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Art City Community Culture

Auschwitz Holocaust Survivor Eva Mozes-Kor Tells Muncie: “To Forgive”

Muncie Voice-Easter Sunday-April 20th, 2014 Muncie, IN Photograph: Top photo courtesy of Candles Museum. Bottom photo of Auschwitz Holocaust Eva Mozes-Kor Tells Muncie “To Forgive”; photographer, Aimee Fant, Muncie Voice. On Thursday April, 3rd 2014- Eva Mozes-Kor, 80, former Auschwitz Holocaust survivor/Menegele Twin of Nazi Germany, and current resident of Terre Haute Indiana, shared her […]

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Government

Michelle Obama vs Utah School Lunch Grinches; Indiana, Your Move

Michelle Obama vs. Utah School Lunch Grinches;  Indiana- Your Move First Lady Michelle Obama announced her plan to extend free school lunches (and breakfast) to ALL students across the country in districts for which more than 40% of the student population fall into the free or reduced category.   Photo: Courtesy of Times Union; Feb. […]

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Government

Breaking: AZ (R) Gov. Jan Brewer Vetoes Anti-Gay SB 1062

Breaking: Arizona- Feb. 26th, 2014 Arizona Governor (R) Jan Brewer vetoes controversial anti-gay SB 1062; A measure constructed by fellow republican legislators at the Arizona Statehouse to allow businesses to refuse service and to discriminate (against homosexuals) citing “moral conscience” and “religious freedoms”. AZ (R) Sen. John McCain did not support the bill, neither did […]

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Government

United Nations: “North Korea, Kim Jong-Un’s Crimes Against Humanity Equal to those of Nazi Germany “

North Korea’s Totalitarian Regime-Photo Credit: Associated Press Feb. 19, 2014- Muncie Voice, Aimee Fant- After the United Nations completed an investigation and compiled a 400+ page report, North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Un and his security chiefs of State stand accused of atrocity and crimes against humanity. UN Chairman Michael Kirby stated in a press release issued […]

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Community Government

“Welcome to Indiana, EXCEPT if You’re Gay”- Bosma Passes HJR-3

Speaker (R) Brian Bosma passes HJR-3 through the Indiana Elections Committee MUNCIE, Indiana – Despite the June, 26th 2013 DOMA/SCOTUS ruling that a federal ban on same-sex marriage is UNCONSTITUTIONAL- HJR-3, an amendment to Indiana’s constitution defining marriage ONLY as between a man and a woman, passed through the republican-controlled Elections Committee Wednesday evening, Jan 22nd, 2014. Indiana State law […]

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Community Education Government

Checking in 50 Years After “The Dream”; How is Indiana Doing? Remembering MLK

Photo: Martin Luther King Monument, Washington, D.C. -Associated Press MLK Goes Unobserved in Some Indiana Schools; Checking in 50 Years after “The Dream” How easy it is to underestimate the significance of a great or small thing when we don’t have a dog in that fight. That’s not to say that third-person victories or stunning […]

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City Education

Muncie Schools- Thrown under the Buses they Tried to Save; Waiver Denied

Muncie Community Schools- Thrown under the Buses they tried to save; Waiver Denied “Victory has a thousand fathers but defeat is an orphan.”- John F. Kennedy Muncie, Indiana- January 14th, 2014 The bus transportation waiver for which Muncie Schools applied was denied by the Indiana State Board of Education on Friday, January 10th, 2014. Muncie Community Schools will […]

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City Community Education Government Press Releases

Glenda Ritz: “No Make up Snow Days for Indiana Schools”; Fights Disaster Capitalism

Photo taken by Aimee Fant at Murpah Shrine Club, Muncie, Indiana Glenda Ritz Stands for Common Sense Muncie, Indiana – As if Indiana needed another reason to support Glenda Ritz in her common-sense efforts to improve the Indiana educational system and keep it intact, according to Lydia Sheaks of the Elkhart Truth, State Superintendent Glenda Ritz […]

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Education Government

Progressive America has a Brand New Hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy

Muncie, Indiana – Progressive America has a brand new hero: Bill Nye the Science Guy Just when we think the American educational system has gone to the bad place-never to return, when parochial “school choice” initiative voucher flood gates opened on the taxpayer dime, which now calls into question American students being taught evidence-based science […]

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Community Government

What if the Tea Party had its Way? Become a Stop Sign in 2014 (And Why There’s No Such Thing as a Dead End)

The very best stories I am able to tell through words or images  find me. I’m just the vessel. And there is a hidden story screaming to be told through a photograph I took just a few months ago, in October 2013. This story found me as I flipped through the photos in my camera; an […]