The 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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Civil Rights, Culture Wars:
The Fight Over a Mississippi Textbook
by Charles W. Eagles
(University of North Carolina Press)
The Lincoln Institute, Basketball, and a Vanished Tradition
by James W. Miller
(University Press of Kentucky)
Roots of African American Violence:
Ethnocentrism, Cultural Diversity, and Racism
by Darnell F. Hawkins et al.
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)
Supersizing Urban America:
How Inner Cities Got Fast Food with Government Help
by Chin Jou
(University of Chicago Press)
The Denmark Vesey Affair:
A Documentary History
edited by Douglas R. Egerton and Robert L. Paquette
(University Press of Florida)
How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens Our Future
by Thomas M. Shapiro