Winner of the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Prize, The Association of Black Women Historians
Mae Mallory, the Monroe Defense Committee, and World Revolutions:African American Women Radical Activists (1958-1987), Forthcoming, The University of Georgia Press
African American Women Wept, The Silence of Michelle Obama as the World Witnessed State Violence Against African American Women and Girls, Palgrave MacMillan, 2018.
“Bob Cole's Colored Man's Declaration of Independence, Black Economic Nationalism and the case of Shoo Fly Regiment (1906) and Shuffle Along (2016),” The Routledge Companion to African American Theatre and Performance, forthcoming.
“Cole and Johnson’s The Red Moon (1908-1910): Reimagining African American and Native American Female Education at Hampton Institute.” The Journal of African American History, Winter 2008.
“Ada Overton Walker, Abbie Mitchell and the Gibson Girl: Reconstructing African American Womanhood,” The International Journal of Africana Studies, Volume 13, Issue 2, Fall 2007, Published 2008.
“Red, Black, and Yellow, Conquest, Slavery, and Indispensable Labor: Teaching and Learning American History Through a Multicultural Curriculum,” The Black History Bulletin, (Summer-Fall, 2007, Volume 70, Number 2), Published in 2008.
“Mae Mallory and “The Southern Belle Fantasy Trope” at The Cuyahoga County Jail 21st and Payne PAIN,” From Uncle Tom's Cabin to The Help: Critical Perspectives on White-Authored Narratives of Black Life, Claire Garcia, Vershawn Young, editors, Palgrave Macmillan, August 2014.
“Exile and Erasure in Cinderella: The African American Cinderella and the Asian Prince,” Images That Injure, Susan Dente Editor, Praeger Press, Spring 2011.
"Transforming the Carmen Narrative: The Case of Carmen the Hip Hopera," Message in the Music: Hip Hop, History, and Pedagogy, The Association for African American Life and History Press, ed. Dr. Derrick P. Alridge & James B. Stewart, Fall 2011.
“Jack Johnson, Paul Robeson and The Hyper Masculine African American Übermensch.” Harlem Renaissance Revisited, Politics, Arts, Letters. John Hopkins University Press, Jeffrey Ogbar, Spring 2010.
My book Beyond Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Culture of Uplift, Identity, and Politics in Black Musical Theater just came out in soft cover!!! It looks at history as refracted through musical theater by exploring at the lives and musical theater works of James Weldon Johnson, J. Rosamond Johnson, and Bob Cole.