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.

African American Haiku:
Cultural Visions

edited by John Zheng
(University Press of Mississippi)

Black Freemasonry:
From Prince Hall to the Giants of Jazz

by Cecile Ravauger
(Inner Traditions)

The Birth of the Klan During Reconstruction

by Elaine Frantz Parsons
(University of North Carolina Press)

London is the Place for Me:
Black Britons, Citizenship and the Politics of Race

by Kennetta Hammond Perry
(Oxford University Press)

Race, Gender, and Class in Criminology:
The Intersections

edited by Dragan Milovanovic and Martin D. Schwartz

The Black Christ of Esquipulas:
Religion and Identity in Guatemala

by Douglass Sullivan-Gonzalez
(University of Nebraska Press)

The Lives of Frederick Douglass
by Robert S. Levine
(Harvard University Press)

The Wilmington Ten:
Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s

by Kenneth Robert Janken
(University of North Carolina Press)

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