What Columbus Really Thought about Native Americans

In 1937, Franklin Delano Roosevelt officially designated “Columbus Day” as a…


How Polly Sheppard Taught Me that Existence is Resistance

In February of 2018, during Black History Month, I had the honor of co-leading…


My 10 Favorite History Books of 2017

After reading dozens of U.S. history books for my PhD coursework this year, I…


In Mississippi’s Museum Openings, a Victory for ‘Local People’

NOTE: This article originally appeared in "Opinion" section of the New York…


Emmett Till and Erasing the Reality of Racism

Note: This article originally appeared in the Jackson Clarion-Ledger.An Emmett…


Reflections on the Anniversary of the Murder of the Emanuel Nine

June 17 marks the anniversary of the murder of the Emanuel Nine. A white…


Reformed Theology is Indigenous to African American Christianity

While it is true that most systematic and written forms of Reformed theology…