Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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.

Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.com.



Along the Streets of Bronzeville:
Black Chicago’s Literary Landscape

by Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach
(University of Illinois Press)


Crusader for Justice:
Federal Judge Damon J. Keith

by Trevor W. Coleman et al.
(Wayne State University Press)


High-Rise Stories:
Voices From Chicago Public Housing

edited by Audrey Petty
(McSweeney’s)


On Anger:
Race, Cognition, Narrative

by Sue J. Kim
(University of Texas Press)


The Iconography of Malcolm X

by Graeme Abernethy
(University Press of Kansas)


The Negro in Illinois:
The WPA Papers

edited by Brian Dolinar
(University of Illinois Press)


The Punitive Turn:
New Approaches to Race and Incarceration

edited by Deborah E. McDowell
(University of Virginia Press)

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