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

Find Me Unafraid:
Love, Loss, and Hope in an African Slum

by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner
(Ecco Press)

Liberated Threads:
Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul

by Tanisha Ford
(University of North Carolina Press)

Memories of Madagascar and Slavery in the Black Atlantic
by Wendy Wilson-Fall
(Ohio University Press)

Selma 1965:
The Photographs of Spider Martin

by Spider Martin
(University of Texas Press)

The African Burial Ground in New York City:
Memory, Spirituality, and Space

by Andrea E. Frohne
(Syracuse University Press)

The New Abolition:
W. E. B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel

by Gary Dorrien
(Yale University Press)

W.E.B. Du Bois and the Century of World Revolution

by Bill V. Mullen
(Temple University Press)

Witness to Change:
From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment

by Sybil Haydel Morial
(John F. Blair)

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Alcorn State University Recruited for Federal Student Pathway Program for Careers in Public Service

The Pathway Public Service Program was established in 2019 to develop the next generation of diverse, qualified, and motivated public health servants. Over the past five years, the program has hired over 100 student interns.

Five Black Scholars Selected for New Faculty Positions

The five Black scholars who aer taking on new roles are Khadene Harris at Rice University in Houston, Nakia Melecio at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Bettina Drake at Washington University in St. Louis, Arlette Ngoubene Atioky at Goucher College in Maryland, and Kandi Hill-Clarke at the University of Memphis.

Getty Images to Preserve Digital Photo Archives at Delaware State University

Currently, Delaware State University's photo archives contain thousands of photographs taken over the course of the university's 133 year history. Thanks to a new partnership with Getty Images, those images will be digitized and made available on

Porché Spence Recognized for Outstanding Commitment to Advancing Diversity in Ecology

Dr. Spence currently serves as an assistant professor of environmental studies at North Carolina A&T State University. Throughout her career, she has developed several educational programs geared towards introducing students of color to environmental science fields.

Featured Jobs