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.


An American Odyssey:
The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

by Mary Schmidt Campbell
(Oxford University Press)

If I Survive:
Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection

by Celeste-Marie Bernier and Andrew Taylor
(Edinburgh University Press)

Jazz As Critique:
Adorno and Black Expression Revisited

by Fumi Okiji
(Stanford University Press)

On the Other Side of Freedom:
The Case for Hope

by DeRay McKesson
(Viking Books)

Slavery in the North:
Forgetting History and Recovering Memory

by Marc Howard Ross
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Under Fire:
Reporting From the Front Lines of the Trump White House

by April Ryan
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

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