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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Amistad’s Orphans:
An Atlantic Story of Children, Slavery, and Smuggling

by Benjamin Nicholas Lawrance
(Yale University Press)

Black Female Sexualities
edited by Trimiko Melancon and Joanne M. Braxton
(Rutgers University Press)

Friends Disappear:
The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston

by Mary Barr
(University of Chicago Press)

The Political Roots of Racial Tracking in American Criminal Justice
by Nina M. Moore
(Cambridge University Press)

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