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Bring It On! – October 21, 2013


Bev Smith and Cornelius Wright welcome Vincent Isom, director of the Atkins LLC; and students Shanika Daniels, Christina Slaughter and Marlon Williams.

A group of Indiana University students, with the Thomas I. Atkins Living Learning Center, have been studying African-American’s buried in Southern Indiana cemeteries. The bulk of their research has centered upon the black settlers who lived in Owen County, Indiana in the 1800’s.

They recently presented their progress-to-date and future plans for the project at the Owen County Historical and Genea