As a child Wayne Wellington was impressed by the manner and dress of his shop teacher. Those polished shoes lead him to the path to higher education, teaching, and a successful career as an administrator.
Frank Basile talks about going to Santa Fe where he was able to thank a former teacher of fifty years ago, face to face, for encouraging him to overcome the fear of public speaking.
Kristine talks about meeting with a former student and realizing the long term impact of devoting her life to teaching.
Ophelia Wellington talks about creating Freetown Village as a new, innovative way for people to learn about self-reliant African American communities in Indiana through interactive theatre.
Gwendolyn Kelley tells about seeing the change in Indianapolis during the civil rights movement and the legacy of her poem about Martin Luther King Jr., “The Dream In You.”
Celestine Bloomfield talks about her early love of reading and the realization that school integration in Gary, Indiana was not working well for African Americans.