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Scholarly Articles 

Popular Lit

“Continental Divide: Money, Power, and Corporate Politics in the Field of African Studies in America 1957 – 1969” Perspectives: A Journal of Historical Inquiry Vol. 34 (2007 – 2008) pp. 59 - 74

Book Review: Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves by Marie Jenkins Schwarz H-Net Reviews in the Humanities and Social Sciences (April 2018)

Book Review: Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic by Wendy Wilson-Fall International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 49, no. 2 (2016), 292

Bruce and Clark: Conversations That Might Have Happened

I published this conversation first on a web site called Archive of Our Own and to this day it is far and away my most popular, with over 4,000 hits, and 88 kudos. One commenter shared that it "was like being a fly on the wall of the Batcave."

Ororo and T'Challa: Conversations That Might Have Happened

Storm and the Black Panther ruling over Wakanda in postcolonial Africa. 856 hits, 8 kudos

Dinah and Diana: Conversations That Might Have Happened

Black Canary bonding with Wonder Woman. 747 hits, 11 kudos

Barry, Hal, and Ollie: Conversations That Might Have Happened

The Flash, Green Lantern and Green Arrow do a team-up. 1711 hits, 46 kudos

“New World Slavery and the Natural Rights Debate” Journal of Caribbean History Vol. 49, no. 2 (Dec. 2015), pp. 119–132

Slave Communication Networks and Their Role in Facilitating Resistance Tactics: The Dutch Guianas, 1763–1823 [unpublished]

American Mythology:

Comic Book Fiction and Shared Cultural Narrative

Spain’s 1753 Plot to Free Dutch Slaves; or, Why There’s Always Been a Fuzzy Border between Guyana and Venezuela [unpublished]

Uptown: An Exegesis [unpublished]

A People's History of Westeros


What if Howard Zinn had written George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire?

Woodson, Thomas and Jemima (1790 - 1879) and (1783 - 1868) Oxford African American Studies Center January 2020

“Steps Into the Organic Unknown: How Eighteenth-Century Dutch Slaves Turned a Foreboding Amazon Jungle into a Welcome Refuge” Wadabagei: The Journal  for Scholars, Students, Community Leaders and Sustainable Developers Vol. 17, no. 1 (Fall 2016), pp. 90–112

Loyalty in the Context of Rebellion: Race, Identity, Agency, and Change in the Dutch Atlantic 

The Good Black Night [unpublished book manuscript, 2002]


Noir-ish mystery about a UCLA computer programmer who moonlights as a private detective. Not super good but some nice moments.

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