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Op-Eds/Essays

"When the Fourth of July Was a Black Holiday," Atlantic, July 3, 2018 (read online)

"Protesting Rebel Statues Is as Old as the Statues Themselves," Daily Beast, May 18, 2018 (read online)

"The Historian Behind Slavery Apologists Like Kanye West," New York Times, May 3, 2018 (read online)

"Romancing the Civil War: Madera School's 'Ball' Troubles Fresno State Scholars," Fresno Bee, April 28, 2018 (read online)

"The Lost Cause Roots of Sinclair's Propaganda," Washington Post, "Made by History" blog, April 11, 2018 (read online)

“When the South Was the Most Progressive Region in America,” Atlantic, January 17, 2018 (read online)

“Unsure about Confederate Statues? Ask Yourself if You Support White Supremacy,” Fresno Bee, August 18, 2017 (read online)

“Make No Mistake: Donald Trump is Dylann Roof’s President,” Fresno Bee, December 2, 2016 (read online)

“‘Roots’ Remake Won’t Be as Eye-Opening, and That’s a Good Thing,” Sacramento Bee, May 30, 2016 (read online)

“America Needs a National Slavery Monument,” Sunday Review, New York Times, December 6, 2015 (read online)

“Take Down the Confederate Flags, But Not the Monuments,” Atlantic, June 25, 2015 (read online)

“Tourism, Terrorism, and the Memory of Slavery in Charleston, South Carolina,” Process, Organization of American Historians Blog, June 25, 2015 (read online)

“When Old Glory Returned to Fort Sumter,” New York Times, “Disunion” series, April 16, 2015 (read online)

“Birth of a Freedom Anthem,” Sunday Review, New York Times, March 14, 2015 (read online)

“Myth, Reality and the Underground Railroad,” New York Times, “Disunion” series, February 27, 2015 (read online)

“History, Hashtags, and the Truth about History,” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 11, 2014 (read online)

“Why the College of Charleston’s New President Needs a History Lesson,” History News Network, April 20, 2014 (read online)

“Robert Smalls’s Great Escape,” New York Times, “Disunion” series, May 12, 2012 (read online)

“Confessions of a Civil War Historian,” The Collegian, October 19, 2011 (read online)

“Fort Sumter Sesquicentennial: Charleston Changes Her Tune,” History News Network, April 18, 2011 (read online)

“Dancing Around History,” New York Times, “Disunion” series, December 21, 2010 (read online)

“How McDonnell’s Remarks Could Jeopardize Southern Tourism,” History News Network, April 19, 2010 (read online)

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