Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

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Ben St. Angelo

Ben St. Angelo is a Ph.D. candidate in Modern American history at The Ohio State University. His research focuses on working-class people and the strategies they employed when faced with exploitation and oppression. His dissertation, “Divided Steel: Jim Crow Unionism, Segregated Mills, and the Law,” explores how African American steelworkers combated racism at work and in their communities by embracing the bureaucracy that evolving American laws established. He is the author of “Little Steel’s Labor War in Youngstown” published in The Madison Historical Review.

Content by Ben St. Angelo