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.


A Beautiful Ghetto
by Devin Allen
(Haymarket Books)

Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life
by Christopher Freeburg
(University of Virginia Press)

Game of Privilege:
An African American History of Golf

by Lane Demas
(University of North Carolina Press)

Perseverance in the Parish?
Religious Attitudes From a Black Catholic Perspective

by Darren W. Davis and Donald Pope-Davis
(Cambridge University Press)

The Color of Money:
Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

by Mehrsa Baradaran
(Harvard University Press)

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