Back to the Future: Recentering the Political Outsider, 118 Columbia Law Review Online
153 (2018). Full Text
Ricci v. Destefano: Lost at the Intersection, 91 Denver University Law Review
1121 (2015). Full Text
Limiting Equality: The Divergence and Convergence of Title VII and Equal Protection, 2014 University of Chicago Legal Forum 95 (2014).
Undocumented Criminal Procedure (with Devon Carbado), 58 UCLA Law Review
1543-1616 (2011). Full Text
Reading Ricci: Whitening Discrimination, Racing Test Fairness (with Kimberly West-Faulcon), 58 UCLA Law Review
73-165 (2010). Full Text
The New Racial Preferences (with Devon Carbado), California Law Review
1139-1214 (2008). Full Text
'Too Pure an Air:' Somerset's Legacy from Anti-slavery to Colorblindness, 13 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 439-58 (2007).
Whitewashing Race: Scapegoating Culture, 94 California Law Review 907-943 (2006). Reviewing Whitewashing Race: The Myth of a Color-Blind Society, by Michael K. Brown.
In the Shadow of Plessy, 7 Journal of Constitutional Law 867 (2005).
The Story of Plessy v. Ferguson: The Death and Resurrection of Racial Formalism, in Constitutional Law Stories (edited by Michael Dorff, Foundation Press, 2004).
Book Review, Mining in Hard Ground, 116 Harvard Law Review 2487-2539 (2003). Reviewing The Miner’s Canary, by Lani Guinier and Gerald Torres.
What the Supreme Court did not Hear in Grutter and Gratz, 51 Drake Law Review 697-713 (2003).
Critical Race Studies: An Introduction, 49 UCLA Law Review 1215-39 (2002).
Equal Treatment and the Reproduction of Inequality, 69 Fordham Law Review 1753-83 (2001).
Re-Imagining Community, 47 UCLA Law Review 1839-42 (2000).
Sojourner Truth, in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 2nd ed. (edited by Leonard W. Levy, Kenneth L. Karst et al., Macmillan, 2000).
On Visual Oral History: Meditations on Kerry James Marshall's "Mementos", The Renaissance Society (1999).
Finding Sojourner's Truth: Race, Gender and the Institution of Slavery, 18 Cardozo Law Journal 309-409 (1997).
Myths of Race and Gender in the Trials of O.J. Simpson and Susan Smith–Spectacles of Our Times, 35 Washburn Law Journal 225-53 (1996).
Whiteness as Property, 106 Harvard Law Review
1709-91 (1993). Edited version reprinted in Critical Race Theory: Key Writings That Formed a Movement
(edited by Crenshaw, Gotanda, et al., New Press, 1997). Full Text
Law Professors of Color and the Academy, 68 Chicago-Kent Law Review 331 (1992). Reprinted in Critical Race Feminism (edited by A. Wing, NYU Press, 1997).