I'm a professor of history at York College, where I have taught courses on Recent America, the Civil Rights Movement, Women in the U.S., Environmental History, and Race & Justice.  I have written over a dozen books, including The Great Uprising: Race Riots in Urban America during the 1960s (Cambridge Univ. Pr. 2018), Civil War on Race Street: The Civil Rights Movement in  in Cambridge, Maryland (Univ. of Florida Pr. 2003) and The New Left and Labor (Univ. of Illinois Pr. 1994).  I am also the co-editor with Jeffrey Littlejohn and Reginald Ellis of  The Seedtime, the Work, and the Harvest: New Perspectives on the Black Freedom Struggle in America (Univ. of Florida Pr. 2018) and the co-author with Randy Roberts, Alan Taylor and Emma J. Lapsansky-Warner of  United States History (Prentice Hall, rev. ed. 2016).  

New York Public Library's Schomburg Center
March 1, 2018
Martin Memorial Library
York, PA
July 15, 2018


Enoch Pratt Free Library
Baltimore, Md
May 22, 2018
Podcast of talk
Midtown Scholar
Bookstore, Harrisburg, Pa.
April 7, 2018
Watch on C-Span