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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Black Masculinity in the Obama Era:
Outliers of Society

by William T. Hoston
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Confronting Visuality in Multi-Ethnic Women’s Writing
by Angela Laffen
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Emilie Davis’s Civil War:
The Diaries of a Free Black Woman in Philadelphia, 1863-1865

edited by Judith Giesberg et al.
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Home With Hip Hop Feminism:
Performances in Communication and Culture

by Aisha S. Durham
(Peter Lang International)

Race and the Lifecourse:
Readings from the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Age

edited by Diditi Mitra and Joyce Weil
(Palgrave Mamillan)

Race and the Obama Phenomenon:
The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union

edited by G. Reginald Daniel and Hettie V. Williams
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Bigot:
Why Prejudice Persists

by Stephen Eric Bonner
(Yale University Press)

The Oxford Handbook of African American Theology
edited by Katie G. Cannon and Anthony B. Pinn
(Oxford University Press)

The Prince of Jockeys:
The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy

by Pellom McDaniels III
(University Press of Kentucky)

Toni Morrison:
Memory and Meaning

edited by Adrienne Lanier Seward and Justine Tally
(University Press of Mississippi)

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance
edited by Amy Helene Kirschke
(University Press of Mississippi)

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