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.



Afro-Jewish Encounters

by William F.S. Miles
(Markus Wiener Publishers)


Black and Brown in Los Angeles:
Beyond Conflict and Coalition

edited by Josh Kun and Laura Pulido
(University of California Press)


Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South

by Jamie Amanda Martinez
(University of North Carolina Press)


The Divided Mind of the Black Church:
Theology, Piety, and Public Witness

by Raphael G. Warnock
(New York University Press)


Urban Ills:
Twenty First Century Complexities of Urban Living in Global Contexts, Vol. 2

edited by Carol Camp Yeakey, Vetta L. Sanders Thompson, and Anjanette Wells
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishing)

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, JBHE will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. Here are this week’s selections.

Higher Education Gifts or Grants of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Three African Americans Appointed to Leadership Positions in Diversity

The three African Americans appointed to diversity positions are Melanie Duckworth at the University of Nevada Reno, Doug Thompson at the University of Notre Dame, and Anthony Jones at Centre College in Kentucky.

Tuajuanda Jordan to Retire From the Presidency of St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Dr. Jordan has led St. Mary's College of Maryland for the past 10 years. She has previously held faculty and leadership positions with Xavier University of Louisiana, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Lewis & Clark College.

Featured Jobs