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.

Black Women and Social Justice Education:
Legacies and Lessons

edited by Stephanie Y. Evans et al.
(State University of New York Press)

An African American Renegade in the Philippine-American War

by Michael Morey
(University of Wisconsin Press)

Julian Abele:
Architect and the Beaux Arts

by Dreck Spurlock Wilson

Lessons From a Third Grade Dropout
by Rick Rigsby
(Thomas Nelson)

Mississippi Witness:
The Photographs of Florence Mars

by James T. Campbell and Elaine Owens
(University Press of Mississippi)

Yorùbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba During the Age of Revolution

by Henry B. Lovejoy
(University of North Carolina Press)

Slaves, Slaveholders, and a Kentucky Community’s Struggle Toward Freedom
by Elizabeth D. Leonard
(University Press of Kentucky)

The Master Plan:
My Journey From Life in Prison to a Life of Purpose

by Chris Wilson with Brett Witter
(G. P. Putnam)

Three Years in Mississippi
by James Meredith
(University Press of Mississippi)

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