Post Tagged with: "Bayyinah Jeffries"

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

Ohio University Honorary Degree Nominations Sought by Feb. 22

By Dr. Bayyinah S. Jeffries Chair of the Honorary Degree Committee On behalf of the Honorary Degree committee, I am requesting final suggestions for candidates to receive honorary degrees from Ohio University. Recognition with an Honorary Degree is understood to be a substantial honor. As stated on the Honorary Degree Committee […]

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December 5, 2018 at 8:19 amAnnouncements

Attorneys Visit African American Studies Course on History of Injustice

Jonathan J.C. Grey

Two lawyers brought their expertise to a discussion with Ohio University’s students in History of Injustices in the U.S. and Black Men & Masculinities classes on April 3. The African American Studies Department regularly invites speakers to classes to engage with students about important sociopolitical topics that our country is facing. “We are […]

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April 13, 2018 at 2:07 pmIn Class News

University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Week begins Jan. 15

From Compass Ohio University celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2018 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration is coordinated by the University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee and is sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. These are some of the […]

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January 5, 2018 at 1:14 pmAnnouncements

MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

MLK Day | Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45, Jan. 19

Ohio University’s Between Love & Hate theme presents a “Teach In – Extending King’s Vision to Action in the Age of 45 ” on Friday, Jan. 19, from 1-2 p.m. in the Multicultural Center Multipurpose Room in Baker Center. A panel of students, faculty, staff and alumni will discuss MLK’s vision. […]

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January 1, 2018 at 7:30 pmEvents

MLK Jr. Celebration Kicks Off with Student Poster Contest, Due by Jan. 11

Marchers pray at Galbreath Chapel during a past MLK Jr. Silent March event
Photo courtesy of: University Communications and Marketing

Ohio University will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January 2018 on the Athens Campus. The annual celebration is coordinated by the University’s MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee and is sponsored by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion. These are some of the committee-sponsored […]

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December 2, 2017 at 1:45 pmEvents

Summer II | 3 African American Studies Courses Online

Summer II | 3 African American Studies Courses Online

Plenty of Summer Session II courses are ready and waiting for students at Ohio University. See Summer in Athens information. African American Studies is offering three second session online summer courses: AAS 1010 African American History from 1526-1875 (2SS) This online course examines economic, demographic, social, cultural and political topics […]

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May 27, 2015 at 7:38 pmNews