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.


Behind the Laughter:
A Comedian’s Tale of Tragedy and Hope

by Anthony Griffith and Brigitte Travis-Griffith (Thomas Nelson)

Breaking the Chains, Forging the Nation:
The Afro-Cuban Fight for Freedom and Equality, 1812-1912

edited by Aisha Finch and Fannie Rushing
(Louisiana State University Press)

Notes from a Young Black Chef:
A Memoir

by Kwame Onwuachi
(Alfred A. Knopf)

One America?
Presidential Appeals to Racial Resentment from LBJ to Trump

by Nathan Angelo
(State University of New York Press)

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