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

Against the Closet:
Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race

by Aliyyah I. Abdur-Rahman
(Duke University Press)

Blacks and Whites in Christian America:
How Racial Discrimination Shapes Religious Convictions

by Jason E. Shelton and Michael O. Emerson
(New York University Press)

Clementine Hunter:
Her Life and Art

by Art Shiver and Tom Whitehead
(Louisiana State University Press)

The Resegregation of Suburban Schools:
A Hidden Crisis in American Education

by Erica Frankenberg and Gary Orfield
(Harvard Education Press)

The Rise to Respectability:
Race, Religion, and the Church of God in Christ

by Calvin White Jr.
(University of Arkansas Press)

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