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. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Beyond Forty Acres and a Mule:
African American Landowning Families Since Reconstruction

edited by Debra A. Reid and Evan R. Bennett
(University Press of Florida)

Help Me to Find My People:
The African American Search for Family Lost in Slavery

by Heather Andrea Williams
(University of North Carolina Press)

Invisible Men:
Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress

by Becky Pettit
(Russell Sage Foundation)

Race in Translation:
Culture Wars Around the Postcolonial Atlantic

by Robert Stam and Ella Shohat
(New York University Press)

Rape in Chicago:
Race, Myth, and the Courts

by Dawn Rae Flood
(University of Illinois Press)

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