-AUTHOR, RESEARCHER, HISTORIAN-
2010 Historical Consultant: Injustice Files (CBS, ID Channel)
“He Walked Alone.” Aired March 4, 2011.
2009-10 Project Editor: Kensington Publishing, New York City. Historical novel about the Holocaust.
2008 Contributor: Encyclopedia of Jim Crow, Greenwood Press, Weston, Conn.
2007 Contributor: Encyclopedia of Alabama Online (Auburn
University) and Encyclopedia of American Counterculture (M.E. Sharpe, Armonk, N.Y.).
2002-03 Historical Consultant: Home of the Brave documentary based on From Selma to Sorrow.
Counterpoint Films, Los Angeles, CA. Nominated for 2004 documentary Academy Award.
2001-2002 Project Editor: Kensington Publishing, NYC: Songbird (historical novel) published 2004.
" Coming of Age in Gee's Bend" Alabama Heritage, Fall, 2014.
“The Pursuit of Happiness: African American Resorts and Summer Communities In The Jim Crow Era,” Griot, Spring, 2014.
“Vindicating Viola Liuzzo,” Alabama Heritage, Fall, 2010.
“African-American Amusement Parks in Jim Crow Washington, D.C.” Griot, Fall, 2010.
“Fruithurst: The Alabama Wine Country,” Alabama Heritage, Spring, 2009.
“Return to Sender: The Mailman’s Freedom Walk,” American Atheist, April, 2008.
“Emory O. Jackson: The Voice of Black Birmingham,” Alabama Heritage, Winter, 2008.
“At One with the Majority,” Southern Jewish History, 2006.
“Juliette Hampton Morgan: Socialite to Social Activist,” Alabama Heritage, Summer, 2004.
“Miss Mary and the Gadsden Freedom Movement,” in The African American Experience:
Personal and Social Activism in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Heritage Books, 2004.
“The Price of Commitment: From Selma to Sorrow,” Southern Exposure, Fall, 1999.
Reviews for Journals:
Davis W. Houck & David E. Dixon, (eds), “Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965,”
The Journal of Southern History, Winter 2012.
Thomas Dyja, “Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America,”
The Journal of Southern History Winter, 2009.
Thomas J.J. Altizer, “Living The Death of God: A Theological Memoir,”
Studies In Religion/ Sciences Religieruses, Spring, 2008.
John Edgar Tidwell, “Writings of Frank Marshall Davis: A Voice of the Black Press,” Callaloo, Spring, 2008.
Chana Kai Lee, “For Freedom’s Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer,” Gulf South Historical Review, Fall, 2000.