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Finding Friendship Thanks to Law, Justice & Culture Learning Community

Finding Friendship Thanks to Law, Justice & Culture Learning Community

Olivia Gedeon, Joe Landusky, Brea Muzykoski, and Lydia Wendel all began their academic careers at Ohio University in late August of 2017 in the Law, Justice & Culture Learning Community, taught by the Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, Dr. Haley Duschinski. The four became fast friends. […]

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September 16, 2019 at 6:19 pmIn Class News

Jeffries Authors ‘Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism’

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

Dr. Bayyinah S. Jeffries authored an article on “Black Religion and Black Power: The Nation of Islam’s Internationalism” in Genealogy. Jeffries is Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University. Abstract: The Nation of Islam’s influence has extended beyond the United States. This Black American Muslim movement has used […]

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August 5, 2019 at 11:36 amResearch

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

Love and Hate | From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency, Sept. 26

The Love & Hate theme fall event features speaker Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on “From #BlackLivesMatter to the White Power Presidency” on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 6 p.m. in Schoonover 145. This event is hosted by the Love and Hate Theme Committee in conjunction with the departments of African American Studies, History, Political […]

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August 2, 2019 at 10:00 amEvents

Spectrum Interviews Houston about Blackface and Other Racist Symbols

Dr, Akil Houston

WOUB Digital’s Spectrum interviewed Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, for an episode on “Blackface and Other Racist Symbols Still Plague Our 21st Century Society.” Despite advances in civil rights in our country’s history, our society, in the 21st century, is still plagued by […]

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February 18, 2019 at 4:11 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Houston Quoted on Rappers, Grammys and Counterculture

Dr, Akil Houston

Dr. Akil Houston, Associate Professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, was quoted in an Agence France Presse article headlined “Rappers, women aiming big at Grammys after past snubs.” After last year’s shutout, Jay-Z dissed the Academy in “APES**T” — his track with wife Beyonce — vying on Sunday […]

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February 11, 2019 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In the News

Post Interviews Jeffries about History of African Americans in Athens

Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries

The Post interviewed Dr. Bayyinah Jeffries, Assistant Professor of African American Studies,  in a story headlined “A glimpse into the turbulent history of African Americans in Athens.” Bayyinah Jeffries has recently started exploring the university archives to learn more about Ohio University’s and Athens’ histories in regard to race relations. […]

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February 3, 2019 at 2:14 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

MLK Celebration | King’s Vision: An Essential Alternative to Now, Jan. 23

The Rev. Dr. Dorsey Odell Blake

University Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Jan. 21-26 By George E. Mauzy Jr. From Compass Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2019 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration, which has adopted the holiday’s national theme, “King’s Vision: Humanity […]

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January 1, 2019 at 6:30 pmEvents