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.

At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance — A New History of the Civil Rights Movement From Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire (Alfred A. Knopf)

Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast by Natasha Trethewey (University of Georgia Press)

Black Women in Interracial Relationships by Kellina M. Craig-Henderson (Transaction Publishers)

Brother Mine: The Correspondence of Jean Toomer and Waldo Frank edited by Kathleen Pfeiffer (University of Illinois Press)

Children of Fire: A History of African Americans by Thomas C. Holt (Hill and Wang)

Coltrane on Coltrane: The John Coltrane Interviews edited by Chris DeVito (Chicago Review)

Damn Near White: An African American Family’s Rise From Slavery to Bittersweet Success by Carolyn Marie Wilkins (University of Missouri Press)

Encyclopedia of African American Music by Emmett G. Price III et al. (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood)

From Du Bois to Obama: African American Intellectuals in the Public Forum by Charles Pete Banner-Haley (Southern Illinois University Press)

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems by Alice Walker (New World Library)

His Father’s Son: Tiger and Earl Woods by Tom Callahan (Gotham Books)

Jury Discrimination: The Supreme Court, Public Opinion, and a Grassroots Fight for Racial Equality in Mississippi by Christopher Waldrep (University of Georgia Press)

Malcolm X: A Life Reinvention by Manning Marable (Viking Books)

Nelson Mandela: A Force for Freedom by Christina Scott (Carlton Books)

Never to Leave Us Alone: The Prayer Life of Martin Luther King Jr. by Lewis V. Baldwin (Fortress Press)

Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America by Daniel R. Biddle and Murray Dubin (Temple University Press)

The Anthology of Rap edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois (Yale University Press)

The Words of African-American Heroes edited by Clara Villarosa (Newmarket Press)

Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora by Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Basic Books)

Urban Bush Women: Twenty Years of African American Dance Theater, Community Engagement, and Working It Out by Nadine George-Graves (University of Wisconsin Press)

When Blackness Rhymes With Blackness by Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Dalkey Archive Press)