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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Freedom’s Racial Frontier:
African Americans in the Twentieth-Century West

edited by Herbert G. Ruffin II and Dwayne A. Mack
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Lincoln and the Abolitionists
by Stanley Harrod
(Southern Illinois University Press)

Policing Black Bodies:
How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change

by Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Set the World on Fire:
Black Nationalist Women and the Global Struggle for Freedom

by Keisha N. Blain
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson
by Steven Loza
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Sit-Ins:
Protest and Legal Change in the Civil Rights Era

by Christopher W. Schmidt
(University of Chicago Press)

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