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.

Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.com.


100 Amazing Facts About the Negro
by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
(Pantheon)

A Good Cry:
What We Learn From Tears and Laughter

by Nikki Giovanni
(William Morrow)

Blasian Invasion:
Racial Mixing in the Celebrity Industrial Complex

by Myra S. Washington
(University Press of Mississippi)

Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation:
Beyond Law and Rights

edited by Charles J. Ogletree Jr. and Austin Sarat
(New York University Press)

Uncomprimising Activist:
Richard Greener, First Black Graduate of Harvard College

by Katherine Reynolds Chaddock
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

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