Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars
Filed in Books on September 1, 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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In Search of Purity:
Popular Eugenics and Racial Uplift Among New Negroes
by Shantella Y. Sherman
Inequality in School Discipline:
Research and Practice to Reduce Disparities
edited by Russell J. Skiba et al.
Our Compelling Interests:
The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society
edited by Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor
(Princeton University Press)
The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader
by Shawn Anthony Christian
(University of Massachusetts Press)
The Voting Rights War:
The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice
by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
Writings on the Wall:
Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar