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.

Black Fire: African American Quakers on Spirituality and Human Rights edited by Harold D. Weaver et al. (Quaker Books)

Black Greek-Letter Organizations 2.0: New Directions in the Study of African American Fraternities and Sororities edited by Matthew W. Hughey and Gregory S. Parks (University Press of Mississippi)

Can You Hear Me Now? The Inspiration, Wisdom, and Insight of Michael Eric Dyson by Michael Eric Dyson (Basic Civitas)

Reclaiming Our Health: A Guide to African-American Wellness by Michelle Gourdine (Yale University Press)

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America by Cameron McWhirter (Henry Holt & Co.)

Reds at the Blackboard: Communism, Civil Rights, and the New York City Teachers Union by Clarence Taylor (Columbia University Press)

Seeing Through Race: A Reinterpretation of Civil Rights Photography by Martin A. Berger (University of California Press)

The American Crucible: Slavery, Emancipation, and Human Rights by Robin Blackburn (Verso Press)

The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring by Sugar Ray Leonard with Michael Arkush (Viking Books)

The Homeland Is the Arena: Religion, Transnationalism, and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America by Ousmane Oumar Kane (Oxford University Press)

The Lion of Judah in the New World: Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia and the Shaping of Americans’ Attitudes Toward Africa by Theodore M. Vestal (Praeger Publishers)

The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central: High School Basketball at the ‘68 Racial Divide by Steve Marantz (University of Nebraska Press)

The Roots of Rough Justice: Origins of American Lynching by Michael J. Pfeifer (University of Illinois Press)

This Urban Teacher’s Journal: A Success Story for All Teachers Who Work in Inner-City Schools by C. Angela (St. Paul Press)

Upheaval in Charleston: Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow by Susan Millar Williams and Stephen G. Hoffius (University of Georgia Press)