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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A Celebration of a Culture

by Deborah Willis
(Skyhorse Publishing)

Captive Nation:
Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era

by Dan Berger
(University of North Carolina Press)

Esotericism in African American Religious Experience:
"There Is a Mystery"

edited by Stephen C. Finley at al.
(Brill Academic Publishing)

Martin Luther King Jr., Heroism, and African American Literature
by Trudier Harris
(University of Alabama Press)

Poitier Revisited:
Reconsidering a Black Icon in the Obama Age

edited by Ian Gregory Strachan and Mia Mask
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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