Myeshia Babers

Academic Historian

Myeshia Babers is a Cultural Anthropologist of Contemporary African American Manhood and Masculinity in Western Culture. She received her bachelor’s degree in sociology, before earning her masters and Ph.D in Anthropology at Texas A&M University. Currently, she holds a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Wooster where she teaches four-field introduction to anthropology courses, and sociology courses on race, inequalities, and masculinities in American society.

Johnnetta Betsch Cole (1936- )

Johnnetta Betsch Cole was born on October 19, 1936, in Jacksonville, Florida to college graduates Mary Frances Cole, a vice-president of the Afro-American Life Insurance Company of Jacksonville. and John Cole, Sr., an employee at the company. In 1953, Cole finished high school and entered … Read MoreJohnnetta Betsch Cole (1936- )

Niara Sudarkasa (1938-2019)

Niara Sudarkasa, born Gloria Albertha Marshall, was an accomplished scholar, educator, and cultural anthropologist. She was born on August 14, 1938, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to Rowena Marshall. Her mother and maternal grandparents, a farmer and a housewife, who migrated from the Bahamas, raised her … Read MoreNiara Sudarkasa (1938-2019)