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.


A Human Necklace:
The African Diaspora and Paule Marshall’s Fiction

by Moira Ferguson
(State University of New York Press)

Africana Women Writers:
Performing Diaspora, Staging Healing

by DeLinda Marzette
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Black Broadway:
African Americans on the Great White Way

by Stewart F. Lane
(Square One Publishers)

Black-Brown Solidarity:
Racial Politics in the New Gulf South

by John D. Marquez
(University of Texas Press)

Hoo-Doo Cowboys and Bronze Buckaroos:
Conceptions of the African American West

by Michael K. Johnson
(University Press of Mississippi)

Jazz in the Time of the Novel:
The Temporal Politics of American Race and Culture

by Bruce Evan Barnhart
(University of Alabama Press)

My Dear Boy:
Carrie Hughes’s Letters to Langston Hughes, 1926-1938

edited by Carmaletta M. Williams and John Edgar Tidwell
(University of Georgia Press)

Roy Wilkins:
The Quiet Revolutionary and the NAACP

by Yvonne Ryan
(University Press of Kentucky)
The Cultural Politics of Hate Crimes
by Clara S. Lewis
(Rutgers University Press)

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