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Save the Dates | First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series Kicks off in Spring

Dr. Derrick E. White

The African American Studies Department presents the First Annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring two lectures in Spring 2021, one focusing on college sports and social justice, the other on addressing woke neoliberalism. These lectures are free and open to the public, and interested faculty are encouraged to add them […]

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December 2, 2020 at 10:20 amNews

Scholarship Honors Childs, Who Inspired Students to ‘Be the Change They Wish to See’

Photo courtesy of University Communications and Marketing/Stephen Reiss Dr. Francine Childs, HON ’97, EMERT ’05, addresses the crowd at an Aug. 28, 2013, event held at Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

Ohio Today magazine writes about Dr. Francine Childs, HON ’97, EMERT ’05, who inspired generations of students at Ohio University to stand up for their beliefs and bring positive change to their communities. Drs. David Descutner and DeLysa Burnier have established the Rev. Dr. Francine C. Childs Social Justice Scholarship […]

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October 5, 2020 at 2:50 pmNews

Alumni News | Kim M. Reynolds: Making a creative space for Black queer people

Kim M. Reynolds

Ohio University alum Kim M Reynolds BSC, CERT ’17 (she/they) is a Black and, queer critical media scholar, writer and artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. They are now based in Cape Town, South Africa, but their voice can be heard around the world through media outlets such as Teen Vogue and […]

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September 23, 2020 at 8:42 amAlumni News

Constitution Day | Institutionalized Racism in Education and Policing, Sept. 17

Constitution Day | Institutionalized Racism in Education and Policing, Sept. 17

The CLJC and the Office of the Provost invite you to Ohio University’s Constitution Day, an event that features several faculty discussing “Institutionalized Racism in Education and Policing” on Sept. 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. Watch on YouTube. Watch on Facebook. Recent protests against police shootings that target primarily […]

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September 1, 2020 at 8:00 pmEvents

Muhammad Researches Global History of Shipyard Workers in Virtual Workshop

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

Dr. Robin Muhammad, Associate Professor of African American Studies,  has been collaborating with scholars, historians, sociologists and economists from all over the world to research shipyard labor, technology and policy. Due to COVID-19, Muhammad and her fellow scholars transitioned to hosting a virtual workshop to discuss newly found research that […]

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August 21, 2020 at 2:15 pmResearch

Popsugar Interviews Houston about Celebrity Cultural Appropriation Mistakes

Dr, Akil Houston

Popsugar quotes Dr. Akil Houston, associate professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, extensively in a story headlined “15 Celebrity Cultural Appropriation Mistakes We Should All Learn From.” “Black women are often demonized, caricatured, and body-shamed for their hair, styles of clothing, and cultural production, like dance or vernacular,” […]

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July 31, 2020 at 5:19 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice, July 31

Sharon Cooper

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community is invited to attend “Black Lives Matter: Examining the Scales of Justice,” a conversation with Sharon Cooper, on Friday, July 31, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom. The virtual event will take place on Zoom and feature a discussion and […]

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July 22, 2020 at 11:37 amEvents