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 Speaking From Within:
Essays and Experiences in Higher Education

edited by Kelly K. Hope
(Peter Lang International Publishers)

EC Comics:
Race, Shock, and Social Protest

by Qiana Whitted
(Rutgers University Press)

Ethnic Matching:
Academic Success of Students of Color

by Donald Easton-Brooks
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Listen to the Blues!
Exploring a Musical Genre

by James E. Perone
(Greenwood)

Mothering While Black:
Boundaries and Burdens of Middle-Class Parenthood

by Dawn Marie Dow
(University of California Press)

Race and Riots in Thatcher’s Britain
by Simon Peplow
(Manchester University Press)

Slave No More:
Self-Liberation Before Abolitionism in the Americas

by Aline Heig
(University of North Carolina Press)

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Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

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