Oscar Robertson and his Crispus Attucks teammates fought segregation and discrimination en route to becoming the nation's first all-black team to win a state championship. More than 50 years later, Wayne Drehs writes that the fight continues.
Meshach Taylor, 67, a 1964 graduate of Crispus Attucks High School and Emmy-nominated actor who starred as Anthony Bouvier in the TV sitcom “Designing Women” from 1986-1993, died of a terminal illness on June 28 in Altadena, Calif. In Indianapolis, he had been a radio reporter for WIFE-AM (now WTLC) and host of a community-affairs program on WLWI (now WTHR).
During a week when legislatures in Hawaii and Illinois, took the risk to legalize gay marriage, a painting of a gay couple walking hand-in-hand into church was named as the 2013 winner of the A&O Prize - Student Art Contest. That’s why “Risk” (TOP) by Bailee Brantley, an 11th grade student at Crispus Attucks High School in Indianapolis is my NEWS OF WEEK. http://www.alphaomegaarts.blogspot.com/2013/11/religious-art-news-of-week_10.html