Featured News:
* “Where Trump’s Acquittal Fits into the History Impeachment, According to Historians,” By Olivia Waxman, Time, February 6, 2020

* Cited in “Pence’s Outrageous Op-ed Hold a Deeper Meaning,” by Jeremi Suri in CNN, January 18, 2020

* Quoted in “The Fight Over the 1619 Project is Not About the Facts,” by Adam Serwer, The Atlantic, December 23, 2019
* “What the Reactionary Politics of 2019 Owe to the Politics of Slavery,” by Jamelle Bouie, New York Times, August 14, 2019
* Letter to the Editor, “Abolishing Slavery,” The New York Times, July 5, 2019 
* Quoted in “The Black Gun Owner Next Door,” By Tiya Miles in The New York Times Sunday Review, March 10, 2019 
* Quoted in “A Refusal to Compromise? Civil War Historians Beg to Differ,” by Jennifer Schuessler in The New York Times, October 31, 2017 
* “Quoted in “ Lessons Taught: Obama’s Legacy as a Historian,” by Jennifer Schuessler, The New York Times, January 18, 2017
* Quoted in “Harvard President Apologizes for Reference to Freeing of Slaves in Discussing Fund-Raising Efforts,” By Deirdre Fernandes The Boston Globe September 28, 2019


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* Quoted in “The American Scion who Secured British Neutrality in the U.S. Civil War,” by Sara Georgini, Smithsonian Magazine, January 16, 2020
* Quoted in “In Den USA Driften Zwei Welten Auseinander,” By Martin Luscher in Finanz und Wirtschaft, December 23, 2019 and “Die Wichstisgte Wahl Zeit Jahrzehnten”
* Quoted in “Civility is Overrated,” By Adam Serwer in The Atlantic, December 2019
* Quoted in “7 Key Questions in the U.S. Slavery Reparations Debate,” By Dave Roos, December 2, 2019, 
*Quoted in “What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in Harriet,” By Rachelle Hampton, Slate, October 31, 2019
*Quoted in “Joe Biden and the Disastrous History of Bipartisanship” by Branco Marcetic, In These Times, August 22, 2019
* Quoted in “The Real Lesson of Kanye West’s Take on Slavery, According to an Expert,” by Olivia Waxman, Time May 2, 2018
* Quoted in “What was the Biggest Scandal in American History? 7 Historians Make Their Picks,” By Olivia B. Waxman Time April 18, 2019
* “The Trump Administration has a Lot to Learn about African American History. Here’s a Reading List” by Valerie Strauss The Washington Post March 7, 2017
* Quoted in “What Kanye Got Right and Wrong about the 13th Amendment, According to Historians,” By Olivia B. Waxman, Time October 2, 2018
* Quoted in “Kanye Thinks Slavery was a ‘Choice’ & Everyone is Stunned,” By Shreyashi Roy, the quint May 3, 2018
* Quoted in “The Education of Ta-Nehisi Coates,” by Jordan Michael Smith in The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 2, 2017
* Quoted in “Niagara Falls is More Than a Pretty Sight—For decades, it was a Path of Freedom for Slaves,” By Claire Hannum, Mic September 3, 2017 
* Quoted in “Subway Tiles Resembling the Confederate Flag Remain in Time Square Station, For Now,” by Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist, August 17, 2017 
* Quoted in “Forgotten: Springfield’s Black History is Nowhere in Sight,” by Chance Viles and Kristin Palpini, The Valley Advocate, June 5, 2017
* Quoted in Adam Serwer, “The Lesser Part of Valor,” The Atlantic May 26, 2017 
* Quoted in “Who Gets to Legislate Heritage?” by Brooke Newman in Scalawag March 2, 2017
* Quoted in “The Congressional Fight Over Slavery Got so Intense..” By Lorraine Boissoneault, February 10, 2017
 * Quoted in “Lost Cause: Seeing America Through the Losing Candidate’s Map,” by Lena Groeger, ProPublica, November 7, 2016
* Letter to the Editor, New Yorker, October 3, 2016
* Quoted in, “What Gun Control Advocates can Learn from Abolitionists,” by Rebecca Onion, Slate June 14, 2016
* Rebecca Onion, “Where is the Uncle Tom’s Cabin of Gun Control? And What Would it Look Like?” Slate, June 20, 2016

*Quoted in “The Forgotten Abolitionists,” Ideas Section, The Boston Globe, February 14, 2016

* Quoted in article on “ The Slaves Who Sued for Freedom,” by Amy Crawford in The Boston Globe, November 3, 2013
* “Author stresses the role of slaves in book at talk Wednesday in Florence” The Recorder, Greenfield, August 5, 2016
* Rebecca Onion, “Is 2016 the Worst Year in History?” Slate July 22, 2016
Republished, History News Network
* “Author of ‘The Slave’s Cause’ offers an interracial view of abolitionism in talk” Yale News February 19, 2016
* “Historians to Discuss Abolition Movement at UMass Panel,” Springfield Republican, February 9, 2016
* “A History of Abolition: Author Visits Library to Discuss Latest Book,” Southbridge News, April 14, 2016
* Quoted in article, “Slavery Bill gets Mixed Reviews,” Daily Hampshire Gazette October 19, 2009
* Quoted in article “Hunger for History as Civil War’s 150th Approaches,” Richmond News Times-Dispatch, April 25, 2009
* Quoted in article on “Abraham Lincoln’s Great Awakening: From Moderate to Abolitionist,” US News & World Report February 9, 2009
* Quoted in article on “Lincoln’s Love of Language,” Brattleboro Reformer, February 3, 2009
* Interview and Graduate Seminar Featured on Presidential Elections, “History Lessons: UMass Students of Slavery Assess Tuesday Victory,” Daily Hampshire Gazette November 2, 2008
* Quoted in “DNA evidence linking African Americans and Africans,” The Boston Globe April 24, 2000, Springfield Union News, April 25, 2000, The Times of London, April 26, 2000