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.

African Diaspora Identities: Negotiating Culture in Transnational Migration by John A. Arthur (Lexington Books)

After the Dream: Black and White Southerners Since 1965 by Timothy J. Minchin and John A. Salmond (University of Kentucky Press)

Border War: Fighting Over Slavery Before the Civil War by Stanley Harold (University of North Carolina Press)

Constructing Affirmative Action: The Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity by David Hamilton Golland (University of Kentucky Press)

Family of Freedom: Presidents and African Americans in the White House by Kenneth T. Walsh (Paradigm Publishers)

Forever Doo-Wop: Race, Nostalgia, and Vocal Harmony by John Michael Runowicz (University of Massachusetts Press)

Freud Upside Down: African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture by Badia Sahar Ahad (University of Illinois Press)

Fugitive Slave on Trial: The Anthony Burns Case and Abolitionist Outrage by Earl M. Maltz (University Press of Kansas)

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC edited by Faith S. Holsaert et al. (University of Illinois Press)

Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone by Ralph Richard Banks (Dutton Books)

Jim Crow’s Counterculture: The Blues and Black Southerners, 1890-1945 by R.A. Lawson (Louisiana State University Press)

No Safe Spaces: Re-Casting Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in American Theater by Angela C. Pao (University of Michigan Press)

Playing the Numbers: Gambling in Harlem Between the Wars by Shane White et al. (Harvard University Press)

Racial Propositions: Ballot Initiatives and the Making of Postwar California by Daniel Martinez HoSang (University of California Press)

Raising Racists: The Socialization of White Children in the Jim Crow South by Kristina DuRocher (University of Kentucky Press)

Slave Life in Virginia and Kentucky: A Narrative by Francis Fedric, Escaped Slave edited by C.L. Innes (Louisiana State University Press)

The Black History of the White House by Clarence Lusane (City Lights Publishers)

The Fiction of Gloria Naylor: Houses and Spaces of Resistance by Maxine Lavon Montgomery (University of Tennessee Press)

The Philosophy of Spike Lee by Mark T. Conard (University of Kentucky Press)

The Politics of Paul Robeson’s Othello by Lindsey R. Swindall (University Press of Mississippi)

The Quarters and the Fields: Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South by Damian Alan Pargas (University Press of Florida)