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

Jim Crow’s Last Stand:
Nonunanimous Criminal Jury Verdicts in Louisiana

by Thomas Aiello
(Louisiana State University Press)

Jimmie Lee and James:
Two Lives, Two Deaths, and the Movement That Changed America

by Steve Fiffer and Adar Cohen
(Regan Arts Publishing)

Managing Diversity and Inclusion:
An International Perspective

edited by Jawad Syed and Mustafa Ozbilgin
(SAGE Publications)

Metropolitan Jews:
Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit

by Lila Corwin Berman
(University of Chicago Press)

The Racial Imaginary:
Writers on Race in the Life of the Mind

edited by Claudia Rankine et al.
(Fence Books)

Sight Unseen:
Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

by Ellyn Kaschak
(Columbia University Press)

The Little Rock Crisis:
What Desegregation Politics Says About Us

by Ravi K. Perry and D. LaRouth Perry
(Palgrave Macmillan)

We Could Not Fail:
The First African Americans in the Space Program

by Richard Paul and Steven Moss
(University of Texas Press)

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Two Black Scholars Appointed to Faculty Positions

The new faculty are Esther Jones at Brown University and Dagmawi Woubshet at the University of Pennsylvania.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision is Established at Bowie State University

"The new program will help to increase the number of counselor educators within the counseling field and the number of competent Black counselor educators," says Dr. Otis Williams, chair of the Bowie State University department of counseling and psychological studies.

Elizabeth City State University Partners With the University of Tennessee Health Science Center to Increase Representation of Black Graduate...

"We are excited by this partnership with UT Health Science Center and the opportunities this brings to our students who wish to pursue advanced degrees," said Kuldeep Rawat, dean of the Elizabeth City State University School of Science, Health and Technology.

Kimberly White-Smith Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education

“Through her leadership and scholarship, Dr. White-Smith inspires a new generation of teachers to serve students and approach their work with equity, compassion, and respect,” said Gail F. Baker, provost and senior vice president at the University of San Diego. 

Featured Jobs