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.

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Blood Sugar:
Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

by Anthony Ryan Hatch
(University of Minnesota Press)

Charleston Syllabus:
Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence

edited by Chad Williams et al.
(University of Georgia Press)


Critical Ethnic Studies:
A Reader

edited by Nada Elia et al.
(Duke University Press)


From Slave to Statesman:
The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia

by Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding
(Louisiana State University Press)

Jackie Robinson:
An Integrated Life

by J. Christopher Schutz (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Kenneth Kaunda, the United States and Southern Africa
by Andy DeRoche
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Murray Talks Music:
Albert Murray on Jazz and Blues

edited by Paul Devlin
(University of Minnesota Press)

Nation as Grand Narrative:
The Nigerian Press and the Politics of Meaning

by Wale Adebanwi
(University of Rochester Press)

Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn:
A View from the Street

by Jerome Krase and Judith N. DeSena
(Lexington Books)

Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism
by GerShun Avilez
(University of Illinois Press)

Spirituality Research Studies in Higher Education
edited by Terence Hicks
(University Press of America)

Vodou in the Haitian Experience:
A Black Atlantic Perspective
edited by Celucien L. Joseph and Nixon S. Cleophat
(Lexington Books)

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