Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars


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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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases. Here are the latest selections: Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity by Laura Meckler (Henry Holt) Empire of Brutality: Enslaved People and Animals in the British Atlantic World by Christopher Michael Blakley (Louisiana State University Press) Love Letter from Pig: My Brother’s Story of Freedom Summer by Julie Kabat (University Press of Mississippi) Reconstruction Beyond 150: Reassessing the New Birth of Freedom edited by Orville Vernon Burton and J. Brett Morris (University of Virginia Press) Striving for Justice: A Black Sheriff in the Deep South by Nat Glover (Forefront Books) Washington State Rising: Black Power on Campus in the Pacific Northwest by Marc Arsell Robinson (New York University Press)