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 Terrible Thing to Waste:
Arthur Fletcher and the Conundrum of the Black Republican

by David Hamilton-Golland
(University Press of Kansas)

Blue Muse:
Timothy Duffy’s Southern Photographs

by Timothy Duffy
(University of North Carolina Press)

Civil War Places:
Seeing the Conflict Through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians

edited by Gary W. Gallagher and J. Matthew Gallman
(University of North Carolina Press)

Conversations with Colson Whitehead
edited by Derek C. Maus
(University Press of Mississippi)

Dancing Revolution:
Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

by Christopher J. Smith
(University of Illinois Press)

Global Garveyism
edited by Ronald J. Stephens and Adam Ewing
(University Press of Florida)

Hattiesburg:
An American City in Black and White

by William Sturkey
(Belknap Press)

Hope in the Struggle:
A Memoir

by Josie R. Johnson
(University of Minnesota Press)

Lynching:
Violence, Rhetoric, and American Identity

by Ersula J. Ore
(University of Mississippi Press)

Rebellious Passage:
The Creole Revolt and America’s Coastal Slave Trade

by Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie
(Cambridge University Press)

Robert R. Church Jr. and the African American Political Struggle
by Darius J. Young
(University Press of Florida)

You Don’t Look Like a Lawyer:
Black Women and Systemic Gendered Racism

by Tsedale M. Melaku
(Rowman & Litttlefield Publishers)

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    Stewart. He was a beautiful Soul and Heart replete with warmth, dedication, integrity and dignity. I was honored to be the first Moroccan to serve under His Presidency as an Intructor at Spelman College after graduating from both Atlanta University and the University of Georgia. May the Almighty God bless His Soul!
    Like Spelman College, His Memory is a cherished and valuable part of my African-American Experience. I send my sincere Condolences to His family and friends: Ahmed Sabar, Fes , Morocco.

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