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Brooklyn College of CUNY
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Civil Rights History, 20th century African American History (particularly in the North), Rosa Parks, Black Power, Urban History, Welfare Reform, School Desegregation, Post-Civil Rights History
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About Me
Recent Publications

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History (Beacon Press, 2018)

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks (Beacon Press, 1st edition 2013; Revised with New Introduction 2015).

Media Coverage
I've written for the New York Times, Washington Post, the Atlantic, the Nation, the Boston Review, the Intercept, Salon, and the Chronicle of Higher Education
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Race, Rebellion & Revolution, Urban History, Women