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 Political Companion to James Baldwin
edited by Susan J. McWilliams
(University Press of Kentucky)

Black Toledo:
A Documentary History of the African American Experience in Toledo, Ohio

edited by Abdul Alkalimat and Rubin Patterson
(Brill Academic)

Blacks in the Adirondacks:
A History

by Sally E. Svenson
(Syracuse University Press)

Madison Park:
A Place of Hope

by Eric L. Motley
(Zondervan)

Medical Bondage:
Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

by Deirdre Cooper Owens
(University of Georgia Press)

Revelations:
Art from the African American South

edited by Timothy Anglin Burgard
(Prestal)

The Annotated African American Folktales
edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Maria Tatar
(Liveright)

The Mother of Black Hollywood:
A Memoir

by Jenifer Lewis
(Amistad)

Winning Our Freedoms Together:
African Americans and Apartheid, 1945–1960

by Nicholas Grant
(University of North Carolina Press)

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