Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Mitchell Honored by Organization of American Historians for Graphic History Book

Dr. Brian Mitchell, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received an award for his graphic history book highlighting Oscar Dunn. Continue reading “Mitchell Honored by Organization of American Historians for Graphic History Book”

Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has taken his research into Reconstruction history to new heights with the launch of a graphic history book that he hopes will be the first in a series on racial history and justice in the United States. Continue reading “A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book”

UA Little Rock professor seeks to preserve ancestor’s place in African-American history

When Brian Mitchell was a child growing up in New Orleans, Louisiana, he would stay with his great-grandmother after school and ask her to tell him family stories.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor seeks to preserve ancestor’s place in African-American history”