A Tribute to Steelers Owner Dan Rooney

By Andrew Conte, author of The Color of Sundays, 2017 Blue River Press A few months after Bill Nunn Jr. died, his former boss Dan Rooney saw me at Steelers headquarters one day, smiled and told me, “Well that worked out perfectly for you.” It had taken me...

Martin’s Great Words

Martin’s Great Words One of the privileges I’ve enjoyed through writing All About Martin Luther King, Jr., is speaking to children.  It is an honor to talk to children about Martin’s life and the grand ideas of equality and justice that shaped his...

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It was over a year ago when Blue River Press publisher, Tom Doherty, invited me to contribute to the All About series of children’s biographies. Specifically, he asked me to consider writing the biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But right away, he wanted...

Ten Point Coalition Indianapolis and MLK Jr.

Be a Part of Your Community! Non-Violence at Work Ten Point Coalition Indianapolis and MLK Jr. at Barnes and Noble – River Crossing Take this opportunity to learn what leaders are doing in the Indianapolis community. Come and meet Indianapolis Ten Point...

All About Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the most influential leaders in American history.  After completing his studies as a young adult, he dedicated himself to the Civil Rights Movement. His inspirations often came from Jesus, Gandhi and Thoreau. Dr. King was a...

The NFL Combine & The Color of Sundays

Note: With the NFL Combine taking place Feb. 23-29 in Indianapolis, Andrew Conte, the author of The Color of Sundays, takes a look back at the importance of finding just the right players — and seeing the intangibles that cannot be measured. His book follows the...