First Strike: Educational Enclosures of Black Los Angeles. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.



Another Life is Possible: Black Fugitivity and Enclosed Places. Cultural Anthropology, 32 (4), 514-536, 2017

Black Radicals Make for Bad Citizens: Undoing the Myth of the School to Prison Pipeline. Berkeley Review of Education, 4(2), 241-263, 2013

Criminals, Planters and Corporate Capitalists: The Case of Public Education in Los Angeles. Black California Dreamin’, 1(1), 107-126, 2012

Masculinity Lockdown: The Formation of Black Masculinity in a California Public High School. Transforming Anthropology, 20(1), 5-16, 2012

Enclosures Abound: Black Cultural Autonomy, Prison Regime and Public Education. Race, Ethnicity and Education, 13(3), 349 – 365, 2010



Dissonance in Time: (Un)Making and (Re)Mapping of Blackness. In Futures of Black Radicalism. Gaye Teresa Johnson and Alex Lubin. London and New York: Verso Press. 2017

Changing the Lens. In From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline.  Anthony J. Nocella II, Priya Parmar and David Stovall, editors. New York: Peter Lang. Pp 54-66. 2014

Reality is Stronger than Fiction. In Collaborative Futures: Critical Reflections on Publicly Active Graduate Education. Amanda GilvinCraig Martin, and Georgia M. Roberts, editors. Syracuse: The Graduate School Press, Syracuse University. 2012

Voices From the Collective. With Cedric Robinson. In Downtown Blues: A Skid Row Reader. Christina Heatherton, Jordan Camp, editors. Southern California Library. 2010