Books and articles:
- The Revolution has Come: Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party in Oakland. Duke University Press, December 2016.
- “General Gordon Baker’s Letter to the Draft Board, Detroit 1965,” part of “Rethinking and Un-teaching Entrenched Movement Narratives: A Virtual Roundtable,” FIRE!!!: The Multimedia Journal of Black Studies. Vol. 2.2. 2013 (released 2015).
- “Communalism and the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California in the 1970s,” Book Chapter in West of Eden: Communes and Utopia in Northern California edited by Iain Boal, Janferie Stone, Michael Watts, and Cal Winslow. PM Press, 2012.
- “Telling Freedom Stories from the Inside Out: Movement Culture and Interior Politics in SNCC and the Black Panther Party,” Book Chapter co-authored with Wesley Hogan in Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles, a National Movement edited by Emilye Crosby. University of Georgia Press, 2011.
- “Our Struggle is Merely One Link in the Worldwide Revolution”: Internationalism, State Repression, and the Black Panther Party, 1966-1972,” Book Chapter in From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International Since the Age of Revolution edited by Michael O. West, William Martin and Fanon Wilkins. University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
- “Engendering the Black Freedom Struggle: The Black Panther Party and Revolutionary Black Womanhood,” The Journal of Women’s History. Volume 20, No.1, Spring 2008, 90-113. (Winner of the Letitia Woods Brown Article Award awarded by the Association of Black Women Historians, 2008.)
- “Inside the Panther Revolution: The Freedom Movement and the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California,” Book Chapter in Groundwork: The Local Black Freedom Movement in America edited by Komozi Woodard and Jeanne Theoharis. New York University Press, 2005.
- From Jimi Hendrix to Colin Kaepernick: Why black Americans’ patriotism often looks like protest Washington Post, September 29, 2107.
- “From Boom Boxes to Writing Panther History: Our Collective Soundtrack,” Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, Robyn C. Spencer, NewBlackMan (In Exile), 27 May 2017, http://www.newblackmaninexile.net/2017/05/from-boom-boxes-to-writing-panther.html
- “The Black Panther Party and Black Anti-fascism in the United States,” Duke University Press Blog, 26 January 2016. https://dukeupress.wordpress.com/2017/01
- “V Books: Prof. Robyn Spencer Discusses Her New Book, ‘The Revolution Has Come’ by Darryl Robertson, Vibe Magazine, 4 January, 2017. http://www.vibe.com/2017/01/v-books-robyn-spencer-the-revolution-has-come/
- “Women of the Black Panther Party Reflect on Today’s Struggle, Staying Engaged, and Why Trump’s Win Might be a Good Thing,” curated by Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn C. Spencer, Colorlines, 31 December, 2016, https://www.colorlines.com/articles/women-black-panther-party-reflect-todays-struggle-staying-engaged-and-why-trumps-win-might.
- “Revolt at the Source:” Cedric Robinson’s Archive of Resistance,”African American Intellectual History Society, 12 November 2016, http://www.aaihs.org/revolt-at-the-source-cedric-robinsons-archive-of-resistance.
- “A Look Back at Black Panther Women Amid the Party’s 50th Anniversary,” Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, Robyn C. Spencer, Vibe Magazine, 4 November 2016, http://www.vibe.com/2016/11/impact-of-black-panther-women/.
- #Sayhername? A Black Feminist Guide to the Black Panther Party’s 50th Anniversary Conference and Gala in Oakland, Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn C. Spencer, Black Youth Project, 19 October, 2016, http://blackyouthproject.com/sayhername-a-black-feminist-guide-to-the-black-panther-partys-50th-anniversary-conference-and-gala/.
- “Love Liberation: A Black Feminist Guide to the 50th Anniversary Black Panther Party Conference and Gala in Oakland, CA,” Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn C. Spencer, Black Youth Project, 18 October 2016, http://blackyouthproject.com/love-liberation-a-black-feminist-guide-to-the-black-panther-partys-50th-anniversary-conference-and-gala/.
- “Herstories: Writing Black Panther Women’s History,” Angela D. LeBlanc-Ernest, Tracye A. Matthews, Mary Phillips, and Robyn C. Spencer, African American Intellectual History Society, 8 October 2016, http://www.aaihs.org/herstories-writing-black-panther-womens-history/.