Articles & Books
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Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara, edited collection of interviews (forthcoming with University Press of Mississippi)
"On Manliness: Black American Masculinities" Vol.6, No.1 ed(s) Thabiti Lewis and Gilman W. Whiting
African American Life and Culture: An Interdisciplinary Approach, The Willamette Journal. Supplemental Series #9, 2006.
Articles and Chapters
Black Men Talk: Interview with Haki Madhubuti, in AmeriQuests Journal (forthcoming, Summer 2008).
The Modern Athlete, Hip Hop, and Popular Perceptions of Black Masculinity, in AmeriQuests Journal (forthcoming, Summer 2008)
Internal/External Confinement in Ernest Gainess A Lesson Before Dying. The Willamette Journal. Supplemental Series #9, 2006: 45-56.
Introduction: African American Life and Culture (Guest Editor). The Willamette Journal. Supplemental Series #9, 2006.
Popularizing Bad Black Men: The Commodification of Hip-Hop. Oregon Humanities: a journal of ideas and perspectives about the humanities. Spring/Summer 2005: 44-47.
Generation Flex. Mosaic Literary Magazine (Verse Festival 3). October 1, 2004.
The Spirit of Nationalism and Feminism in Toni Cade Bambaras Fiction, in SORAC:Journal of African Studies, (2002) vol. 2: 43-54.
Looking for Jackie, Looking for Mike: Race, Sport and Contemporary American Culture. Blacks and Whites Meeting in America: Eighteen Views of Race. Edited by Terry White. Jefferson, NC:McFarland, (2002): 101-112.
Raising Sula: Daughters of the 21st Century. The Sibling Society:Papers Presented at the Robert Bly Colloquium. Edited by Terry White. University Press of America, (2000).
Poetry in Motion: An Interview with Quincy Troupe. The Gaither Reporter, 4.2 (Nov./Dec. 1998): 6-9.
Interview With Useni Perkins. Black Books Bulletin: Words Work, 1.5 (Spring 1992): 9-10.
Review of Turning South, Again by Houston A. Baker. Mosaic Literary Magazine, (February 2002).
Reclaiming Lost Spirits, Review of Those Bones Are Not My Child, by Toni Cade Bambara. The Gaither Reporter, vol. 4.7 (Nov./Dec. 2000).
Review of Pryor Convictions and Other Life Sentences, by Richard Pryor. The Source Magazine (June 1996): 24.
Review of What's Going On: Personal Essays, by Nathan McCall. St. Louis American, November 19-25, 1997, B1.
Review of Mike Tyson: Money, Myth and Betrayal, by Montieth Illingworth. Black Books Bulletin: Words Work, 1.5 (Spring 1992): 12.
Memory Faded White, Review of All-Bright Court, by Connie Porter. Black Books Bulletin: Words Work, 1.3 (December 1991): 12.
Articles and Essays
Critics Attempt to Use Obama's Heritage to Hurt Him, News One, March 18, 2008.
Why is Barry Bonds the Only Bad Guy? The St. Louis American, December 27, 2007.
Principled Democracy? Oregon Council of the Humanities, Fall/Winter 2006.
Equality Issues Plague Sports, The Statesmen Journal, April 15, 2004.
Rebirth of a Nation: Black Images in Media. The St. Louis American, November 6-12, 1997.
Stakes Is High, essay/article discussing Welfare Reform and its impact. The Source (October 1997): 86-88.
Weed Wars, The Source (April, 1997).
Shakespeare, Othello and the Race Question, The St. Louis American, January 18-24, 1996.
Drive-By In Missouri: The St. Louis Flavor in Black Street Gangs, The Source (April 1996): 63-65.
Keep the Children in the Community, January 19-25, 1995, B10.
Illiteracy Breeds Crime, The St. Louis American, January 26, 1995, A10.
Who Takes the Rap? (editorial on gangsta rap's misogyny and violence) The St. Louis American, February 2-8, 1995.
Malcolm X's Legacy: A Fight for Recognition, The St. Louis Post- Dispatch, February 21, 1995, B11.
Recognizing the Achievements of All African Americans, The St. Louis American, June 12-18, 1995.
Getting Through the Danger Zone, The St. Louis American, June 10-16, 1993, B2.