Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The JBHE Weekly Bulletin regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.

Ahead of Her Time in Yesteryear: Geraldyne Pierce Zimmerman Comes of Age in a Southern African American Family by Kibibi V. Mack-Shelton (University of Tennessee Press)

Behind the Dream: The Making of the Speech That Transformed a Nation by Clarence B. Jones with Stuart Connelly (Palgrave Macmillan)

Black Faces of War: A Legacy of Honor From the American Revolution to Today by Robert V. Morris (Zenith Press)

Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama by Wayne Greenshaw (Lawrence Hill Books)

For Labor, Race, and Liberty: George Edwin Taylor, His Historic Run for the White House, and the Making of Independent Black Politics by Bruce L. Mouser (University of Wisconsin Press)

Freedom Readers: The African American Reception of Dante Alighieri and the Divine Comedy by Dennis Looney (University of Notre Dame Press)

Heat Wave: The Life and Career of Ethel Waters by Donald Bogle (Harper)

Imagining the Black Female Body: Reconciling Image in Print and Visual Culture edited by Carol E. Henderson (Palgrave Macmillan)

Remembrances in Black: Personal Perspectives of the African American Experience at the University of Arkansas, 1940s-2000s edited by Charles F. Robinson and Lonnie R. Williams (University of Arkansas Press)

Seeing Patients: Unconscious Bias in Health Care by Augustus White III (Harvard University Press)

The Opinions of Mankind: Racial Issues, Press, and Propaganda in the Cold War by Richard Lentz and Karla K. Gower (University of Missouri Press)

Wrestling With the Left: The Making of Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man by Barbara Foley (Duke University Press)