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African American Studies Department

Dig into the past—it informs your future

When you make your trek to Southeastern Ohio, you’ll be walking in hallowed footsteps, including those of Martin Luther King Jr., who came to Athens in 1960 for an international church collegiate youth conference.

About those footsteps...

Martin Luther King Jr. at news conference at OHIO in 1960

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African American Studies

Students explore yesterday, today and tomorrow—the foundation to understanding the world, how it functions, their responsibilities and opportunities in the world, and how to have an impact on the world, globally and locally.