Dr. Marilyn K. Howard earned her PhD in American history from The Ohio State University (Dissertation: Black Lynching in the Promised Land: Mob Violence in Ohio 1876 - 1916). She is an associate professor in the Department of Humanities at Columbus State Community College. She has published essays in a number of anthologies, including the Encyclopedia of Racial Violence in America and the Encyclopedia of Jim Crow. She continues to conduct research on the lynching of black men by white mobs in Ohio.

Articles by Author

21 November 2013
I was in the second grade at Highland Avenue Elementary School in Columbus when President Kennedy was assassinated. The principal made the announcement over...
03 October 2013
First Class: The Legacy of Dunbar, America’s First Black Public High School by Alison Stewart During the 1880s through the 1950s–what the African...
08 July 2013
The Eve of Destruction: How 1965 Transformed America
James T. Patterson
When I think of “the Sixties,” I think of two dates: 1963, the year...
14 January 2013
A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
Written by Elizabeth Dowling Taylor
There have been few times in American history when...
08 January 2013
Marshalling Justice: The Early Civil Rights Letters of Thurgood Marshall - By Michael G. Long
When Thurgood Marshal, the first black justice of the...
04 December 2012
Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation
Deborah Davis
Atria Books
No doubt...