Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Black Political Activism and the Cuban Republic
by Melina Pappademos
(University of North Carolina Press)

Color in the Classroom: How American Schools Taught Race, 1900-1954
by Zoe Burkholder
(Oxford University Press)

David Baker: A Legacy in Music
by Monika Herzig
(Indiana University Press)

Historical Foundations of Black Reflective Sociology
by John H. Stanfield II
(Left Coast Press)

Race and the Genetic Revolution: Science, Myth, and Culture
edited by Sheldon Krimsky and Katherine Sloan
(Columbia University Press)

Racialized Identities: Race and Achievement Among African American Youth
by Na’ilah Suad Nasir
(Stanford University Press)

Representing Black Music Culture: Then, Now, and When Again?
by William C. Banfield
(Scarecrow Press)

Rights Gone Wrong: How Law Corrupts the Struggle for Equality
by Richard Thompson Ford
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Seeking Salaam: Ethiopians, Eritreans, and Somalis in the Pacific Northwest
by Sandra M. Chait
(University of Washington Press)

The Caribbean: A History of the Region and Its Peoples
by Stephan Palmie and Francisco A. Scarano
(University of Chicago Press)

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