books

American Government in Black and White - Diversity and Democracy
American Government in Black and White - Book CoverThe third edition of American Government in Black and White (co-authored with Steven C. Tauber) was published by Oxford University Press in 2017 (2014 copyright date).
Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics
Book Cover - Can We all Get Along?Westview Press published the seventh edition of her book, “Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics, in 2017. It was coauthored with Jessica D. Johnson Carew.  (The first edition in 1995 won the Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America Award for Outstanding Scholarship on the Subject of Intolerance, 1996.)
Race, Place and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America
Race, Place and Risk Book CoverHer 1990 book, Race, Place and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America, co-authored with Harold W. Rose, won the National Conference of Black Political Scientists' 1995 Best Book Award for a previously published book that has made a substantial and continuing contribution.

Articles

Her articles have appeared in numerous journals, including:

  • Journal of Politics
  • American Political Science Review
  • Urban Affairs Review
  • The Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race