Speak Truth to Power: The Black Professional Class in United States History (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson,1996)
Editor, with David B. Gaspar, More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996)
Editor, with Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham and Leon Litwack, The Harvard Guide to African-American History (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, forthcoming)
Editor, with Wilma King and Linda Reed, "We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible": A Reader in Black Women's History (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1995)
Hine Sight: Black Women and the Re-Construction of American History (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, 1994).
Editor, with Clayborne Carson, Milestones in African American History, 16 Volumes (New York: Chelsea House, 1993).
Editor, Black Women in America: An Historical Encyclopedia, Volumes I and II (Brooklyn, New York: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1993)
Editor, Black Women in the United States 1619-1989, 16 volumes of articles and dissertations (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Publishing, Inc. 1990).
Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1989).
Editor, with Clayborne Carson, David Garrow, Vincent Harding, and Gerald Gill, Eyes On the Prize, History of the Civil Rights Era, A Reader (New York: Viking Press 1987, revised & expanded 1991).
Editor, The State of Afro-American History, Past, Present, and Future (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1986).
Editor, with Patrick K. Bidelman, Black Women in the Middle West Project: Comprehensive Resource Guide, Illinois and Indiana (Indianapolis: Indiana Historial Bureau, 1985).
Editor, Black Women in the Nursing Profession: An Anthology of Historical Sources (New York: Garland Publishing Co., 1985).
When the Truth is Told: A History of Black Women's Culture and Community in Indiana, 1875-1950 (Indianapolis: The National Council of Negro Womnen, 1981)
Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas (New York: Kraus-Thomson Organization, 1979).