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

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...
20 November 2012
Mrs. Kennedy and Me
Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin
Gallery Books

Few people remember that when JFK was running for president, he and his...
15 August 2012
Tested: How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held Onto Hope
Budd and Dorothy Budd
Brown Books Publishing Group
The plight of the...