Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The 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.


Archives of Flesh:
African America, Spain, and Post-Humanist Critique

by Robert F. Reid-Pharr
(New York University Press)

At Mama’s Knee:
Mothers and Race in Black and White

by April Ryan
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Boys and Men in African American Families
edited by Linda Burton et al.
(Springer)

Critical Black Studies Reader
edited by Rochelle Brock et al.
(Peter Lang Publishers)

John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery:
Selections from the Diary

by David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason
(Oxford University Press)

Race and Colorism in Education
edited by Carla Monroe
(Routledge)

Reel Inequality:
Hollywood Actors and Racism

by Nancy Wang Yuen
(Rutgers University Press)

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