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May 10, 2022

Looking for a course this fall to fulfill the GEN Theme Citizenship for a Diverse & Just World? Look no further than AFAMAST 3450: The Arts & Politics of Hip Hop. Taught by Dr. Jason Rawls…

March 1, 2022

After thirty years serving as Director of the Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center, Larry Williams Jr. has retired from his position. Read an interview about his time as a student at OSU and…

February 14, 2022

Congratulations to the fifteen students admitted into the inaugural Blackness and the Politics of a Professional Career Program sponsored by the Department of African American and African Studies…

January 31, 2022

Kerry Charles, WCMH Channel 4 news anchor, will do a feature story Tuesday, February 1, 2022, at 7:30 PM. The story addresses the May 1971 racial unrest, police raid, and ultimate shut down of…

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Judson L. Jeffries
Professor; Editor of Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men
William Theodore McDaniel
Professor Emeritus
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Robert Agunga
Associate Professor & Director, Center for African Studies; Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership; College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences