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Muhammad’s Article Earns Runner-Up in Journal of Women’s History

Muhammad’s Article Earns Runner-Up in Journal of Women’s History

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad’s article on “Separate and Unsanitary: African-American Women Railroad Car Cleaners and the Women’s Service Section, 1918-1920,” was named a runner-up for the prize for best article published by the Journal of Women’s History in 2011-2012. Muhammad is Chair and Associate Professor of African American Studies and […]

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May 12, 2014 at 11:23 amNews Research

Gazette: Houston Discusses ‘Unsung’ Civil Rights Activist

Gazette: Houston Discusses ‘Unsung’ Civil Rights Activist

The Chillicothe Gazette covered a lecture by Dr. Akil Houston, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, on Feb. 26 at the Ohio University-Chillicothe campus. Speaking to college students and community members on Thursday, Akil Houston bypassed the better-known icons of the civil rights movement in favor of an unsung figure […]

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Stephen’s New Book Focuses on Historic African American Resort Town

Stephen’s New Book Focuses on Historic African American Resort Town

By Natalia Radic Perspectives During two periods in the 20th century, a small Michigan town called Idlewild was a popular resort community for the black middle class. It attracted intellectuals such as Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois during the 1920s, and top black entertainers, from Jackie Wilson and the […]

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February 22, 2014 at 8:33 amResearch

Student Takes Second in National Council for Black Studies Contest

Student Takes Second in National Council for Black Studies Contest

Ben Braddock ’15, majoring in Psychology and African American Studies, earned second place in the National Council for Black Studies College Student Essay Contest in February. His essay was on “The Invisible (Wo)Man and Miley Cyrus:  Toward a Definition of Ratchet.” Braddock is also a College of Arts & Sciences […]

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February 16, 2014 at 1:04 pmNews

Daily Register: Stephens Gave MLK Day Speech on Idlewild

The Daily Register reports that Dr. Ronald Stephens, Associate Professor of African American Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University, was the guest speaker at the Paint Creek Regular Baptist Church in Gallipolis on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Stephens, an associate professor of African American Studies at Ohio University, […]

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January 30, 2014 at 6:55 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Did Civil Rights Act Kill Historic African American Resort Town?

Did Civil Rights Act Kill Historic African American Resort Town?

By Natalia Radic/Perspectives magazine During two periods in the 20th century, a small Michigan town called Idlewild was a popular resort community for the black middle class. It attracted intellectuals such as Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois during the 1920s, and top black entertainers, from Jackie Wilson and the […]

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January 30, 2014 at 9:24 amNews Research

Stephens to Discuss New Book on African American Resort Town Idlewild, Nov. 18

Stephens to Discuss New Book on African American Resort Town Idlewild, Nov. 18

  Dr. Ronald Stephens, Associate Professor of African American Studies, will give a lecture and sign books as a part of the African American Studies speaker series on Monday, Nov. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Baker 231. Stephens new book, Idlewild: The Rise, Decline, and Rebirth of a […]

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November 1, 2013 at 3:01 amEvents