Students Research Indiana’s African-American History through Landmarks

Topics: Diversity and Inclusion, College of Sciences and Humanities

August 21, 2018

Ball State University students recently laid the groundwork for a virtual museum of historic African-American sites across Indiana.

Under the direction on Ron Morris, a Ball State history professor, a group of students compiled a list of 100 prominent sites in African-American history located across the state of Indiana.

This list will be used as part of the National Park Service’s African American Civil Rights Grants program to create a new virtual museum of African-American sites for public education and as the basis for creating historic trail tours. This is the first grant from this program awarded in Indiana. This grant program is funded through the Historic…

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