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.


Black Cultural Life in South Africa:
Reception, Apartheid, and Ethics

by Lily Saint
(University of Michigan Press)

Campus Diversity Triumphs:
Valleys of Hope

edited by Sherwood Thompson
(Emerald Publishing)

Gone Home:
Race and Roots Through Appalachia

by Karida L. Brown
(University of North Carolina Press)

The New Negro:
The Life of Alain Locke

by Jeffrey C. Stewart

(Oxford University Press)

Transforming the Elite:
Black Students and the Desegregation of Private Schools

by Michelle A. Purdy
(University of North Carolina Press)

Upending the Ivory Tower:
Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Ivy League

by Stefan M. Bradley
(New York University Press)

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