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.


Breaking Bread:
Insurgent Black Intellectual Life

by bell hooks and Cornel West
(Routledge)

Christianity and Race in the American South:
A History

by Paul Harvey
(University of Chicago Press)

Downed by Friendly Fire:
Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

by Signithia Fordham
(University of Minnesota Press)

Gordon Parks:
I Am You:
Selected Works 1934–1978

edited by Peter Kunhardt and Felix Hoffman
(Steidl)

Televised Redemption:
Black Religious Media and Racial Empowerment

by Carolyn Moxley Rouse et al.
(New York University Press)

The Education of African Canadian Children:
Critical Perspectives

by Awad Ibrahim and Ali A. Abdi
(McGill-Queens University Press)

The Intersection of Race and Gender in National Politics
by Wanda Parham-Payne
(Lexington Books)

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