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

Almost Free:
A Story About Family and Race in Antebellum Virginia

by Eva Sheppard Wolf
(University of Georgia Press)

Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner:
Boxing in the Shadow of the Global Color Line

by Theresa Runstedtler
(University of California Press)

Plessy v. Ferguson:
Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America

by Williamjames Hull Hoffer
(University Press of Kansas)

Race, Monogamy, and Other Lies They Told You:
Busting Myths About Human Nature

by Agustin Fuentes
(University of California Press)

The New Black Politician:
Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

by Andra Gillespie
(New York University Press)

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