Recent Books 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.


Battle for Bed-Stuy:
The Long War on Poverty in New York City

by Michael Woodsworth
(Harvard University Press)

The Ground on Which I Stand:
Tamina, a Freedmen’s Town

by Marti Corn
(Texas A&M University Press)

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