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

Disposable Heroes:
The Betrayal of African American Veterans

by Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
(Rowman & Littlefield)

Elusive Equality:
Desegregation and Resegregation in Norfolk’s Public Schools

by Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford
(University of Virginia Press)

James Meredith and the Ole Miss Riot:
A Soldier’s Story

by Henry T. Gallagher and Gene Roberts
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Worlds of Langston Hughes:
Modernism and Translation in the Americas

by Vera M. Kutzinski
(Cornell University Press)

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