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

America’s Racial Powderkeg
by Victor Thorn
(American Free Press)

Fade to White:
A Memoir

by Edward A. Nichols

Letter to Jimmy
by Alain Mabanckou
(Soft Skull Press)

Never Bow to Racism:
A Personal Account of the Ecumenical Struggle

by Baldwin Sjollema
(World Council of Churches Publications)

Reconstruction Violence and the Ku Klux Klan Hearings:
A Brief History With Documents

edited by Shawn Leigh Alexander
(Bedford / St. Martin’s Press)

The Cambridge Companion to Duke Ellington
edited by Edward Green
(Cambridge University Press)

The Cultural Matrix:
Understanding Black Youth

edited by Orlando Patterson
(Harvard University Press)

Theories of Race and Ethnicity:
Contemporary Debates and Perspectives

edited by Karim Murji and John Solomos
(Cambridge University Press)

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