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.

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Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools
by Edna Tan and Angela Calabrese Barton
(University of Chicago Press)

Envisioning Emancipation:
Black Americans and the End of Slavery

by Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer
(Temple University Press)

From Sit-Ins to SNCC:
The Student Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s

by Iwan Morgan and Philip Davies
(University Press of Florida)

Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities:
Latin American and African Perspectives

edited by Rachel Sieder and John Andrew McNeish
(Routledge)

Mary Wells:
The Tumultuous Life of Motown’s First Superstar

by Peter Benjaminson
(Chicago Review Press)

Rebel Dance, Renegade Stance:
Timba Music and Black Identity in Cuba

by Umi Vaughan
(University of Michigan Press)

The Tribunal:
Responses to John Brown and the Harper’s Ferry Raid

edited by John Stauffer and Zoe Trodd
(Belnap Press)

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