"The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores," The Atlantic, February 20, 2018

"The Forgotten World of Communist Bookstores,"  Jacobin, August 11, 2017

 "Five Myths About Hippies," The Washington Post, July 7, 2017.

"So Much for Conscious Capitalism: With Its Sale to Amazon, Whole Foods Must Finally Give Up Its Do-Gooder Image," Slate, June 19, 2017

"Frederick Douglass, Real Estate Developer," Black Perspectives, June 19, 2017

"How Do Google, Amazon, and Facebook Justify Advertising with Breitbart?" The Huffington Post, February 21, 2017

"Black-Owned Bookstores: Anchors of the Black Power Movement Movement," Black Perspectives, January 28, 2017.

“Una Mulzac, Black Women Booksellers, and Pan-Africanism,” African American Intellectual History Society, September 18, 2016

"Media and the Movement: Activist Community Radio in the American South," Flow, May 19, 2015.

“The Long Marijuana-Rights Movement,” Huffington Post, November 6, 2014

“Durham’s Soul Scene Spins Again,” The News & Observer (Raleigh), August 13, 2014

“New Project Shines Light on Triangle’s Activist Media History,” The News & Observer (Raleigh), March 7, 2014

“Note to Funk Fans: The Blenders = Soul Hustlers,” Carolina Soul, October 2, 2013

“The March on Washington, Media and the Movement and the Media,” Huffington Post, August 27, 2013

“Donald Byrd and the Bull City,” Carolina Soul, February 2013

“Soul Souvenirs,” North Carolina Humanities Crossroads, with Jason Perlmutter, Summer 2012

“North Carolina is in the House!” Carolina Soul, June 2012


"Activist Businesses: The New Left's Surprising Critique of Postwar Consumer Culture," The American Historian, May 2017

"African Sounds in the American South: Community Radio, Historically Black Colleges, and Musical Pan Africanism," The Journal of Popular Music Studies, December 2015

"The Business of Getting High: Head Shops, Countercultural Capitalism, and the Marijuana Legalization Movement," The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture, June 2015

"For the Records: How African American Consumers and Music Retailers Created Commercial Public Space in the 1960s and 1970s South," Southern Cultures, Winter 2011