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.
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Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and the Press:
by Sarah J. Jackson
Fantasies of Identification:
Disability, Gender, Race
by Ellen Samuels
(New York University Press)
Performing the Temple of Liberty:
Slavery, Theater, and Popular Culture in London and Philadelphia, 1760-1850
by Jenna M. Gibbs
(Johns Hopkins University Press)
Prudence Crandall’s Legacy:
The Fight for Equality in the 1830s, Dred Scott, and Brown v. Board of Education
by Donald E. Williams Jr.
(Wesleyan University Press)
Talking to the Dead:
Religion, Music, and Lived Memory Among Gullah/Geechee Women
by LeRhonda Manigault-Bryant
(Duke University Press)
The Man from Essence:
Creating a Magazine for Black Women
by Edward Lewis