Recent Books 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.


Approaches to Teaching the Plays of August Wilson
edited by Sandra G. Shannon and Sandra L. Richards
(Modern Language Association of America)

Blood Brothers:
The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

by Randy Roberts and Johnny Smith
(Basic Books)

Letters from Langston:
From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond

edited by Evelyn Louise Crawford and MaryLouise Patterson
(University of California Press)

Sketches of Slave Life and From and From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit
by Peter Randolph
(West Virginia University Press)

Soul Mates:
Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfing
(Oxford University Press)

The Black Presidency:
Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

The Parker Sisters:
A Border Kidnapping

by Lucy Maddox
(Temple University Press)

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