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.

A. Philip Randolph and the Struggle for Civil Rights by Cornelius L. Bynum (University of Illinois Press)

Becoming American: The African American Quest for Civil Rights, 1861-1976 by Daniel W. Aldridge III (Harlan Davidson Publishers)

“Ethnically Qualified”: Race, Merit, and the Selection of Urban Teachers, 1920-1980 by Christina Collins (Teachers College Press)

Footprints of Black Louisiana by Norman R. Smith (Xlibris)

From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation Among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York by Moses O. Biney (New York University Press)

I’ve Got to Make My Livin’: Black Women’s Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago by Cynthia M. Blair (University of Chicago Press)

In the Eyes of God: American Public Education in the Twenty-First Century by William Stanley Ponder (iUniverse)

Indigenization of Language in the African Francophone Novel: A New Literary Canon by Peter W. Vakunta (Peter Lang Publishing)

Kin of Another Kind: Transracial Adoption in American Literature by Cynthia Callahan (University of Michigan Press)

Raceball: How the Major Leagues Colonized the Black and Latin Game by Rob Ruck (Beacon Press)

Representing Africa in American Art Museums: A Century of Collecting and Display edited by Kathleen Bickford Berzock and Christa Clarke (University of Washington Press)

The Black-Print: Black America’s Blueprint for Achieving Wealth, Prosperity and Respect by Malik Green (Outskirts Press)

The Communication of Hate by Michael Waltman and John Haas (Peter Lang Publishing)

The Invisible Line: Three American Families and the Secret Journey From Black to White by Daniel J. Sharfstein (Penguin Press)

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is edited by Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck (University Press of Mississippi)