Fort Wayne Police highlight next steps toward needed reform and racial justice

As a way to bring the community together and work toward a better understanding of the issues, Mayor Tom Henry created the Fort Wayne Commission on Police Reform and Racial Justice in June 2020. [...]

Biden supporters in Fort Wayne celebrate the transfer of power to new president

Pastor Karen Staton and Cookye Rutledge, a pair of African American women in the city who are in leadership roles, sat down and watched the swearing-in ceremony and then Vice-President Kamala [...]

Trump supporters, upset about election outcome, chant, ‘Stop the Steal’ at downtown gathering

Pastor Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, an organization that has championed racial justice issues, is looking forward to the transition of power. "14 days (President Trump) will be out, he's [...]

A spiritual quest for racial justice: How a Huntington woman & Faith in Indiana confront inequality

Some would be surprised to learn that the leader behind several recent strides for People of Color in Fort Wayne is a young five-foot-four white woman from Huntington, Indiana.

Naomi Tutu speaks at demonstration urging city to look at FWPD use of force policy

Naomi Tutu, daughter of Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu, joined Faith in Indiana at Promenade Park where she spoke along with protesters who said they had interactions with police during [...]

Daughter of Nobel Prize winner, activist Desmond Tutu to be in Fort Wayne

Naomi Tutu, daughter of Desmond Tutu, will join several area faith leaders from Faith in Indiana at a demonstration at the Promenade Park Foundation Pavilion. Together, they plan to “life up the [...]

Not yet clear what policies might exist to direct review of FWPD body cam footage

Reverend Karen Staton with Faith in Indiana, a faith organization working for racial and economic equity in the Hoosier state, thinks body cams are important, but her group wants suspensions [...]

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