Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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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Awakening to Race:
Individualism and Social Consciousness in America

by Jack Turner
(University of Chicago Press)

Black Against Empire:
The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party

by Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin Jr.
(University of California Press)

Chosen People:
The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

by Jacob S. Dorman
(Oxford University Press)

Eslanda:
The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson

by Barbara Ransby
(Yale University Press)

Landmarks in African American History
edited by Michael V. Uschan
(Lucent Books)

Mojo Workin’:
The Old African American Hoodoo System

by Katrina Hazzard-Donald
(University of Illinois Press)

Tragic No More:
Mixed-Race Women and the Nexus of Sex and Celebrity

by Caroline A. Streeter
(University of Massachusetts Press)

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