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.


Across the Color Line:
Reporting 25 Years in Black Cincinnati

by Mark Curnutte
(University of Cincinnati Press)

Birth Control Battles:
How Race and Class Divided American Religion

by Melissa J. Wilde
(University of California Press)

Fostering Collaborations Between African
American Communities and Educational Institutions

edited by Patrice Wynette Jones
(Information Science Reference)

Literary Ambition and the African American Novel
by Michael Nowlin
(Cambridge University Press)

New Essays on Eudora Welty, Class, and Race
edited by Harriet Pollack
(University Press of Mississippi)

Putting Their Hands on Race:
Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers

by Danielle T. Phillips-Cunningham
(Rutgers University Press)

Schools of Our Own:
Chicago’s Golden Age of Black Private Education

by Worth Kamili Hayes
(Northwestern University Press)

Standard-Bearers of Equality:
America’s First Abolition Movement

by Paul J. Polgar
(University of North Carolina Press)

Voices of the Enslaved:
Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

by Sophie White
(Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press)

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