OH Blog and News

This is Our New Deal, by Pat Williamsen

Published: April 14, 2020

  On March 27, Congress passed the CARES Act, the stimulus relief program to shore up the US economy which has ground to a halt in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.  Tucked within that $2 trillion package is $75million for the National Endowment for… Read More

It Can’t Happen Here, by Sinclair Lewis

Published: June 5, 2020

Review by Missy G. Flinn Sinclair Lewis’s 1935 classic novel, It Can’t Happen Here, is enjoying something of a revival. It’s easy to see why. The narrative lends itself to comparisons with the current political scene in America—a point that has been exploited by both ends of the the political… Read More

Fire of Justice: The Battle for School Desegregation in Hillsboro

Published: June 4, 2020

In 1954, an Ohio town became the setting for the first Northern desegregation case testing the ruling by the Supreme Court. That’s when a group of “Marching Mothers,” began a two-year protest. Every day they took their children by the hand and walked them to the Hillsboro Elementary School only… Read More

The Big Give 25-Hour Online Giving Rally June 10-11

Published: June 3, 2020

Ohio Humanities is committed to supporting our partners across the state. Historic sites and museums are vital to their local communities, providing employment for individuals, contracting with local businesses, and attracting tourists. These institutions are part of the $878 billion domestic creative economy across the United States. Right… Read More

HISTORY STUDENTS – HISTORY ACADEMY ONLINE

Published: June 2, 2020

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE National History Academy Online is offering four one-week programs for high school students and two two-week programs for junior high students. The Online Academy’s college prep curriculum for high school students is centered on Harvard Business School Professor David Moss’s “History of American Democracy” curriculum. Each one-week session will focus on… Read More

Conversations at Home: William Sloane Coffin

Published: June 2, 2020

“The world is too dangerous for anything but truth, and too small for anything but love.” – William Sloane Coffin (1924-2006)… Read More

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