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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A Life

by Jonathan Eig
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Civil Rights in America and the Caribbean, 1950s–2010s
by Jerome Teelucksingh
(Palgrave Macmillan)

How Dare We! Write:
A Multicultural Creative Writing Discourse

edited by Sherry Quan Lee
(Modern History Press)

Louise Thompson Patterson:
A Life of Struggle for Justice

by Keith Gilyard
(Duke University Press)

We Were Eight Years in Power:
An American Tragedy

by Ta-Nehisi-Coates
(One World)

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  1. Victor R. Volkman says:

    Thanks for the mention of “How Dare We! Write”, we really appreciate the props! Writing instructors who would like a reading copy are invited to contact to request a complimentary copy.

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