In 2007, Harold published her first book, The Rise and Fall of the Garvey Movement in the Urban South, 1918-1942. Her latest monograph is New Negro Politics in the Jim Crow South, which was published by the University of Georgia Press. In 2018, she and Louis Nelson coedited the volume, Charlottesville 2017: The Legacy of Race and Inequity. As a part of her ongoing work on the history of black student activism at UVA, she wrote, produced, and co-directed with Kevin Everson six short films: Sugarcoated Arsenic, Fastest Man in the State, 70 kg, U. Of Virginia, 1976, How Can We Ever Be Late, and We Demand. These films have screened at the National Gallery of Art, the Whitney Museum, and film festivals around the world.