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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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Albert Cleage Jr. and the Black Madonna and Child
by Jawanza Eric Clark
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Dark Ghettos:
Injustice, Dissent, and Reform

by Tommie Shelby
(Harvard University Press)

Mama’s Gun:
Black Maternal Figures and the Politics of Transgression

by Marlo D. David
(Ohio State University Press)

Sweet Freedom’s Plains:
African Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841–1869

by Shirley Ann Wilson Moore
(University of Oklahoma Press)

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