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.


An American Summer:
Love and Death in Chicago

by Alex Kotlowitz
(Nan A. Talese)

Black Feminism Reimagined:
After Intersectionality

by Jennifer C. Nash
(Duke University Press)

Discrimination and Disparities
by Thomas Sowell
(Basic Books)

Race and the Obama Administration:
Substance, Symbols and Hope

by Andra Gillespie
(Manchester University Press)

Solitary
by Albert Woodfox
(Grove Press)

Survival Math:
Notes on an All-American Family

by Mitchell Jackson
(Scribner)

The Privileged Poor:
How Elite Universities Are Failing Disadvantaged Students

by Anthony Abraham Jack
(Harvard University Press)

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