News

Time Magazine: “As Cornoavirus Magnifies America’s Housing Crisis, FDR’s New Deal Could Offer a Roadmap Forward” by Jill Watts, April 24, 2020

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LitHub: “Forgotten Civil Rights Pioneers: A Reading List” by Jill Watts, June 1, 2020

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Fall 2020

Michael Svoboda, Ph.D., “12 Books to Help Voters Think Climate Change Through Elections Prism,” Yale Climate Connections, October 7, 2020

Basil Smikle on Florida Voting

Summer 2020

Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College

Inquiry with WICN’s Mark Lynch: Jill Watts on The Black Cabinet

From the Bookshelf with KSCO’s Gary Shapiro: Discussion on The Black Cabinet and Hattie McDaniel

Mocha Girls Read Author Chat: Online Event Zoom and Facebook July 25, 2020

The History Shelf: Interview with Peggy Kurkowski (BookTube), July 2020

Parnassus Books: Anti-Racist Books: Anti-Racist Books, July 2020

CSU Books: Volume 4, Summer 2020

Seattle University, Office of Diversity and Inclusion: 2020 Summer Reading List

All of It with Allison Stewart: WICN Radio Interview on The Black Cabinet, June 23, 2020

Jacksonville Journal Courier: Angela Bauer, “Shelf Life,” June 20, 2020

Omnivoracious–Amazon Book Review: “Books to Consider on Juneteenth” by Chris Schluep, June 18, 2020

Advice To Writers: Interview by Jon Winokur

CSUSM Newscenter: Brian Hiro, “History Professor Consults on New Mae West Documentary,” June 15, 2020

New York Times: “12 New Books We Recommend This Week,” June 11, 2020

Mocha Girls Read: “Sunday Author Salon with Jill Watts” June 7, 2020

Barry Bradford Speaks FDR’s Black Cabinet: YouTube Interview and Blog, June 6, 2020

Spring 2020

The Page 99 Test: “Jill Watts’s The Black Cabinet” May 26, 2020

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: “71 Books for Summer Reading in 2020,” May 21, 2020

Goodreads: “The Big Books of Spring 2020”

Publisher’s Weekly: Books of the Week, May 11, 2020

The Page 99 Test: “Jill Watts’s The Black Cabinet,” May 26, 2020

Ballasts for the Mind: Raymond Williams, Ph.D. “Highlights from a Book Discussion with Jill Watts,” Medium.com, May 25, 2020

Amazon.com: “Best Books of the Month: History,” May 2020

Shelf Awareness: “Book Trailer of the Day: The Black Cabinet,” May 12, 2020

CSUSM News Center: Brian Hiro, “History Professor Writes Book about Little-Known Black Cabinet of FDR Era,” May 12, 2020

Amazon UK Hot New Releases: Black Cabinet #17

Library Journal: Top History Picks, February 2020

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