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.

A Political Companion to Frederick Douglass
edited by Neil Roberts and Anne Norton
(University Press of Kentucky)

Birthright Citizens:
A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

by Martha S. Jones
(Cambridge University Press)

Counternarratives From Women of Color Academics:
Bravery, Vulnerability, and Resistance

edited by Manya C. Whitaker and Eric Anthony Grollman

Gender and the Abjection of Blackness
by Sabine Broeck
(State University of New York Press)

Serving African American Children
edited by Sheryl Brissett-Chapman

She Preached the Word:
Women’s Ordination in Modern America

by Benjamin R. Knoll and Cammie Jo Bolin
(Oxford University Press)

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  1. Also recommend “The Color of Law” Richard Rothstein” and “The Color of Money-Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap” Mehrsa Barardaran

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