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Growing up Black and White in America

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Presented by Storytelling Arts of Indiana at Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, Indianapolis IN

Jan 11 2020
Growing up Black and White in America

Set largely against the backdrop of the Civil Rights Movement, Vietnam War and the militancy of the 1960s, Charlotte Blake Alston and Bill Mettler–black and white storytellers respectively–compare their respective journeys.

Both born into the post-war baby boom, Alston was raised in Philadelphia and Mettler in Virginia, both of their fathers were in the Air Force and stationed in the Philippines, both came from families with five kids, and both yearned to see understanding, compassion, respect and equality flow through and among all of America’s communities.

“Growing up Black and White in America” is a sharing of personal stories from the 1940s to the present, revealing the differences and commonalities in

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Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 for high school and college students with valid ID

Contact: 317-232-1882


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Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

450 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, IN 46202

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    • Assisted Listening System
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

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