‘The Rhythm Club is On Fire!’: Tragedy Devastated Young Black Natchez in 1940, Mississippi Free Press, April 21, 2023

‘The Joker Up There’: Meredith Marchers Confronted Unjust Confederate Statues in 1966, Mississippi Free Press, April 13, 2021

Black Protestors Have Been Rallying Against Confederate Monuments for Generations, Smithsonian Magazine, April 12, 2021

The Problem with Confederate Monuments, Publishers Weekly, March 26, 2021

Five Myths about the Lost Cause, Washington Post, January 14, 2021

What Trump Shares with the ‘Lost Cause’ of the Confederacy, New York Times, January 8, 2021.

New York ban on Confederate imagery is more than a symbolic gesture, CNN, December 23, 2020.

Confederate Monuments Haunt American Democracy, CNN, June 1, 2020.

With ‘Silent Sam’ Deal, UNC has betrayed its mission,CNN, December 7, 2019

What Changed in Charlottesville? New York Times, August 11, 2019

Hyde-Smith is exactly who the Daughters of the Confederacy wanted her to be, CNN, November 26, 2018

Renaming a building for McCain doesn’t erase history, CNN, August 30, 2018

Roots of a Bitter Legacy: Determined Women were the Driving Force Behind Confederate Monuments, America’s Civil War Magazine, December 2018 (print), January 2018 (digital).

A Historian Turns to True Crime, Publishers Weekly, November 10, 2017.

Most Women in Prisons are Victims of Domestic Violence. That’s Nothing New. TIME, October 2, 2017.

Historians need to use their power now, CNN, September 4, 2017

The Confederacy’s “Living Monuments,” New York Times, October 6, 2017

Historians ‘Defending History’ is complicated in the U.S., CNN, August 19, 2017 (Historians’ roundup)

Why Confederate Monuments Must Fall, New York Times, August 15, 2016 (Print version, August 16, 2017)

The Whole Point of Confederate Monuments is to Celebrate White Supremacy, The Washington Post, August 16, 2017 (Print version, Sunday Outlook section,  August 20, 2017)

What’s the Matter With North Carolina? New York Times, December 21, 2016

The End of a Confederate Legacy: Vanderbilt’s Memorial Hall, Huffington Post, August 23, 2016

“Brutes” and “Thugs”: History and the Language of Criminalization, Huffington Post, July 29, 2016

“Confederate Monuments Don’t Belong on the Landscapes of Government,” Huffington Post, June 30, 2015

Please Stop Blaming the South for the Government Shutdown, Americablog, October 14, 2013

A New Southern Strategy, New York Times, November 18, 2012

We’re Here, We’re Queer, Y’all, New York Times, October 3, 2012,

The South Ain’t Just Whistlin’ Dixie, New York Times, September 18, 2011.