Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

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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Atlantic Bonds:
A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey From America to Africa

by Lisa A. Lindsay
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Blood of Emmett Till
by Timothy B. Tyson
(Simon & Schuster)

The Borders of Race:
Patrolling “Multiracial” Identities

by Melinda Mills
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

The Original Blues:
The Emergence of the Blues in African American Vaudeville

by Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Roots of Urban Renaissance:
Gentrification and the Struggle Over Harlem

by Brian D. Goldstein
(Harvard University Press)

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