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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Austerity Blues:
Fighting for the Souls of Public Higher Education

by Michael Fabricant and Stephen Brier
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Critical Perspectives on Black Women and College Success
edited by Lori D. Patton and Natasha N. Croom
(Routledge)


Dangerous Spaces:
Beyond the Racial Profile

by D. Marvin Jones
(Praeger)


First Strike:
Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles

by Damien M. Sojoyner
(University of Minnesota Press)

Fugitive Testimony:
On the Visual Logic of Slave Narratives

by Janet Neary
(Fordham University Press)

Mississippi:
The Long, Hot Summer
by William McCord

(University Press of Mississippi)

North of Dixie:
Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South

by Mark Speitz and Deborah Willis
(J. Paul Getty Museum)

Prison Power:
How Prison Influenced the Movement for Black Liberation

by Lisa M. Corrigan
(Univerity Press of Mississippi)

Raciolinguistics:
How Language Shapes Our Ideas About Race

edited by H. Samy Alim et al.
(Oxford University Press)

Sing for Your Life:
A Story of Race, Music, and Family

by Daniel Bergner
(Thorndike Press)

The American Debate Over Slavery, 1760–1865:
An Anthology of Sources

edited by Howard L. Lubert et al.
(Hackett Publishing)

The Education of African Canadian Children:
Critical Perspectives

edited by Awad Ibrahim and Ali A. Abdi
(McGill-Queen’s University Press)

Written/Unwritten:
Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

edited by Patricia A. Matthew
(University of North Carolina Press)

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