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Possible son of Thomas Jefferson called Indiana home

The son of President Thomas Jefferson may be buried in an unmarked grave in Indianapolis. Robert Jefferson was born in Charles Town, Virginia, in 1803...

Indianapolis and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On April 4, 1968, Robert Kennedy, the younger brother of John F. Kennedy, stood on a podium in what is now Kennedy-King Park at...

History in the archives: Decades-old publications help hoosiers uncover history

When an individual wants to learn about their family history, they typically join an ancestry site and begin questioning family elders. Though relatives may...

Hoosier History: Philanthropic association names first Black board chair

For more than 10 years, Tina Gridiron has used her philanthropic powers for good, most recently as strategy director for the Lumina Foundation, where...

‘Jazz on the Avenue’ preserves history, offers fun

During the 1930s and early 1940s, Indiana Avenue was the social hub of Black Indianapolis. Thriving businesses, theaters and jazz clubs drew in people...

Black Edutainers bring History to Life

Philadelphia resident Antoine Randolph Watts likes to dress up. But most of his outfits are out of date. Like 200 years out of date.And...

African-American Facts for the Week of: March 13th

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...

African-American Facts for Week of: March 6

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...

African-American Facts for Week of: February 28

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...

African-American Facts for Week of: January 24, 2016

Know Your History!Up to the early 20th century, most American knowledge of Black history was limited to the African American struggle through slavery and...
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