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

Faces of Perfect Ebony:
Encountering Atlantic Slavery in Imperial Britain

by Catherine Molineux
(Harvard University Press)

Honor Bound:
Race and Shame in America

by David Leverenz
(Rutgers University Press)

Inequity in the Technopolis:
Race, Class, Gender, and the Digital Divide in Austin

edited by Joseph Straubhaar et al.
(University of Texas Press)

Prove It on Me:
New Negroes, Sex, and Popular Culture in the 1920s

by Erin D. Chapman
(Oxford University Press)

The African American Electorate:
A Statistical History

by Hanes Walton Jr. et al.
(CQ Press)

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