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)


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