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

Advancing Black Male Student Success From Preschool Through PhD
edited by Shaun R. Harper and J. Luke Wood
(Stylus Publishing)

African American Slang:
A Linguistic Description

by Maciej Widawski
(Cambridge University Press)

Black Girls and Adolescents:
Facing the Challenges

edited by Catherine Fisher Collins

Ethnic American Literature:
An Encyclopedia for Students

edited by Emmanuel S. Nelson
(Greenwood Publishing)

Joe the Slave Who Became an Alamo Legend
by Ron J. Jackson Jr. and Lee Spencer White
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Postmodern Literature and Race
edited by Len Platt and Sara Upstone
(Cambridge University Press)

The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature
edited by Julie Buckner Armstrong
(Cambridge University Press)

What is African American History?
by Pero Gaglo Dagbovie

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