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.


Colorblindness, Post-Raciality, and Whiteness in the United States
by Sherrow O. Pinder
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Elgin Baylor:
The Man Who Changed Basketball

by Bijan C. Bayne
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Emmett Till:
The Murder That Shocked the World and Propelled the Civil Rights Movement

by Devery S. Anderson
(University Press of Mississippi)

Free Blacks in Antebellum Texas
by Bruce A. Glasrud
(University of North Texas Press)

John Brown Speaks:
Letters and Statements From Charlestown

by Louis DeCaro Jr.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Medicine and Ethics in Black Women’s Speculative Fiction
by Esther L. Jones
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism
by James Ziegler
(University of Mississippi Press)

Shapeshifters:
Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship

by Aimee Meredith Cox
(Duke University Press)

Visions of the Black Belt:
A Cultural Survey of the Heart of Alabama

by Robin McDonald and Valerie Pope Burnes
(University of Alabama Press)

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