What's New in the Oxford African American Studies Center
What's New: Spring 2016
For the Spring 2016 update, the editors of the Oxford African American Studies Center have added 21 new articles from The African American National Biography, along with three new lesson plans, and a thematic guide on the Enforcement Acts by Dr. Kerri Greenidge.
Community Spotlight: Los Angeles
Our spotlight on Los Angeles with guest editor Dr. Keenan Norris, continues with two new subject articles:
New Articles and Biographies
This update also includes twenty-one new online-only biographies from the African American National Biography. Highlights include the biographies of a Marsha P. Johnson—transgender activist, theater performer, and LGBT icon, Hannah Gray—seamstress, washerwoman, and philanthropist, and Medal of Honor recipient Melvin Morris. Other entries include:Harris, James
Reeves, Martha Rose
Le Count, Caroline Rebecca
Baker, MacHouston (Mickey)
Ross, William Alexander Jackson
Johanson, Jai Johanny
Smith, Wiliam McLeish
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