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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase via Amazon.

Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival by Matthew Warshauer (Wesleyan University Press)

Contemporary Francophone African Writers and the Burden of Commitment by Odile Cazenave and Patricia Celerier (University of Virginia Press)

Digital Griots: African American Rhetoric in a Multimedia Age by Adam J. Banks (Southern Illinois University Press)

Everyday Forms of Whiteness: Understanding Race in a “Post-Racial” World by Melanie E.L. Bush (Rowman & Littlefield)

From Bourgeois to Boojie: Black Middle Class Performances edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young and Bridget Harris Tsemo (Wayne State University Press)

How Racism Takes Place by George Lipsitz (Temple University Press)

New Destination Dreaming: Immigration, Race, and Legal Status in the Rural American South by Helen B. Marrow (Stanford University Press)

Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys by Victor M. Rios (New York University Press)

Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization by Khiara M. Bridges (University of California Press)

Roi Ottley’s World War II: The Lost Diary of an African American Journalist edited by Mark A. Huddle (University Press of Kansas)

Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil by Paulina L. Alberto (University of North Carolina Press)

The Clamorgans: One Family’s History of Race in America by Julie Winch (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

The End of Anger: A New Generation’s Take on Race and Rage by Ellis Cose (Ecco Press)

What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong’s Later Years by Ricky Riccardi (Pantheon Books)