Black Girls Matter: Histories of Family, Girlhood and the Jim Crow Justice System

Presented by LaKisha Michelle Simmons, Department of Transnational Studies, SUNY-Buffalo on October 21, 2016 at the Center for Historical Research in the Department of History at The Ohio State University.


The Ohio State University Center for Historical Research provides a stimulating intellectual environment for studying important historical issues around the world. Each year the Center brings together scholars from various disciplines to examine issues of broad contemporary relevance in historical perspective. The annual program of the Center is organized around a central theme, which will be explored through a series of twelve seminars. The Center welcomes for year-long residency visiting senior, junior, and dissertation fellows chosen through an international competition. Additional visiting and OSU faculty will join the program to conduct seminars.