What's New in the Oxford African American Studies Center
What's New: Fall 2018
Dispatch from the Editor
Editor in Chief Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reflects on African American history and progress in a new letter.
New Community Spotlight Articles
California (Keenan Norris, Editor)
The History of Black San Francisco
Chicago (John McCluskey, Editor)
Chicago, Negro League Baseball in
Miscellaneous (Steven Niven, Editor)
State of Mississippi v. Willie McGee
African American National Biography
The AANB has been updated with 50 new biographies:
Bass, Urbane F.
Bennett, Bessye Anita Warren
Cordice, John Walter Vincent, Jr.
Davis, Willis "Bing"
Dow, John, Jr.
Ferris, William Henry
Gatlin, Justin Alexander
Gray, Darius Aidan
Jennings, Thomas L., Sr.
Jennings Graham, Elizabeth
Junior, Marvin C.
Lee, Mary Elizabeth Ashe
Morton, James Thomas, Jr.
Petersen, Frank E., Jr.
Powell, William Jenifer
Rainey, Patricia "Pat" Theresa
Scott, Egbert Theophilus
Smith-Bustill, Anna Amelia
Taylor, Robert Rochon
Vick, Michael Dwayne
Wilson, James Lancelot
Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography
The DCALAB has been updated with 9 new biographies:
Dictionary of African Biography
The DAB has been updated with 6 new biographies:
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In addition to our ongoing editorial update program, the Oxford African American Studies Center's editors commission and publish a publicly-available Focus On feature, designed to provide insights into topics of current and historical relevance.
This month's Focus On features a photo essay by Christopher R. Reed (Roosevelt University) showcasing the African American community in Chicago.