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.


Art for Equality:
The NAACP’s Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

by Jenny Woodley
(University Press of Kentucky)

Creole Renegades:
Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

by Bénédicte Boisseron
(University Press of Florida)

Love, Money, and HIV:
Becoming a Modern African Woman in the Age of AIDS

by Sanyu A. Mojola
(University of California Press)

School Leadership in a Diverse Society:
Helping Schools Prepare All Students for Success

by Carlos R. McCray and Floyd D. Beachum
(Information Age Publishing)

The Black Power Movement and American Social Work
by Joyce M. Bell
(Columbia University Press)

The Pekin:
The Rise and Fall of Chicago’s First Black-Owned Theater

by Thomas Bauman
(University of Illinois Press)

Transformation of the African American Intelligentsia, 1880-2012
by Martin Kilson
(Harvard University Press)

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