Publications

Books

Set the World on Fire: Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018).

New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition, ed. with Christopher Cameron and Ashley D. Farmer (Northwestern University Press, 2018).

Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence, ed. with Chad Williams and Kidada Williams (University of Georgia Press, 2016).

To Turn The Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism, ed. with Tiffany M. Gill (University of Illinois Press, forthcoming).

Special Journal Issue

Guest editor with Ula Y. Taylor and Asia Leeds, “Women, Gender Politics, and Pan-Africanism” in Women, Gender, and Families of Color (Fall 2016, Vol. 4, No. 2). [click here to download the introduction]

Journal Articles

“‘[F]or the Rights of Dark People in Every Part of the World’: Pearl Sherrod, Black Internationalist Feminism, and Afro-Asian Politics during the 1930s,” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society, Vol. 17, Nos. 1-2 (June 2015): 90-112. [click here to download]

“‘We Want to Set the World on Fire’: Black Nationalist Women and Diasporic Politics in the New Negro World, 1940-1944,” The Journal of Social History, Vol. 49, No. 1 (Fall 2015): 194-212. [click here to download]

“‘Confraternity Among All Dark Races’: Mittie Maude Lena Gordon and the Practice of Black (Inter)nationalism in Chicago, 1932-1942,” Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International, Vol. 5, Issue 2 (Fall 2016): 151-181. [click here to download]

“’To Keep Alive the Teaching of Garvey and the Work of the UNIA’: Audley Moore, Black Women’s Activism, and Nationalist Politics during the Twentieth Century,”Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International (Summer 2018).

“‘We Will Overcome’: Black Women’s Organizing Against Police Violence in New York City in the 1980s,” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society (Spring 2019).

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