South Bend's Own Words
About This Show
People's stories from the Oral History Collection of the Civil Rights Heritage Center at the Indiana University South Bend Archives tell the history of civil rights and the experiences of people of color, Latinx, women, and LGBTQ communities in South Bend, Indiana. For more, visit crhc.iusb.edu.
Most Recent Episode
South Bend responds to the Assassination of MLK
On April 4, 1968, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a white supremacist. The news echoed throughout the U.S. We hear from five people who remember that day and the immediate aftermath: Charlotte Huddleston, Willie Mae Butts, Lynn Coleman, George Neagu, and Karen White.
Want to learn more about South Bend’s history? View the photographs and documents that helped create it. Visit Michiana Memory at http://michianamemory.sjcpl.org/.
Title music, “History Explains Itself,” from Josh Spacek. Visit his page on the Free Music Archive, http://www.freemusicarchive.org/.
Audio of Robert F. Kennedy's announcement courtesy John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, Boston, Massachusetts.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 20, 2017