March 3, 2021
Business jackets paired with Bermuda shorts, stylish sleepwear, pillow accessories, paper dresses, and contemporary designs were just some of the creative pieces worn at this year’s Black History Month Fashion Show.
February 10, 2021
Black influencers in the culinary world will be honored with dishes that reflect their work in a Black History Month dinner later this month.
February 4, 2021
Author Ishmael Beah ’04 returned to Oberlin College in 2010 to discuss the publication of his New York Times best-selling book, A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. Four years later Beah’s visit to Finney Chapel took place after the publication of Radiance of Tomorrow, A Novel, which would go on to become another best-seller. Beah’s visits to campus serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
February 26, 2020
A student re-enactment of escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad is recognized 40 years later with a visit by participant Herman Beavers ’81 at Third World House.
February 5, 2020
In this photo series, we walk with the dinosaurs in Cleveland and visit a congressional intern in Washington, D.C., before coming back home to Oberlin to watch the Wild Beast of the Bungalow take over the stage in Warner Concert Hall; go snowboarding in Hales Gym; and sit in on a gallery talk, book art class, choir practice, an academic retreat, and a dance performance.
February 7, 2019
The monthlong tribute, themed Liberation is This, includes 26 programs, performances, and talks that shine a light on the black experience.
February 8, 2018
Monthlong tribute themed “Sankofa: Go Back and Get It” includes a broad array of programs, performances, and talks to highlight the black experience in America.
February 27, 2017
Oscar-nominated actress Margaret Avery starred in vignettes of Tennessee Williams' American classic, The Glass Menagerie. Directed by Associate Professor of Theater Justin Emeka '95, the...