What's New September 2020

September 17, 2020

In September 2020, Oxford African American Studies Center added 50 articles. Discover a selection of featured articles:

African American National Biography

The AANB has been updated with 10 new biographies:

Austin, Charles Allen

Brown, Anthony

Brown, Walter

Campbell, Roy, Jr.

DeBrest, Spanky

Du Cille, Michel

Ferbos, Lionel

Flemming, Herb

Franklin, Henry


African American Studies Center

The 1860 Japanese Embassy to the United States

Aboulker, José

American National Biography

Clay, Bryan

Dictionary of African Biography

The DAB has been updated with 35 new biographies:

Abane, Ramdane

Adams, Jimmy

Aït Ahmed, Hocine

Alemam, Joham

Allen, Tony

Allouche, Merzak

Anderson, Benjamin Joseph Knight

Anderson, William Spencer

Antwi, Kojo

Barchi, Cesare de

Bisimwa Nabintu, Venantie

Bula Nyati, Antoine Mandungu

Cadamosto, Alvis da

Calendar, Ebenezer

Cole, Christian Frederick

Darko, George

Fernandes, Valentim

Feza, Mongezi

Gonneville, Paulmier de

Ibaka, Serge

Kante, Mory

Koné, Aïcha

Lutumba Ndomanueno, Simon

Maponya, Richard

Maxwell, John Renner

Mazwai, Thandiswa

Motsepe, Patrice

Mpiana, Jean-Bedel Tshituka

Muana, Tshala

Muhammad I al Mustansir

Ngombe Boseko, Francois

Olomide, Koffi

Pereira, Duarte Pachecho

Suso, Foday Musa

Vespucci, Amerigo

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

The DCALAB has been updated with 2 new biographies:

O'Connor, Quintin

Pawan, Joseph

New Focus On Photo Essay

Al-Islam in the African American Experience by Abdul Hafeez Waheed, Khadijah Salaam, Ronald B. Shaheed, Bilal Muhammed, Dawud Iman, Aqueelah Nafeesah Rasheed, Luqman S. Rasheed, II

Catch up with AASC:

Lesson Plans are back. These lesson plans illustrate how teachers and professors can use Oxford African American Studies Center to bring online learning into the classroom.