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February 8, 2018

 

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

Women’s Improvement Club

As Tuberculosis raged across Indianapolis, a group of African American women joined together to demand better healthcare and education for their community.

February 8, 2018

 

Willy Palomo, a son of two immigrants from El Salvador, has taken his experiences and brought them to the stage, sparking dialog through spoken word and poetry.

IN Words – Willy Palomo

Willy Palomo, a son of two immigrants from El Salvador, has taken his experiences and brought them to the stage, sparking dialog through spoken word and poetry.

February 8, 2018

 

Bloomington's Prism Youth Community is an inclusive social group for youth celebrating all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

Prism Youth Community

Bloomington's Prism Youth Community is an inclusive social group for youth celebrating all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.

February 8, 2018

 

Formed in 2016, Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty craft classic country influences with exceptional songwriting to create a unique Americana sound.

The Lean and The Plenty

Formed in 2016, Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty craft classic country influences with exceptional songwriting to create a unique Americana sound.

February 9, 2018

 

Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs

The Lean and The Plenty – “Animal”

Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs "Animal," an original composition from their debut album, From Men to Beasts, released in 2018.

February 9, 2018

 

Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs

The Lean and The Plenty – “Cry Baby Blues”

Bloomington's The Lean and The Plenty performs "Cry Baby Blues," an original composition from their debut album, From Men to Beasts, released in 2018.

February 16, 2018

 

Inspired by roots rock, The Elect performs

The Elect – “Running”

Inspired by roots rock, The Elect performs "Running," featured on their album, "Greeting," with Grammy nominated Producer Paul Mayhern.

February 22, 2018

 

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

Leora Brown School

Built in 1891 as segregation became Indiana law, Corydon's Leora Brown School is Indiana's oldest and longest standing school for African American children.

February 22, 2018

 

During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 618th and 619th Bomb Squadrons trained at Atterbury Airfield where they fought for freedom at home and abroad.

The Fight to Fight: The Tuskegee Airmen

During World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen of the 618th and 619th Bomb Squadrons trained at Atterbury Airfield where they fought for freedom at home and abroad.

February 22, 2018

 

During the enforced era of segregation, one African American Indianapolis neighborhood created a vibrant self-sustaining community, culture, and jazz legacy.

Jazz Crossroads of America: Birth of the Cool

In 1967, David Baker helped start the IU Jazz Studies program, one of the first in the nation; today, the program is considered one of the best in the world.

February 22, 2018

 

After discovering the saxophone at the age of 9, Bryan Thompson gained a reputation as a musical prodigy.  Today, the recognition continues nationwide.

Bryan Thompson

After discovering the saxophone at the age of 9, Bryan Thompson gained a reputation as a musical prodigy. Today, the recognition continues nationwide.

February 22, 2018

 

Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs

Bryan Thompson – “Snow in July”

Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs "Snow in July."

February 22, 2018

 

Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs

Bryan Thompson – “Intimacy”

Jazz Saxophonist Bryan Thompson, a Trailblazer award winner and Indiana University graduate, performs "Intimacy."

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