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.

Banking on Freedom:
Black Women in U.S. Finance Before the New Deal

by Shennette Garrett-Scott
(Columbia University Press)

Getting What We Need Ourselves:
How Food Has Shaped African American Life

by Jennifer Jensen Wallach
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Nannie Helen Burroughs:
A Documentary Portrait of an Early Civil Rights Pioneer, 1900–1959

edited by Kelisha B. Graves
(University of Notre Dame Press)

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