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. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

African American Faces of the Civil War:
An Album

by Ronald S. Coddington
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry
by Ras Michael Brown
(Cambridge University Press)

Burnt Cork:
Traditions and Legacies of Blackface Minstrelsy

edited by Stephen Johnson
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Charles H. Houston:
An Interdisciplinary Study of Civil Rights Leadership

edited by James L. Conyers Jr.
(Lexington Books)

In the Crossfire:
Marcus Foster and the Troubled History of American School Reform

by John P. Spencer
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Presumed Incompetent:
The Intersections of Race and Class for Women in Academia

edited by Gabriella y Muhs
(Utah State University Press)

The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010
edited by Kevin Young and Michael S. Glaser
(BOA Editions)

The Long Walk to Freedom:
Runaway Slave Narratives

edited by Devon W. Carbado and Donald Weise
(Beacon Press)

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