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November 15, 2010

 

Julia Carson

Ms. Carson Goes to Washington

The first African-American to represent Indianapolis in Washington was also the Circle City’s first Congresswoman.

February 22, 2010

 

Monster Meetings At The YMCA

Even before the founding of the NAACP, an Indianapolis institution came to serve as a crucible for integration.

August 24, 2009

 

National Black Political Convention

In 1972, thousands of members of the African-American community were “Goin’ Back to Indiana” for a groundbreaking political event.

February 4, 2008

 

The Father of the School of Law

Long before racial tensions came to a head in the 1960s, the quest for integration was underway on Indiana University’s Bloomington campus. Important strides were made during the tenure of the university’s eleventh president, Herman B. Wells.

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