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.

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Africana Women Writers:
Performing Diaspora, Staging Healing

by Delinda Marzette
(Peter Lang International)
by Susan D. Carle
(Oxford University Press)

From Storefront to Monument:
Tracing the Public History of the Black Museum Movement

by Andrea A. Burns
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Recovering Five Generations Hence:
The Life and Writing of Lillian Jones Horace

edited by Karen Kossie-Chernyshev
(Texas A&M University Press)

Resilience and Success:
The Professional Journeys of African American Women Scientists

by Kabba E. Colley and Binta M. Colley
(Peter Lang International)

Roll With It:
Brass Bands in the Streets of New Orleans

by Matt Sakakeeny
(Duke University Press)

The Other Great Migration:
The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941

by Bernadette Pruitt and M. Hunter Hayes
(Texas A&M University Press)

The Problem of Post Racialism
by Milton Vickerman
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York

by Genna Rae McNeil and Houston Bryan Roberson
(William B. Eerdmans Publishing)

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