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.


13 Days in Ferguson
by Ron Johnson
(Tyndale Momentum)

Black Boys Apart:
Racial Uplift and Respectability in All-Male Public Schools

by Freeden Blume Oeur
(University of Minnesota Press)

Double Negative:
The Black Image & Popular Culture

by Racquel J. Gates
(Duke University Press)

Experiencing Herbie Hancock:
A Listener’s Companion

by Eric Wendell
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

James Baldwin and the Heavenly City:
Prophecy, Apocalypse, and Doubt

by Christopher Z. Hobson
(Michigan State University Press)

One in Christ:
Chicago Catholics and the Quest for Interracial Justice

by Karen L. Johnson
(Oxford University Press)

Remembering Our Black Trailblazers and Their Legacies
by Barbara A. Pierce
(Okir Publishing)

The Universal Machine
by Fred Moten
(Duke University Press)

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