Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

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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American Routes:
Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

by Angel Adams Parham
(Oxford University Press)

Colored No More:
Reinventing Black Womanhood in Washington, D.C.

by Treva B. Lindsey
(University of Illinois Press)

Locking Up Our Own:
Crime and Punishment in Black America

by James Forman Jr.
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Making Gullah:
A History of Sapelo Islanders, Race, and the American Imagination

by Melissa L. Cooper
(University of North Carolina Press)

Reconsidering Roots:
Race, Politics, and Memory

edited by Erica Ball and Kellie Carter Jackson
(University of Georgia Press)

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