Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education 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 through

Cecelia and Fanny: The Remarkable Friendship Between an Escaped Slave and Her Former Mistress by Brad Asher (University Press of Kentucky)
Demanding Child Care: Women’s Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971 by Natalie M. Fousekis (University of Illinois Press)
Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick (Yale University Press)
Evidence, Ethos, and Experiment: The Anthropology and History of Medical Research in Africa edited by P. Wenzel Geissler and Catherine Molyneux (Berghahn Books)
Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists by Valaida Fullwood (John F. Blair Publishers)
Gospel According to the Klan: The KKK’s Appeal to Protestant America, 1915-1930 by Kelly J. Baker (University Press of Kansas)
Living with Lynching: African American Lynching Plays, Performance, and Citizenship, 1890-1930 by Koritha Mitchell (University of Illinois Press)
Postnationalist African Cinemas by Alexie Tcheuyap (Manchester University Press)
Reimagining Equality: Stories of Race, Gender, and Finding Home by Anita Hill (Beacon Press)
Rethinking Race and Ethnicity in Research Methods edited by John H. Stanfield II (Left Coast Press)
Rewriting the Return to Africa: Voices of Francophone Caribbean Women Writers by Anne M. Francois (Lexington Books)
Still a House Divided: Race and Politics in Obama’s America by Desmond S. King and Rogers M. Smith (Princeton University Press)
The African American Electorate: A Statistical History by Hanes Walton Jr. et al. (CQ Press)
The Black Arts Enterprise and the Production of African American Poetry by Howard Rambsy II (University of Michigan Press)
The Muse in Bronzeville: African American Creative Expression in Chicago, 1932-1950 by Robert Bone and Richad A. Courage (Rutgers University Press)
Venceremos? The Erotics of Black Self-Making in Cuba by Jafari S. Allen (Duke University Press)

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