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

Elbert Parr Tuttle: Chief Jurist of the Civil Rights Revolution
by Anne Emanuel
(University of Georgia Press)
Environment at the Margins: Literary and Environmental Studies in Africa
by Byron Caminero-Santangelo and Garth Myers
(Ohio University Press)
Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr
by Michael Vinson Williams
(University of Arkansas Press)
Night’s Dancer: The Life of Janet Collins
by Yael Tamar Lewin
(Wesleyan University Press)

Not in Our Lifetimes: The Future of Black Politics
by Michael C. Dawson
(University of Chicago Press)
Opting Out: Losing the Potential of America’s Young Black Elite
by Maya A. Beasley
(University of Chicago Press)
Prisoner Reentry and Social Capital: The Long Road to Reintegration
by Earl Smith and Angela J. Hattery
(Lexington Books)
Racial Beachhead: Diversity and Democracy in a Military Town
by Carol Lynn McKibben
(Stanford University Press)

Super Black: American Popular Culture and Black Superheroes
by Adilifu Nama
(University of Texas Press)

The Media Gaze: Representations of Diversities in Canada
by Augie Fleras
(University of British Columbia Press)

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