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

Big Band Jazz in Black West Virginia, 1930-1942
by Christopher Wilkinson
(University Press of Mississippi)

Blackness in Opera
edited by Naomi Andre et al.
(University of Illinois Press)

Curt Flood in the Media:
Baseball, Race, and the Demise of the Activist Athlete

by Abraham Iqbal Khan
(University Press of Mississippi)

The New Southern University:
Academic Freedom and Liberalism at UNC

by Charles J. Holden
(University Press of Kentucky)

The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman, Volume 2:
Christian, Who Calls Me Christian?
April 1936-August 1943

edited by Walter Earl Fluker et al.
(University of South Carolina Press)

The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law
by Jenny S. Martinez
(Oxford University Press)

The Women of Katrina:
How Gender, Race, and Class Matter in an American Disaster

edited by Emmanuel David and Elaine Narson
(Vanderbilt University Press)

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  1. Professor William M. Harris, Sr., FAICP, PhD, has published a new book entitled, “African American Community Development: Twelve Case Studies. The book is published by Edwin Mellen Press.

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