Recent Books 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 Amazon.com.


Diversity in Practice:
Race, Gender, and Class in Legal and Professional Careers

edited by Spencer Headworth et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

Greatness in the Shadows:
Larry Doby and the Integration of the American League

by Douglas M. Branson
(University of Nebraska Press)

Making the Unequal Metropolis:
School Desegregation and Its Limits

by Ansley T. Erickson
(University of Chicago Press)

My Triumph Over Prejudice:
A Memoir

by Martha Wyatt-Rossignol
(University Press of Mississippi)

Post-Racial or Most-Racial?
Race and Politics in the Obama Era

by Michael Tesler
(University of Chicago Press)

Race and the Death Penalty:
The Legacy of
McCleskey v. Kemp

edited by David P. Keys and R.J. Maratea
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Symbols, Substance and Hope:
Race and the Obama Administration

by Andra Gillespie
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Traces of History:
Elementary Structures of Race

by Patrick Wolfe
(Verso Books)

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