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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African American Students’ Career and College Readiness:
The Journey Unraveled

edited by Jennifer R. Curry and M. Ann Shillingford
(Lexington Books)

Dark Matters:
On the Surveillance of Blackness

by Simone Browne
(Duke University Press)

Florynce “Flo” Kennedy:
The Life of a Black Feminist Radical

by Sherie M. Randolph
(University of North Carolina Press)

Social Work Practice With African Americans in Urban Environments
edited by Rhonda Wells-Wilbon et al.
(Springer Publishing)

The Ethnic Avant-Garde:
Minority Cultures and World Revolution

by Steven Lee
(Columbia University Press)

Unjust Deeds:
The Restrictive Covenant Cases and the Making of the Civil Rights Movement

by Jeffrey D. Gonda
(University of North Carolina Press)

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