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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A Deed So Accursed:
Lynching in Mississippi and South Carolina, 1881-1940

by Terence Finnegan
(University of Virginia Press)

African American Foreign Correspondents:
A History

by Jinx Coleman Broussard
(Louisiana State University Press)

Black Jews in Africa and the Americas
by Tudor Parfitt
(Harvard University Press)

Crossing B(l)ack:
Mixed Race Identity in Modern American Fiction and Culture

by Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins
(University of Tennessee Press)

Power to the Poor:
Black-Brown Coalition and the Fight for Economic Justice, 1960-1974

by Gordon K. Mantler
(University of North Carolina Press)

Seeing the New South:
Race and Place in the Photographs of Ulrich Bonnell Phillips

by Patricia Bellis Bixel and John David Smith
(University of South Carolina Press)

The Beast in Florida:
A History of Anti-Black Violence

by Marvin Dunn
(University Press of Florida)

The Radical Fiction of Ann Petry
by Keith Clark
(Louisiana State University Press)

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