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.


A Formula for Eradicating Racism: Debunking White Supremacy
by Timothy McGettigan and Earl Smith
(Palgrave Pivot)

A History of Fort Worth in Black & White:
165 Years of African-American Life

by Richard F. Selcer
(University of North Texas Press)

Integrating the Inner City:
The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

by Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph
(University of Chicago Press)

L.A. Rebellion:
Creating a New Black Cinema

edited by Allyson Nadi Field et al.
(University of California Press)

Maya Angelou:
Adventurous Spirit

by Linda Wagner-Martin
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement
by Yohuru Williams
(Routledge)

Skin Bleaching in Black Atlantic Zones:
Shade Shifters

by Shirley Anne Tate
(Palgrave Pivot)

Slave Against Slave:
Plantation Violence in the Old South

by Jeff Forrett
(Louisiana State University Press)

The Mormon Church and Blacks:
A Documentary History

edited by Matthew L. Harris and Newell G. Bringhurst
(University of Illinois Press)

The Sage Encyclopedia of African Cultural Heritage in North America
edited by Mwalimu J. Shujaa and Kenya J. Shujaa
(Sage Publications)

Voodoo and Power:
The Politics of Religion in New Orleans 1881-1940

by Kodi A. Roberts
(Louisiana State University Press)

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