London is the Place For Me: Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.
Articles and Book Chapters
“Writing History: Thinking Beyond the Past in the Present” History of the Present (forthcoming, April 2020)
“One British Thing: The Hair Weavers Text Book: A Study in Art of Hair-Weaving and Beauty Culture” Journal of British Studies, forthcoming, 2020.
“Black Pasts, White Nationalist Racecraft and the Political Work of History” in Dan Geary, Jennie Sutton and Camilla Schofield, eds., From Enoch Powell to Donald Trump: Britain, the United States and Global White Nationalism (Manchester: University of Manchester Press, forthcoming, 2020).
“History Beyond Borders: Teaching Black Britain and (Re)Imagining Race Politics” in Hakim Adi, ed. New Perspectives on Black British History (London: Zed Books, 2019).
“Introduction: Sex Race and Class” in Paul Field, Robin Bunce, Leila Hassan and Margaret Peacock, eds. Here to Stay, Here To Fight: A Race Today Anthology (London: Pluto Press, 2019
“The Temporal Dimension of ‘Thinking Black’: A Comment” Historical Research (2019): 581-583
“‘U.S. Negroes, Your Fight is Our Fight’: Black Britons and the 1963 March on Washington” in Robin D.G. Kelley and Stephen Tuck, eds. The Other Special Relationship: Race, Rights and Riot in Britain and the United States (London: Palgrave, 2015).
“Black Britain and Race Politics in the Twentieth Century” History Compass 12, 8 (August, 2014): 651-663.
“‘Little Rock’ in Britain: Jim Crow’s Transatlantic Topographies,” Journal of British Studies, 50, 1 (January, 2012): 155-177.
Popular Writing and Digital Media Work
“De Montfort University Launches Stephen Lawrence Research Centre” Transactions: The Blog of the Royal Historical Society, 10 June 2019: https://blog.royalhistsoc.org/2019/06/10/de-montfort-university-launches-stephen-lawrence-research-centre/
“Black Nationalist Women’s Political and Intellectual Labor” Black Perspectives Blog, 25 September 2019: https://www.aaihs.org/black-nationalist-womens-political-and-intellectual-labor/
“Undoing the Windrush Narrative” History Workshop Journal Online, August, 2018: http://www.historyworkshop.org.uk/undoing-the-work-of-the-windrush-narrative/
w/ Christienna Fryar and Nicole M. Jackson, “Windrush and Britain’s Long History of Racialized Belonging” Black Perspectives Blog, 31 July 2018: https://www.aaihs.org/windrush-and-britains-long-history-of-racialized-belonging/
w/ Kira Thurman, “Black Europe: A Useful Category of Historical Analysis” Black Perspectives Blog, 20 December 2016: https://www.aaihs.org/black-europe-a-useful-category-of-historical-analysis/
New Books Network, British Studies Podcast on London Is The Place For Me with Christienna Fryar, March, 2016: http://newbooksnetwork.com/kennetta-h-perry-london-is-the-place-for-me-black-britons-citizenship-and-the-politics-of-race-oxford-up-2015/
“Black Britons and the Politics of Belonging: An Interview with Kennetta Hammond Perry,” with Reena Goldthree, African American Intellectual History Society Blog, February, 2016: http://www.aaihs.org/black-britons/. This interview was also featured on Public Books and was published in the Journal of Pan African Studies in December, 2016.
Review of Felix Germain. Decolonizng the Republic: African and Caribbean Migrants in Postwar Paris, 1946-1974 (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2016) in New West Indian Guide (January, 2018).
Review of Marc Matera, Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2015) in American Historical Review (June, 2017).
Review of Alexander Byrd, Captives and Voyagers: Black Migrants in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press) in Journal of World History (March, 2012).
Review of Susan Pennybacker From Scottsboro to Munich: Race and Political Culture in 1930s Britain (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009) in Atlantic Studies 8, 1 (2011).
Review of Boyce-Davies, Carol Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones (Durham: Duke University Press, 2007) in Twentieth Century British History (March, 2009).