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 More Noble Cause: A.P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Louisiana by Rachel L. Emanuel and Alexander P. Tureaud Jr. (Louisiana State University Press)

Anthems, Sonnets, and Chants: Recovering the African American Poetry of the 1930s by Jon Woodson (Ohio State University Press)

Ballers of the New School: Race and Sports in America by Thabiti Lewis (Third World Press)

British and African Literature in Transnational Context by Simon Lewis (University Press of Florida)

Dewey and the Dilemma of Race: An Intellectual History, 1895-1922 by Thomas D. Fallace (Teachers College Press)

Dreaming With the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico by Shirley Boteler Mock (University of Oklahoma Press)

Fathers, Preachers, Rebels, Men: Black Masculinity in U.S. History and Literature, 1820-1945 edited by Timothy R. Buckner and Peter Caster (Ohio State University Press)

Hope on a Tightrope: Words & Wisdom by Cornel West (SmileyBooks)

Langston Hughes and American Lynching Culture by W. Jason Miller (University of Illinois Press)

Looking South: Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor From Reconstruction to Globalization by Mary E. Frederickson (University Press of Florida)

Losing My Cool: How a Father’s Love and 15,000 Books Beat Hip-Hop Culture by Thomas Chatterton Williams (Penguin Books)

Radical Reform: Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina by Deborah Beckel (University of Virginia Press)

Second Skin: Josephine Baker and the Modern Surface by Anne Anlin Cheng (Oxford University Press)

The Evolving Challenges of Black College Students: New Insights for Policy, Practice, and Research edited by Terrell L. Strayhorn and Melvin C. Terrell (Stylus Publishing)

Yo Soy Negro: Blackness in Peru by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza (University Press of Florida)

Zora Neale Hurston’s Final Decade by Virginia Lynn Moylan (University Press of Florida)