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“What Mark Lilla Gets Wrong About Students.” The Chronicle Review. August 2017.

“The 14th Amendment Solved One Citizenship Crisis, but it Created a New One.” Washington Post. July 2017.

“At the University of Michigan, Confronting Controversy to Move Forward.” Detroit Free Press. April 2017.

“The Future University Community is Now.” Michigan Daily. February 2017.

“Ava DuVernay’s 13th: It’s About Hope, Not History.” Medium. October 2016.

“Don’t Miss Out on What Michelle Obama Actually Said in 2008.” University of North Carolina Press Blog. July 2016.

“Clinton’s Historical Gaffe Has a History. Just Check Her Record.” History News Network. February 2016.

“Choice of Photo Does Disservice to Students’ Achievements, Reputations.” Boston Globe. December 2015.

“The Diversity Summit, Student Protest, and Asking the Hard Questions.” With Amanda Alexander, Matthew Countryman, and Austin McCoy. Michigan Daily. November 2015.

Cspan“Julian Bond’s Great-Grandmother a Slave Mistress?” How the New York Times Got it Wrong.” History News Network. August 2015.

The Dreams Deferred in Baltimore’s Mortgage Crises Set the Stage for Unrest.” The Conversation. May 2015.

“Rallying Around Lynch Nomination: Black Women Flex Their Political Muscles.” Huffington Post. April 2015.

“Why We Still Need Black History Month, Even Though #28daysarenotenough.” CNN Living. Feburary 2015.

“Impolite Conversations: Skin-Color.” With John L. Jackson, Jr. Impolite Conversations: The Web Series. December 2014.

“From Michael Stewart to Michael Brown: A Reflection on #FergusonOctober.Huffington Post. November 2014.

“In 1864 Maryland, Confusion Over Emancipation Made Slaves Interpreters of Law.” Huffington Post. August 2014.

“Supreme Court Ruling Upholds America’s Mixed View.” CNN. April 2014.

“When it Comes to Diversity, Who Counts?” Huffington Post. March 2014.

Family research in Danville, Kentucky. October 2012.

“What’s in a Name? ‘Mixed,’ ‘Biracial,’ ‘Black.'” CNN. February 2014.

“Biracial, and also Black.” CNN. February 2014.

“Understanding Race.” Huffington Post. February 2013.

“Turning Back the Time of Racism.” Huffington Post. February 2013.