1983 and Before


Martin Luther King, Jr.: From Reformer to Revolutionary. New York & Los Angeles: Democratic Socialists of America, 1983, 1984. (Reprinted in King and the Movement, Vol. 2, pp. 427-436, and in John A. Kirk, ed., Martin Luther King and the Civil Rights Movement [London: Palgrave, 2007], pp. 176-83).

Mary Cornelia Potter & G. Alan Tarr, eds., State Supreme Courts, in the American Political Science Review 77 (December 1983): 1050-51.

“Helms vs. King: Are the Smears Only Ignorant?,” Charlotte Observer, 16 October 1983, p. D3.

“Hoover’s Revenge?,” North Carolina Independent, 16-29 September 1983, p. 22.

“King’s Long Struggle: A Quest for Justice,” USA Today, 15 August 1983, p. A10.

“Klan and State in North Carolina,” The Nation 237 (6-13 August 1983): 106-108.

Mary Aickin Rothschild, A Case of Black and White, in the Journal of American History 70 (June 1983): 203-204.

Stephen Oates, Let the Trumpet Sound: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., in the South Atlantic Quarterly 82 (Summer 1983): 328-330.

“November 3rd: What the Grand Jury Ignored,” North Carolina Independent, 29 April-12 May 1983, pp. 1, 12-15. (With J. M. Lavelle & Katherine Fulton).

Gary Wills, The Kennedy Imprisonment: A Meditation on Power, in the Southern Humanities Review 17 (Spring 1983): 201-202.

“Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement: From Issues of Race to Class,” Social Science News Letter 68 (January-April 1983): 15-20.


Richard Neely, How Courts Govern America, in the American Political Science Review 76 (September 1982): 667-668.


“Black Voting in South Carolina, 1970-1976,” Review of Black Political Economy 9 (Fall 1978): 60-78.

“Bakke: Don’t Overestimate the Impact,” First Contact, 1 March 1978, pp. 2-3.