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Bring It On!

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Bring It On! – September 9, 2013

William Hosea and Bev Smith welcome B.I.O. contributors Gladys DeVane and Liz Mitchell to the show. PART ONE Although Indiana law clearly prohibited slavery, indentured servitude, a different kind of slavery, was a common practice within Indiana territory during the early years of statehood. Three Indiana women known to petition the Indiana Supreme court for release from indentured agreements were …

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Bring It On! – September 2, 2013

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Bring It On! – August 26, 2013

William Hosea and Cornelius Wright welcome B.I.O. contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love to the show. PART ONE Bring It On! Contributors Beverly Calender-Anderson and Eric Love come on to review the two new movie releases The Butler and Fruitvale Station. PART TWO Headline news of interest to the African-American community. PART THREE William and Cornelius share their views on …

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Bring It On! – August 19, 2013

Bev Smith and Liz Mitchell welcome Terry James, the great-great grandson of Ervin James, the founder of Jamestown, South Carolina. PART ONE The African American community of Jamestown, South Carolina has its origins in a 105-acre tract bought in 1870 by former slave Ervin James (1815-1872). James, who was determined to own his own farm instead of being dependent on …

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Bring It On! – August 12, 2013

Bev Smith and Cornelius Wright welcome Amina Pierson, Economic Development Department Manager at Fifth Third Bank in Indianapolis. PART ONE Amina Pierson, Economic Development Department Manager at 5th/3rd Bank in Indianapolis,  joins Bev and Cornelius on the show to talk about upcoming eBus visit in Bloomington at the Broadview Learning Center on Tuesday, August 20, and at the Bloomington Housing …

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