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.

African Americans and Africa:
A New History

by Nemata Amelia Ibitayo Blyden
(Yale University Press)

Capoeira, Black Males, and Social Justice:
A Gym Class Transformed

by Vernon C. Lindsay
(Peter Lang International Publishers)

Empire of Defense:
Race and the Cultural Politics of Permanent War

by Joseph Darda
(University of Chicago Press)

Reclaiming Community:
Race and the Uncertain Future of Youth Work
by Bianca J. Baldridge
(Stanford University Press)

Threatening Property:
Race, Class, and Campaigns to Legislate Jim Crow Neighborhoods

by Elizabeth A. Herbin-Triant
(Columbia University Press)

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