INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - The Circle City's Classic mission is to support educational achievement, promote cultural excellence, while showcasing the spirit, energy and tradition of America's historically black colleges and universities.
The Circle City Classic is a joint collaboration between Indiana Black Expo. Inc. and the Indiana Sports Corporation.
- PHOTOS | View photos from Saturday's parade
The net proceeds from the Classic help fund scholarships and support youth initiatives for each organization. Since 1984, over $1 million have been awarded to deserving Indiana natives who pursue higher education.
Dick Wolfsie was downtown to cover preparations for the parade and introduces us to some of the participants in this year's event.
Work began in the old Indianapolis City Hall on Monday morning.
The historic Wishard Memorial Hospital is now closed for good and the new Eskenazi Health facility is open for business.
A number of Indiana public schools are joining a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service.