Unidentified Black Man during the Civil War (Courtesy of the Library of Congress)

“Lighting Up the Path of Liberty and Justice”: Black Abolitionist Fourth of July Celebrations and the Promise of America from the Fugitive Slave Act to the Civil War

  • in Journal of African American History
  • forthcoming, Aug. 2020

The Fourth of July is a Black American Holiday

  • in The Washington Post
  • view article here
  • cited by NPR and PBS

Trials of Freedom: African American Deserters during the U.S. Civil War

  • in Journal of Social History
  • view article here

Mutiny in the Civil War

  • in Civil War Monitor
  • view article here