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Book Chapters

"Clyde Cool," in Ed. William C. Rhoden, City/Game: Basketball in New York (New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2020): 136-143. (Companion publication for Museum of the City of New York exhibit of the same name)


"The New Negro's Brown Brother: African American and Filipino Boxers and the 'Rising Tide of Color'," in Eds. Davarian Baldwin and Minkah Makalani, Escape from New York: The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2013): 105-126.


"In Sports the Best Man Wins: How Joe Louis Whupped Jim Crow," in Ed. Amy Bass, In the Game: Race, Identity and Sports in the Twentieth Century (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005):




Refereed Articles

"Punishing the Punch: Constructions of Black Criminality During the NBA's 'Dark Ages,'" Journal of African American History, vol. 104, no. 3 (Summer 2019): 445-473.


"More than Just Play: Unmasking Black Child Labor in the Athletic Industrial Complex," Journal of Sport and Social Issues, vol. 42, no. 3 (March 2018): 152-169. (Article part of special issue on "Consuming Athletic Labor," edited by Dan Gilbert)


"Racial Bias: Black Athletes, Reagan's War on Drugs, and Big-time Sports Reform," Special Issue: Sport in the University, American Studies, vol. 55, no. 3 (2016): 85-115. (Co-editor for special issue with Lucia Trimbur, Dan Gilbert, Tyran Steward, Noah Cohan)


"White Anglo-Saxon Hopes and Black Americans' Atlantic Dreams: Jack Johnson and the British Boxing Colour Bar," Journal of World History, vol. 21, no. 4 (December 2010): 657-689.


"Visible Men: African American Boxers, the New Negro, and the Global Color Line," Special Issue: Reconceptualizations of the African Diaspora, Radical History Review, no. 103 (Winter 2009): 59-81.


Invited Articles

"More than Fellow Travelers: Women of Color and Transnational Politics" for the Journal of Women's History, vol. 30, no. 3 (Autumn 2018): 177-187.


"From White Wash to Black Ice: Black Athletes in Unexpected Places," Journal of American Ethnic History, vol. 35, no. 2 (Winter 2016): 79-90.


"'Caught Between the Devil and the Deep White Sea': Black Canada's Case of Diasporic Dys-funk-tion," Canadian Issues, (Fall 2005): 41-44.