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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After Civil Rights:
Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

by John D. Skrentny
(Princeton University Press)

Blinded by Sight:
Seeing Race Through the Eyes of the Blind

by Osagie K. Obasogie
(Stanford University Press)

Cutting Along the Color Line:
Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America

by Quincy T. Mills
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Freedom Now!
Forgotten Photographs of the Civil Rights Struggle

by Martin A. Berger
(University of California Press)

Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and African-American Narratives
by W. Lawrence Hogue
(State University of New York Press)

From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century

by Francisco Bethencourt
(Princeton University Press)

Reproducing Racism:
How Everyday Choices Lock In White Advantage

by Daria Roithmayr
(New York University Press)

Savage Portrayals:
Race, Media and the Central Park Jogger Story

by Natalie Byfield
(Temple University Press)

Slavery’s Exiles:
The Story of the American Maroons

by Sylviane A. Diouf
(New York University Press)

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