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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The Autobiography of Rick James

by Rick James with David Ritz
(Atria Books)

Historically Black:
Imagining Community in a Black Historic District

by Mieka Brand Polanco
(New York University Press)

Post-Soul Satire:
Black Identity After Civil Rights

edited by Derek C. Maus and James J. Donahue
(University Press of Mississippi)

Racial Formation in the United States
by Michael Omi and Howard Winant

Religion and Inequality in America:
Research and Theory on Religion’s Role in Stratification

edited by Lisa A. Keister and Darren E. Sherkat
(Cambridge University Press)

A Racial Journey to the Age of Obama

by Gail Garfield
(Rowman & Littlefield)

Uninvited Neighbors:
African Americans in Silicon Valley, 1769-1990

by Herbert G. Ruffin II
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Urban Nightlife:
Entertaining Race, Class, and Culture in Public Space

by Reuben A. Buford May
(Rutgers University Press)

Womanist and Black Feminist Responses to Tyler Perry’s Productions
edited by LeRhonda S. Manigault-Bryant et al.
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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