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.


African American Student’s Guide to College Success
by F. Erik Brooks and Glenn L. Starks
(Greenwood Publishing)

Between Fetters and Freedom:
African American Baptists Since Emancipation

by Edward R. Crowther and Keith Harper
(Mercer University Press)

Embodied Avatars:
Genealogies of Black Feminist Art and Performance

by Uri McMillan
(New York University Press)

Harlem’s Theaters:
A Staging Ground for Community, Class, and Contradiction, 1923-1939

by Adrienne Macki Braconi
(Northwestern University Press)

Houston Bound:
Culture and Color in a Jim Crow City

by Tyina Steptoe
(University of California Press)

In Their Voice:
Black Americans on Transracial Adoptions

by Rhonda M. Roorda
(Columbia University Press)

Liberalizing Lynching:
Building a New Racialized State

by Damiel Kato
(Oxford University Press)

The Hip Hop & Obama Reader
edited by Travis L. Gosa and Erik Nielson
(Oxford University Press)

The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman:
Volume 3:
The Bold Adventure, September 1943-May 1949

edited by Walter Earl Fluker
(University of South Carolina Press)

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