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

Affirmative Action and Racial Equity:
Considering the Fisher Case to Forge the Path Ahead

edited by Uma M. Jayakumar and Liliana M. Garces

It’s Been Beautiful:
Soul! and Black Power Television

by Gayle Wald
(Duke University Press)

Michelle Obama:
A Life

by Peter Slevin
(Alfred A. Knopf)

My Journey With Maya
by Tavis Smiley with David Ritz
(Little, Brown & Co.)

Taking on Diversity:
How We Can Move From Anxiety to Respect

by Rupert W. Nacoste
(Prometheus Books)

The Archaeology of Race in the Northeast
edited by Christopher N. Matthews and Allison Manfra McGovern
(University Press of Florida)

The Fight for Interracial Marriage Rights in Antebellum Massachusetts
by Amber D. Moulton
(Harvard University Press)

Who Freed the Slaves?
The Fight Over the Thirteenth Amendment

by Leonard L. Richards
(University of Chicago Press)

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