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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

Jim Crow’s Last Stand:
Nonunanimous Criminal Jury Verdicts in Louisiana

by Thomas Aiello
(Louisiana State University Press)

Jimmie Lee and James:
Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement That Changed America

by Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen
(Regan Arts Publishing)

Managing Diversity and Inclusion:
An International Perspective

edited by Jawad Syed and Mustafa Ozbilgin
(SAGE Publications)

Metropolitan Jews:
Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit

by Lila Corwin Berman
(University of Chicago Press)

The Racial Imaginary:
Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind

edited by Claudia Rankine et al.
(Fence Books)

Sight Unseen:
Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

by Ellyn Kaschak
(Columbia University Press)

The Little Rock Crisis:
What Desegregation Politics Says About Us

by Ravi K. Perry and D. LaRouth Perry
(Palgrave Macmillan)

We Could Not Fail:
The First African Americans in the Space Program

by Richard Paul and Steven Moss
(University of Texas Press)

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