Olon Dotson’s hope for the world was shaken when a trip to view the architecture of New Orleans with his son turned in to an all too common nightmare. Life Stories Project · Dotson, Olon 2021.05.26
After encountering an old problem designed to discourage black businesses Larry Williams, owner of a successful security company, saw the need for a Black Chamber of Commerce in Indianapolis. Life Stories Project · Williams, Larry 2021.05.06
When she enlisted in the military, Colonel Felicia Brokaw did not have to unlearn bad habits. One of the many good habits she learned from her parents was to embrace the right to vote! Life Stories Project · Brokaw, Felicia 2021.04.28
Eunice Trotter talks about her passion for family history and the need to do the hard work of uncovering the “truer story”! Life Stories Project · Trotter, Eunice 2021.04.24
During his childhood in the fifties when the topics of religion and sex were far more sensitive, Mack describes his experience with different churches.
Myla Anne tells how she worked with both major political parties as the head of the Election Board to create satellite voting locations and to make Marion County a “Vote Center County”.
After attending Historically Black Colleges, earning a CPA, working for Governor Bayh, and founding her own CPA firm Venita was called upon to run for IPS Commissioner. Her grown daughter said, “Why not?”
Nancy Barton’s Mother kept a journal about important moments in Nancy’s life from birth to eighteen years of age. It is a gift of love that Nancy encourages others to do for their children.
Lisa works with college students; helping them discover their gifts and potential. Is it any wonder that she was raised and influenced by people who encouraged her creativity and the love of learning new things?
Deon shares the beginning of his life story of escaping poverty and crime that he tells to all of the young African American men he counsels as a police officer / leader in the Our Kids program.