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.


After War Times:
An African American Childhood in Reconstruction-Era Florida

edited by Daniel R. Weinfeld
(University of Alabama Press)

Blackballed:
The Black Vote and US Democracy

by Darryl Pinckney
(New York Review Books)

Ed King’s Mississippi:
Behind the Scenes of Freedom Summer

by Ed King and Trent Watts
(University Press of Mississippi)

Historical Dictionary of African American Television
by Kathleen Fern-Banks and Anne Burford-Johnson
(Rowman & Littlefield)

Intersectionality & Higher Education:
Theory, Research, & Praxis

edited by Donald Mitchell Jr.
(Peter Lang Publishers)

Retrieving the Human:
Reading Paul Gilroy

edited by Rebecka Rutledge Fisher and Jay Garcia
(State University of New York Press)

The Papers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Volume VII:
To Save the Soul of America, January 1961-August 1962

edited by Clayborne Carson and Tenisha Hart Armstrong
(University of California Press)

Yoruba Art and Language:
Seeking the African in African Art

by Rowland Abiodun
(Cambridge University Press)

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