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 Education:
Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago Since the 1960s

by Elizabeth Todd-Breland
(University of North Carolina Press)

Oscar Robertson and the Basketball Team That Awakened a City

by Phillip Hoose
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Augusta Savage:
Renaissance Woman

by Jeffreen M. Hayes

Black and Blue:
How African Americans Judge the U.S. Legal System

by James L. Gibson and Michael Nelson
(Oxford University Press)

Contemporary Black Women Filmmakers and the Art of Resistance
by Christina N. Baker
(Ohio State University Press)

Du Bois’s Telegram:
Literary Resistance and State Containment

by Juliana Spahr
(Harvard University Press)

Let It Bang:
A Young Black Man’s Reluctant Odyssey Into Guns

by RJ Young
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

W. E. B. Du Bois’s Data Portraits:
Visualizing Black America

edited by Whitney Battle-Baptiste and Britt Rusert
(Princeton Architectural Press)

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