There are more than 1,000 entries in the encyclopedia detailing African American history from frontier days to the present time. More than 150 scholars contributed to the entries in the volume.
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An African American administrator had a racist note slipped under her office door and a racial slur was scratched onto to the finish of an African American student’s car.
Since 2012, Dr. Ellis has been serving as chief of staff and education operations manager for the U.S. Department of Defense Dependents’ School in Seoul, South Korea. Earlier she was an associate dean at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Under the program, nine colleges and universities in Kentucky and West Virginia will seek to increase the percentage of minority students in STEM disciplines by 15 percent by 2016.
The new museum is scheduled to open next summer.