Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars
Filed in Books on April 19, 2016
The 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 Black Man’s Journey from Sharecropper to College President:
The Life and Work of William Johnson Trent, 1873-1963
by Judy Scales-Trent
(Monroe Street Press)
Jimmy Carter in Africa:
Race and the Cold War
by Nancy Mitchell
(Stanford University Press)
Forgotten Landscapes of the Working Poor
by Lisa Goff
(Harvard University Press)
Stamped from the Beginning:
The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
by Ibram X. Kendi
The Construction of Whiteness:
An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Race Formation and the Meaning of a White Identity
edited by Stephen Middleton et al.
(University Press of Mississippi)
The Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act
by Charles S. Bullock III et al.
(University of Oklahoma Press)