the sky over Eastern Ukraine Thursday. American officials have confirmed that it was a sufrace-to-air missle that potentially caused the deaths of 295 people...
In the first half hour, Abdul applauds Mayor Ballard for rejecting a federal grant that would provide short term funding for additional police officers in Indianapolis. Abdul argues that more cops will not slow the city's skyrocketing homicide rate and notes that long term...
Abdul tackles Indy's violent crime streak and addresses the issue on a federal level. And the battle for Sunday beer sales continues in court as one side approaches their last stand.
Now that hundreds of people from across the city gathered on Monument Circle this weekend, the big question is what do we do next? What do we do to show criminals and those who would break the law that the citizens of Indianapolis aren’t going to tolerate this nonsense anymore?...