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.


Big Jim Eastland:
The Godfather of Mississippi

by J. Lee Annis
(University Press of Mississippi)


Flight to Ohio:
From Slavery to Passing to Freedom

by Mary Anderson Parks
(Tayen Lane Publishing)


Modern Religion, Modern Race
by Theodore Vial
(Oxford University Press)

Politicized Microfinance:
Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas

by Caroline Shenaz Hossein
(University of Toronto Press)

The Psychic Hold of Slavery:
Legacies in American Expressive Culture

edited by Soyica Diggs Colbert et al.
(Rutgers University Press)

Understanding Edward P. Jones
by James W. Coleman
(University of South Carolina Press)

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