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.


Critical Race and Education for Black Males:
When Pretty Boys Become Men

by Vernon C. Lindsay
(Peter Lang International Publishers)

Gordon Parks:
The Flavio Story
edited by Paul Roth et al.
(Steidl)

Ontological Terror:
Blackness, Nihilism, and Emancipation

by Calvin L. Warren
(Duke University Press)

Race Over Party:
Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston

by Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood
(University of North Carolina Press)

Racehoss:
Big Emma’s Boy

by Albert Sample
(Scribner)

The Elaine Massacre and Arkansas:
A Century of Atrocity and Resistance, 1819–1919

edited by Guy Lancaaster
(University of Arkansas Press)

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