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.

Black Popular Music in Britain Since 1945
edited by Jon Stratton and Nabeel Zuberi
(Ashgate Publishing)

Free Jazz / Black Power
by Phillippe Carles and Jean-Louis Comolli
(University Press of Mississippi)

Mentoring African American Males:
A Research Design Comparison Perspective

edited by William Ross
(Information Age Publishing)

Playing in the White:
Black Writers, White Subjects

by Stephanie Li
(Oxford University Press)

Reframing Randolph:
Labor, Black Freedom, and the Legacies of A. Philip Randolph

edited by Andrew E. Kersten and Clarence Long
(New York University Press)

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom:
My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March

by Lynda Blackmon Lowery and Susan Buckley

Waste of a White Skin:
The Carnegie Corporation and the Racial Logic of White Vulnerability

by Tiffany Willoughby-Heard
(University of California Press)

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