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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As We Saw It:
The Story of Integration at the University of Texas at Austin

edited by Gregory J. Vincent, Virginia A. Cumberbatch & Leslie A. Blair
(University of Texas Press)

What Happens When We Talk Honestly About Racism in America

by George Yancy
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Born to Serve:
A History of Texas Southern University

by Merline Pitre
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Edna Lewis:
At the Table With an American Original

by Sara B. Franklin
(University of North Carolina Press)

In Search of Our Warrior Mothers:
Women Dramatists of the Black Arts Movement

by LaDonna Forsgren
(Northwestern University Press)

Race and Nation in the Age of Emancipations
edited by Whitney Stewart et al.
(University of Georgia Press)

The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow South:
Civil Rights and Local Activism

by Wayne A. Wiegand and Shirley A. Wiegand
(Louisiana State University Press)

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