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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Atlanta, Cradle of the New South:
Race and Remembering in the Civil War’s Aftermath

by William A. Link
(University of North Carolina Press)

Chasing Newsroom Diversity:
From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

by Gwyneth Mellinger
(University of Illinois Press)

James J. Kilpatrick:
Salesman for Segregation

by William P. Hustwit
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Tropics Bite Back:
Culinary Coups in Caribbean Literature

by Valerie Loichot
(University of Minnesota Press)

We Will Shoot Back:
Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement

by Akinyele Omowale Umoja
(New York University Press)

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