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.


All Things Being Equal
by Hank Willis Thomas
(Aperture)

An Uncommon Faith:
A Pragmatic Approach to the Study of African American Religion

by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
(University of Georgia Press)

Becoming
by Michelle Obama
(Crown Publishing)

Creating the Jazz Solo:
Louis Armstrong and Barbershop Harmony

by Vic Hobson
(University Press of Mississippi)

Examining Student Retention and Engagement Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
edited by Samuel L. Hinton and Antwon D. Woods
(Information Science Reference)

Julian Abele:
Architect and the Beaux Arts

by Dreck Spurlock Wilson
(Routledge)

Just Trying to Have School:
The Struggle for Desegregation in Mississippi

by Natalie G. Adams and James H. Adams
(University Press of Mississippi)

Liberalism Is Not Enough:
Race and Poverty in Postwar Political Thought

by Robin Marie Averbeck
(University of North Carolina Press)

New Perspectives on the Black Intellectual Tradition
edited by Keisha N. Blain et al.
(Northwestern University Press)

Policing Los Angeles:
Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

by Max Felker-Kantor
(University of North Carolina Press)

Race, Gender, and Image Repair Theory:
How Digital Media Change the Landscape

by Mia Moody-Ramirez and Hazel James Cole
(Lexington Books)

Stone Free:
Jimi Hendrix in London, September 1966–June 1967

by Jas Obrecht
(University of North Carolina Press)

Street Players:
Black Pulp Fiction and the Making of a Literary Underground

by Kinohi Nishikawa
(University of Chicago Press)

The Fire Now:
Anti-Racist Scholarship in Times of Explicit Racial Violence

edited by Remi Joseph-Salisbury et al.
(Zed Books)

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology
edited by Ira E. Harrison et al.
(University of Illinois Press)

Under Representation:
The Racial Regime of Aesthetics

by David Lloyd
(Fordham University Press)

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