Wayne State University Press, 2016.
From Sweetback to Superfly: Film Audiences in Chicago’s Loop
University of Missouri Press, 2015.
Banned in Kansas: Motion Picture Censorship, 1915-1966
University of Missouri Press, August2007.
(Kansas City Star – 10 Best Non-Fiction Books of 2007 – Number Two)
Black Manhood on the Silent Screen, University of Kansas Press, 2002.
(Finalist – Theatre Library Association Annual Award, Choice Noted
(Articles) “Blaxploitation,” Blackwell Companion to African American Film, upcoming.
“Capitalizing on Race: White Producers of All-Black Cinema,” Early Race
Filmmaking (Routledge, 2016).
“Portrait of Jason: A Reassessment,” Documenting the Black Experience,
Novotny Lawrence, editor, (McFarland, 2014)
“Masculinity in Film: The Emergence of a New Literature,” Choice, (Spring 2014).
“It Takes a LIFETIME: Television for Black Women,” Flow, volume 17
(April 2013), http://flowtv.org/2013/04/it-takes-a-lifetime/
“Iconic Television and Pathos,” Flow, volume 17 (February 2013),
“Real: Older Gay Men in Popular Culture,” Flow, volume 17 (November 2012)
“Queering Hip Hop: Frank Ocean and Homophobia, Flow, volume 16
“Hollywood Be Thy Name and the New Wave of African American
Film Scholarship,” Reviews in American History 36.1 (2008), 89-94.
“Racialized Masculinity Politics,” International Encyclopedia of
Masculinity, RIEEM, 2006.
“Nobody Asks Me the Questions: Beulah and the Moynihan Report,”
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“But I'm Only a Woman: Tiera Farrow's Defense of Clara Schweiger,”
Kansas History, vol. 24, no. 3 (Autumn, 2002), 190-199.
“From Homestead to Lynch Mob: Portrayals of Black Masculinity
in Oscar Micheaux's 'Within Our Gates.'” Journal for Multimedia History
vol. 3 (2000).
“Rising Above the Material: Black Masculinity and the Birth of Sound
Technology,” Film and History CD Rom Annual, (March 2001).
“Portrayals of Black Masculinity in Oscar Micheaux's 'The
Homesteader,'” Film/Literature Quarterly, 28, no. 1 (2000).
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(Editor) Screening Noir: Blaxploitation Revisited, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall/Winter
2005) Center for Black Studies, University of California, Santa
(Reference Entries) The Encyclopedia of Filmmakers, John C. Tibbets and James Welsh,
editors, (Facts on File, Inc.)
Entries Contributed: Charles Burnett, Cecil B. DeMille, Spike Lee,
Oscar Micheaux, John Singleton.
(Works in Progress) A book on representations of black gay men in documentary film,
published by Wayne State University Press.