Institute of Afro-American Studies
- 1. The need for historical research. History of black people in Indiana has not been well researched. (01:32)
- 2. Poor self-image is a major problem in community that Institute helps to counteract. (01:58)
- 3. Institute will focus on the black family and its strengths. Black Family Nights planned. (05:58)
- 4. Exhibits at the Institute. (01:17)
- 5. The Afro American Institute as an antidote to lack of positive media images of black people. (01:32)
- 6. Will show Smithsonian exhibits as well as prepare original ones. Continue research on black people in Indiana. (04:46)
- 7. Other initiatives: Workshops for media people. Attention to adoption of black babies in Indiana. Bookstore. Black leadership training program. Marriage preparation program. (04:15)
- 8. Will publish the Afro-American Journal as a means for appealing to the mind of black people in real depth. (11:29)
- Main contributors
Hardin, Boniface, 1933-2012; Schilling, Jane Edward, 1930-2017
Father Boniface Hardin hosts a discussion with Sister Jane Schilling about the Martin Center Institute of Afro-American Studies’ initiatives including programming and publications, exhibits, workshops, promotion of the Black family, leadership training and education.
Martin Center; African Americans--Education--Indiana--Indianapolis
- Physical Description
1 audiotape (analog) (34:17) : 7 in.
Radio series: Afro-American in Indiana
- Other Identifiers
Shelf Number: OR 202; Collection Identifier: SC 165; MDPI Barcode: 40000001799388
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