A scholar athlete, Newton plans to pursue a PhD in politics or Africana studies.
Louise Edwards ’16 says her Shansi fellowship at Shanxi Agricultural University in Taigu, China, is an opportunity to learn more about her biracial identity by engaging in cross-cultural learning.
Dance Diaspora members find inspiration, learn painful slave history in winter term trip to Gambia.
The symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists, happening February 26 and 27, celebrates a significant gift to the Oberlin College Archives and examines what today’s activists can learn from famous educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Mary Church Terrell (Class of 1884).
This year’s Africana Unity and Celebration Month features a performance of Harriet Tubman: When I Crossed That Line to Freedom, a convocation led by founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops Rhiannon Giddens '00, and the symposium Complicated Relationships: Mary Church Terrell’s Legacy for 21st Century Activists.
Oberlin Theater’s first main stage production, directed by Assistant Professor Justin Emeka, opens October 1.
“Black music transcends genre,” says the chair of Oberlin’ Black Musicians Guild, a student group dedicated to promoting black music in all its forms.
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