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 Men in Higher Education:
A Guide to Ensuring Student Success

by J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer
(Routledge)


Black Prophetic Fire
by Cornel West
(Beacon Press)


Materialities of Ritual in the Black Atlantic
by edited Akinwumi Ogundiran and Paula Saunders
(Indiana University Press)

Staging Migrations Toward an American West:
From Ida B. Wells to Rhodessa Jones

by Marta Effinger-Crichlow
(University Press of Colorado)

The Logbooks:
Connecticut’s Slave Ships and Human Memory

by Anne Farrow
(Wesleyan University Press)

The Myth of Race:
The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

by Robert Wald Sussman
(Harvard University Press)

William Wells Brown:
An African American Life

by Ezra Greenspan
(W.W. Norton & Co.)

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