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

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...
30 July 2012
Disintegration: The Splintering of Black America
by Eugene Robinson
As a professor of African American history, I often remind my students that...
09 July 2012
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape and Resistance–a New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power...
05 April 2012
There’s Always Work at the Post Office: African American Postal Workers and the Fight for Jobs, Justice and Equality
by Philip F. Rubio
26 March 2012
Conversations with Cronkite
Walter Cronkite and Don Carleton
Don Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin