UAB Authors’ Articles on Civil Rights and African American History
“Introduction,” to Slavery in Alabama by James Benson Sellers. With an Introduction by Harriet E. Amos Doss. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1950; reprint ed. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1994), pp. ix-xxiv.
“White and Black Female Missionaries to Former Slaves during Reconstruction,” in Stepping Out of the Shadows, Alabama Women, 1819-1990, ed. Mary Martha Thomas (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995), 43-56.
“Religious Reconstruction in Microcosm at Faunsdale Plantation,” The Alabama Review 42 (October 1989): 243-269. (This article won the Milo B. Howard Award of the Alabama Historical Association in 1990.)
“Race Relations in Religion Between Planters and Freedmen during Reconstruction in the Black Belt of Alabama,” in Traditional Developing Dixie: Modernization in a Traditional Society, ed. Winfred B. Moore, Jr. and Joseph F. Tripp (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1988), 45-57
Robert Jefferson and Bruce Fehn, “The Des Moines, Iowa, African American Community and the Emergence and Impact of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, 1948-1973.” On the Ground: The Black Panther Party in Communities Across America. .” Ed. Judson Jeffries. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2010, 186-223 .
Robert Jefferson and Bruce Fehn. “North Side Revolutionaries in the Civil Rights Struggle: The African American Community in Des Moines and the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, 1948-1970.” Annals of Iowa 69:1 (Winter, 2010), 37-66.
“Enabled Courage: Race, Disability and Black World War II Veterans in Postwar America.” The Historian 65:5 (Fall 2003): 1102-1124.
“South of the South? Jews, Blacks, and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960.” Journal of American Ethnic History 18 (Winter 1999), 3-36.
Civil Rights Movements. December 2003, H-Florida. Available Here
“Behind the Sunny Facade: Miami Was Key in Florida’s Civil Rights Struggle.” Florida Forum 28 (Spring 2004), 36-42.
South of the South: Jewish Activists and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1960. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2004.
“Interracial Activism and the Civil Rights Movement in Miami, 1945-1970.” Tequesta: The Journal of the Historical Association of Southern Florida 66 (2006), 28-48.
“A Merger of Movements: Peace and Civil Rights Activism in Postwar Miami.” Peace and Change 35 (April 2010), 258-294.
“The Evolution of Racism in an Industrial City, 1906-1940: A Case Study of Gary, Indiana,”
Journal of Negro History 59 (January 1974), 51-64, with Neil Betten.
“Trouble in Paradise: Race and Housing in Miami during the New Deal Era,” Prologue: The Journal of the National Archives 19 (Spring 1987), 7-21.
“Shadows in the Sunshine: Race and Ethnicity in Miami,” Tequesta: The Journal of the Historical Association of Southern Florida 49 (1989), 63-80.
“On the Edge: Blacks and Hispanics in Metropolitan Miami since 1959,” Florida Historical Quarterly 69 (July 1990), 37-56.
“The Settlement of Blacks in South Florida,” in South Florida: The Winds of Change, ed. Thomas D. Boswell (Association of American Geographers, 1991), 112-139.
“Race and Space in the Modern City: Interstate-95 and the Black Community in Miami,” in Urban Policy in Twentieth-Century America, ed. Arnold R. Hirsch and Raymond A. Mohl (Rutgers University Press, 1993), 100-158.
“Toward a New African American Urban History,” Journal of Urban History 21 (March 1995), 283-295, with Kenneth W. Goings.
“Making the Second Ghetto in Metropolitan Miami, 1940-1960,” Journal of Urban History 21 (March 1995), 395-427.
“The Pattern of Race Relations in Miami since the 1920s,” in The African American Heritage of Florida, ed. David Colburn and Jane Landers (University Press of Florida, 1995), 326-365.
“Blacks and Hispanics in Multicultural America: A Miami Case Study,” Amerikastudien/American Studies 40 (1995), 389-413.
“The Second Ghetto and the “Infiltration Theory” in Urban Real Estate, 1940-1960,” in Urban Planning and the African American Community: In the Shadows, ed. June Manning Thomas and Marsha Ritzdorf (Sage Publications, Inc., 1996), 151-168, 230-234.
The New African American Urban History (Sage Publications, Inc., 1996), co-edited with Kenneth W. Goings.
‘Race and Housing in the Postwar City: An Explosive History,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 94 (Spring 2001), 8-30.
“Urban Expressways and the Racial Restructuring of Postwar American Cities,” Jahrbuch fur Wirstschafts Geschichte 1 (2001), 89-104.
“Whitening Miami: Race, Housing, and Government Policy in Twentieth-Century Dade County,” Florida Historical Quarterly 79 (Winter 2001), 319-345.
“Clowning Around: The Miami Ethiopian Clowns and Cultural Conflict in Black Baseball,” Tequesta: Journal of the Historical Society of Southern Florida 62 (2002), 40-67.
“Latinos and Blacks in the Recent American South,” in Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace since 1945, ed. Robert Cassanello and Colin J. Davis (University Press of Florida, 2009), 80-113.
“Hope and Despair: Southern Black Women Educators Across Pre- and Post-Civil Rights Cohorts Theorize about Their Activism.” Educational Studies 48.3 (2012): 266-95.