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Ted Rose Lecture | Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd, March 3

Dr. Cedric Johnson

From Ohio University News The African American Studies Department presents the second annual Ted Rose Lecture Series, featuring a talk on “The Power of Black Lives Matter: American Liberalism and Inequality After George Floyd” on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Watch live or later on YouTube. […]

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November 30, 2021 at 2:05 pmEvents

BBC quotes Akil Houston on Kanye West’s new album

Dr. Akil Houston

The BBC Profile program interviewed Dr. Akil Houston on the release of Donda, Kanye West’s newest album. I still remember the first time I saw him on MTV. There was something different about the way that he talked about his craft and what he saw on the horizon. He showed the […]

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November 9, 2021 at 4:28 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Holcomb Co-Edits ‘Transhistoricizing Claude McKay′s Romance in Marseille’

Dr. Gary Holcomb

Dr. Gary Holcomb co-edited an issue of English Language Notes titled “Transhistoricizing Claude McKay′s Romance in Marseille,” published by Duke University Press. Holcomb, a professor in African American Studies at Ohio University, was conducting his dissertation research on writer Claude McKay — a key literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance […]

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April 26, 2021 at 8:42 amResearch

Screening & Discussion: Celebrating John Lewis’s Legacy, March 11

Dr. Robin D. Muhammad

In celebration of Black History Month, the Center for Law, Justice & Culture and the African American Studies Department invite the campus community to a special screening and discussion of the documentary John Lewis: Good Trouble on March 11, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The documentary will be available to stream […]

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March 2, 2021 at 9:30 pmEvents

Ping Institute Teacher Workshop | A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, April 17

Dr. Jacqueline Wolf

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities proudly presents an online workshop for high school teachers, A Short History of Racism in American Medicine, Law and Policing, on April 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. Ohio University Social Medicine Professor and Historian Jacqueline Wolf and African […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:15 pmEvents

Ask the Experts: Houston Talks about Hip Hop, Activism

Dr. Akil Houston

 From Ohio University News In honor of Black History Month, Ohio University professors discussed the origins of Hip-Hop and how over the last 50 years it has influenced black culture, activism and education in the latest Ask the Experts livestream. The experts emphasized how Hip-Hop is made of several […]

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February 24, 2021 at 10:46 amNews Research

Moak Authors Chapter on Thurgood Marshall: The Legacy and Limits of Equality under the Law

Dr. Daniel Moak

Dr. Daniel Moak authored a chapter on on Thurgood Marshall in a new edited volume from University of Chicago Press called African American Political Thought: A Collected History. Moak is Assistant Professor of African American Studies and a member of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture at Ohio University. His […]

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February 10, 2021 at 2:47 pmResearch