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(Photo credit: Lenz Jona / Thinkstock) House Speaker Brian Bosma and Senate Majority Leader Brandt Hershmann both say despite some recent differences in major House and Senate legislation, the two chambers should be able to work things out. For example, the House road funding...
I was listening a debate recently between two Indiana lawmakers and the subject came up regarding “working families”. One said the other’s policies would hurt working families in Indiana. I’ve been hearing that a lot lately. One political party says the other political party’s...
I was in Target the other day picking up a Valentine’s Day card for my wife. I grabbed a card and looked out the outside which read “I found the perfect woman.” I opened it expecting it to read "and you found the perfect man", but it didn't. W hen I opened it up it said, “And so...
This past weekend I did an interview with a local community activist who has an Internet based television show. We taped on Saturday at a studio at 38th and High School Road. It was in a strip mall that was full of places that most of us would likely never go. The inside was...
Radio talk show host Abdul-Hakim Shabazz and local community activist Brishon Bond debate Donald Trump, his policies' impact on African-Americans and racially derogatory language used by Indianapolis Deputy Mayor David Hampton used to describe blacks who recently met with the...
I was reviewing my Facebook timeline this morning and it reminded me that it was five years ago that Indiana became a "Right to Work" (RTW) state. In case you forgot, RTW simply means you can't be compelled to join a union as a condition of your employment. I immediately...
This may sound strange, but you have my permission to use the “n-word” whenever you feel like it. No, I take that back, you have my blessing. Here’s why. If the Deputy Mayor of Neighborhoods for the City of Indianapolis can use racially offensive language to describe black...
Photo cred: Abdul-Hakim Shabazz / WIBC It’s the end of the world as we know it. Not because Donald Trump is President or that Chicago Cubs won the World Series, but because I am in full agreement with the Indiana Legislative Black Caucus on an issue. In the 13 years I have been...
Abdul talks to Barbara Quandt-Underwood of the National Federation of Independent Business about a new study showing small business owners are feeling pretty positive about a Trump administration.