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.com.


Duke Ellington:
An American Composer and Icon

by Mercedes Ellington and Steven Brower
(Rizzoli)

God Almighty Hisself:
The Life and Legacy of Dick Allen

by Mitchell Nathanson
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Racebrave:
New and Selected Works

by Karsonya Wise Whitehead
(Apprentice House)

The Portland Black Panthers:
Empowering Albina and Remaking a City

by Lucas N.N. Burke and Judson L. Jeffries
(University of Washington Press)

The South Side:
A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation

by Natalie Y. Moore
(St. Martin’s Press)


Understanding the Whole Student:
Holistic Multicultural Education, 2nd Edition

by Clifford Mayes et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

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