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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Black Spokane:
The Civil Rights Struggle in the Inland Northwest

by Dwayne A. Mack
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Changing the Subject:
Writing Women Across the African Diaspora

by K. Merinda Simmons
(Ohio State University Press)

Finding Your Roots
by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
(University of North Carolina Press)

Old Islam in Detroit:
Rediscovering the Muslim American Past

by Sally Howell
(Oxford University Press)

Race and Hegemonic Struggle in the United States:
Pop Culture, Politics, and Protest

edited by Michael G. Lacy and Mary E. Triece
(Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)

Skin Acts:
Race, Psychoanalysis, and the Black Male Performer

by Michelle Ann Stephens
(Duke University Press)

Urban Nightlife:
Entertaining Race, Class, and Culture in Public Space

by Reuben A. Buford May
(Rutgers University Press)

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