Episode 031 features an interview with Indianapolis guests Catherine Hughes, Director of Interpretation & Evaluation at Conner Prairie, and Keesha Dixon, Executive Director of Asante Children's Theatre. The two have collaborated on a unique project called "Giving Voice: African-Americans' Presence in Indiana's History," which has generated new community engagement opportunities and greater exposure, and presented the stories and history of the African-American community.
Discover more about Conner Prairie Museum at: http://www.connerprairie.org and Asante Children's Theatre at: https://www.asantechildrenstheatre.org.
You can read more about the current production of "Black Hoosiers: Untold Tales" here:
There are two more performances to catch this month!
Keesha shared information on a series called "Art and Soul" at the Indianapolis Artsgarden: https://indyarts.org/about/art-soul and as her Look-Up, Black Star News, http://www.blackstarnews.com.
Catherine shared the Charleston Syllabus, an African-American reference guide put together for the fuller appreciation of black culture: https://www.aaihs.org/resources/charlestonsyllabus/
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