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.

African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement by Angela Jones (Praeger Publishers)

Black Subjects in Africa and Its Diasporas: Race and Gender in Research and Writing edited by Benjamin Talton and Quincy T. Mills (Palgrave Macmillan)

Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas: The African-American Heritage of Freedom by Stewart R. King (Facts on File)

Ghanian Pidgin English: Diachronic, Synchronic, and Sociolinguistic Perspectives by Joe Amoako (Nova Publishers)

Handbook of African American Health: Social and Behavioral Interventions by Anthony Lemelle et al. (Springer)

Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White After Brown by Karolyn Tyson (Oxford University Press)

Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America by Tess Chakkalakal (University of Illinois Press)

Racial Spectacles: Explorations in Media, Race, and Justice by Jonathan Markovitz (Routledge)

Representing the Race: A New Political History of African American Literature by Gene Andrew Jarrett (New York University Press)

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America by Melissa V. Harris-Perry (Yale University Press)

The Black Megachurch: Theology, Gender, and the Politics of Public Engagement by Tamelyn M. Tucker-Wongs (Baylor University Press)

The Hidden Treasure of Black ASL: Its History and Structure by Carolyn McCaskill (Gallaudet University Press)

The Marcus Garvey and Universal Negro Improvement Association Papers: The Caribbean Diaspora 1910–1920 edited by Robert A. Hill (Duke University Press)

The Persistence of the Color Line: Racial Politics and the Obama Presidency by Randall Kennedy (Pantheon)

Visions of a Better World: Howard Thurman’s Pilgrimage to India and the Origins of African American Nonviolence by Quinton Dixie and Peter Eisenstadt (Beacon Press)

Leave a Reply

Due to incidents of abuse and harassment that have occurred in the past, JBHE will not publish telephone numbers or email addresses of individuals in this space. If you want to contact someone in a particular article, we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.