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.


A History of African American Poetry
by Lauri Ramey
(Cambridge University Press)

Black Food Geographies:
Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C.

by Ashante M. Reese
(University of North Carolina Press)

Kwame Brathwaite:
Black Is Beautiful

by Tanisha C. Ford and Deborah Willis
(Aperture)

Remembering Emmett Till
by Dave Tell
(University of Chicago Press)

The Black Avenger in Atlantic Culture
by Gregory Pierrotn
(University of Georgia Press)

The Cambridge Companion to Richard Wright
edited by Glenda R. Carpio
(Cambridge University Press)

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