Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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 Amazon.com.


African American Students in Urban Schools:
Critical Issues and Solutions for Achievement

by James L. Moore III and Chance W. Lewis
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Black Women in Leadership:
Their Historical and Contemporary Contributions

edited by Dannielle Joy Davis and Cassandra Chaney
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Crime and Punishment in African American History
by James Campbell
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Paint the White House Black:
Barack Obama and the Meaning of Race in America

by Michael P. Jeffries
(Stanford University Press)

Paul Robeson:
A Life of Activism and Art

by Lindsey R. Swindall
(Rowman & Littlefield)

The Wealth Choice:
Success Secrets of Black Millionaires

by Dennis Kimbro
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Which Sin to Bear?
Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes

by David E. Chinitz
(Oxford University Press)

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