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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Living Racism:
Through the Barrel of the Book

edited by Theresa Rajack-Talley and Derrick R. Brooms
(Lexington Books)

Making Black History:
The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow

by Jeffrey Aaron Snyder
(University of Georgia Press)

Memphis 68:
The Tragedy of Southern Soul

by Stuart Cosgrove
(Birlinn Ltd.)

Mothers of Massive Resistance:
White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy

by Elizabeth Gillespie McRae
(Oxford University Press)

Pictures and Power:
Imaging and Imagining Frederick Douglass 1818-2018

edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier and Bill E. Lawson
(Liverpool University Press)

The Black Panther Party in a City Near You
edited by Judson Jeffries
(University of Georgia Press)

The New Negro:
The Life of Alain Locke

by Jeffrey C. Stewart
(Oxford University Press)

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