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.


A Haven and a Hell:
The Ghetto in Black America

by Lance Freeman
(Columbia University Press)

Black Heros of Fire:
The History of the First African American Fire Company in Chicago

by Dekalb Walcott Jr.
(Black Heroes of Fire Publishing Company)

Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South
edited by Amy Louise Wood and Natalie J. Ring
(University of Illinois Press)

Critical Race Theory in Mathematics Education
edited by Julius Davis and Christopher C. Jett
(Routledge)

From Willard Straight to Wall Street:
A Memoir

by Thomas W. Jones
(Cornell University Press)

Holding the World Together:
African Women in Changing Perspective

edited by Nwando Achebe and Claire Robertson
(University of Wisconsin Press)

Queer Times, Black Futures
by Kara Keeling
(New York University Press)

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