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 Amazon.com.


Alex Haley:
And the Books That Changed a Nation

by Robert J. Norrell
(St. Martin’s Press)


Left Behind:
Urban High Schools and the Failure of Market Reform

by Edward P. St. John et al.
(Johns Hopkins University Press)


Race Among Friends:
Exploring Race at a Suburban School

by Marianne Monica
(Rutgers University Press)

Rescuing Our Roots:
The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

by Andrea J. Quelled
(University Press of Florida)

The Golden Era of Major League Baseball:
A Time of Transition and Integration

by Bryan Soderholm-Difatte
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

The Possible South:
Documentary Film and the Limitations of Biraciality

by R. Bruce Brasell
(University Press of Mississippi)

Why Are They Angry With Us?
Essays on Race

by Larry E. Davis
(Lyceum Books)

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