Oxford AASC: What's New

What's New in the Oxford African American Studies Center

What's New: Summer 2018

Guest Editorial

Guest editor Dagmawi Woubshet (University of Pennsylvania) highlights significant LGBTQ African Americans throughout history and their contributions in a new photo essay.

New Community Spotlight Articles

California (Keenan Norris, Editor)

Allensworth, California
Black Bay Area Newspapers
Black Bay Area Novelists
San Francisco, Gentrification in (1940s–1970s)

Chicago (John McCluskey, Editor)

The Regal Theater
The Black Chicago History Forum

Philadelphia (Richard Newman, Editor)

Philadelphia, Black Arts in
Philadelphia, William Still and the Black Abolitionist Underground of

Cincinnati (Eric Jackson, Editor)

The West End

The African American National Biography

The AANB has been updated with 43 new biographies:

Brisco, Valerie Calhoun, Lee
Carr, Henry
Davenport, Willie
Hagan, Helen Eugenia
Jones, Thomas Edward
White, Willye B.
Miller, Mulgrew
Offord, Carl Ruthven
Edimboro, Felipe
Jordan, Taft
Ladnier, Tommy
Moore, Oscar
Red, Sonny
Sims, Pete La Roca
Rice, George
Sippio, Cesar
Robinson, Bishop
Parker, Maceo, Jr.
Thompson, Howard Randall
Walker, Junior
Warren, Edward Rudolph, Jr
Kelley, George Biddle
Stewart, John Bradley
Cottrell, Comer Joseph, Jr.
Branch, Titi
Napoleon, Louis
Fisher, Abby
Cook, Mary V.
Caldwell-Frazier, Julia
Scott, Annie Naomi
Farro, Sarah E.
Holmes, Robin and Polly
Daniels, John C.
Charles, Clive
Lee, Mary Elizabeth Ashe
Collins, Bootsy
Harris, Major
Morton, James Thomas Jr.
Smith, Calvin
Rainey, Patricia "Pat" Theresa
Smith, Danyel

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

Discover the story behind the new Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography as told by Editors Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Franklin W. Knight:

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Focus On

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 showing the highlights African American members of the the LGBTQ community.


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