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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Before L.A.:
Race, Space, and Municipal Power in Los Angeles, 1781-1894

by David Samuel Torres-Rouff
(Yale University Press)

Changing Minds, If Not Hearts:
Political Remedies for Racial Conflict

by James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Freedom’s Pragmatist:
Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights

by Sylvia Ellis
(University Press of Florida)

Protest and Propaganda:
W.E.B. Du Bois, the Crises, and American History

edited by Amy Helene Kirschke and Phillip Luke Sinitiere
(University of Missouri Press)

They Raised Me Up:
A Black Single Mother and the Women Who Inspired Her

by Carolyn Marie Wilkins
(University of Missouri Press)

Trail Sisters:
Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890

by Linda Williams Reese
(Texas Tech University Press)

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