The HistoryMakers video oral history with Barbara Ransby.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (6 video files (2 hr., 55 min., 17 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Ransby, Barbara -- Interviews.
Ransby, Barbara.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Barbara Ransby
Barbara Ransby
Other authors / contributors:Ransby, Barbara, interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Chicago, Illinois 2012 January 19.
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Summary:African American studies and history professor Barbara Ransby was born on May 12, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her B.A. degree in history at Columbia University in 1984. Ransby received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in history from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1987 and 1996, respectively. While at the University of Michigan, Ransby founded the Ella Baker-Nelson Mandela Center for Anti-Racist Education and the African American Women in Defense of Ourselves organization. In 1996, she joined the faculty of the University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) as an assistant professor in the departments of history and African American studies. She became an associate professor at UIC in 2002. In 2003, Ransby authored the book, Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement. Since 2008, Ransby was a professor and director of UIC's Gender and Women Studies Department and was appointed interim vice provost for planning and programs in 2011.