Ohio Memory has published a new post, “Daniel A. Payne: A Ministry of Education”
This upcoming Tuesday, February 24, is the birthday of a remarkable figure in Ohio’s history. It was on this date in 1811 that Daniel A. Payne was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of free parents of mixed black, white, and American Indian ancestry. Payne would go on became the first African American college president in 1863 when he was named president of Wilberforce University near Xenia, Ohio. […]
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Daniel A. Payne: A Ministry of Education
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