An economics major and lifelong performing artist, Liles is building a model for sustainable arts instruction for impoverished youth in her native Texas.
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.
A group of students surveyed the health threats posed by industries in the community of Africatown this fall break.
A team of students led by Professor Janet Fiskio conduct research for a Gulf Coast community founded by the last ship of enslaved peoples brought from Africa to the United States.
Associate Professor Zeinab Abul-Magd’s first-hand knowledge of Egypt’s revolution and her yearly travels in the region make her a valuable resource for students interested in the Arab Spring and current events in the Middle East and North Africa.
An alumnus and an Oberlin faculty member identify the most important ingredient for a successful food movement: humility.
Gardening was once a common practice in Harlan County, Kentucky. With a $15,000 grant, Hilary Neff plans to reestablish it—and teach about science and nature, too.
Sophomore Sophie Ottoni-Wilhelm is sharing her passion for activism and women’s issues by starting a campus chapter of the New Community Project.
The leaders of Kenya Reads, a literacy initiative that established the first-ever community library in an impoverished area of Kenya, have received more than $20,000 to sustain their work.
What can $30, 20 carabiners, and 10 days do to help stop human trafficking?
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