Hale Center News
WATCH: 2021 Afrikan American Farewell Celebration
At the end of each academic year Sorority and Fraternity Life, the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Frank W. Hale Jr. Black Cultural Center and the Multicultural Center sponsor this event to acknowledge students who have matriculated from The Ohio State University, celebrating the many achievements of Black and African American students.Read More
Driven to serve: Tim Hinton
Psychology major Tim Hinton created the Black Wellness Alliance, an Ohio State student organization that provides a support system for African American students.Read More
Government of The Bahamas Appoints Dr. William F. Pickard First Honorary Consul in Detroit
The Government of The Bahamas for the first time ever appointed an Honorary Consul in Detroit. That person is entrepreneur, author, and philanthropist William F. Pickard, Ph.D., executive chairman of GAA Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management.Read More
Highlights of Hale Center Art Collection
Artist: Larry Winston Collins
Medium: Relief Painting
The “King's Life” painting was the first piece of artwork donated to the Hale Center. Created specifically for the Office of Minority Affairs' annual MLK exhibition in 1988, Mr. Collins donated the art to the Hale Center in 1989 prior to its opening on October 11, 1989.
Apartheid Series for Steven
Artist: Ed Colston
Medium: Mixed Media Painting
The Apartheid Series for Steven was donated by artist Ed Colston as a special tribute to Steven Biko. Ed Colston (November 20, 1936 – February 21, 2006), a local artist and former professor at the Columbus College of Art and Design, was known for his bold colors and abstraction in his works of art.
Artist: Charles Hollingsworth