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.


Educating Harlem:
A Century of Schooling and Resistance in a Black Community

edited by Ansley T. Erickson and Ernest Morrell
(Columbia University Press)

Honeypot:
Black Southern Women Who Love Women

by E. Patrick Johnson
(Duke University Press)

Private Racism
by Sonu Bedi
(Cambridge Univerity Press)

Rap on Trial:
Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America

by Erik Nielson and Andrea Dennis
(The New Press)

Red, Black, White:
The Alabama Communist Party, 1930-1950

by Mary Stanton
(University of Georgia Press)

The Black Republic:
African Americans and the Fate of Haiti

by Brandon R. Byrd
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

The Collected Poems of Lorenzo Thomas
edited by Aldon Lynn Nielson and Laura Vrana
(Wesleyan University Press)

The Creative Underclass:
Youth, Race, and the Gentrifying City

by Tyler Denmead
(Duke University Press)

The Public Health Nurses of Jim Crow Florida
by Christine Ardalan
(University Press of Florida)

Unapologetically Favored:
A Woman. A Leader. A Testimony

by Courtney Kittrell
(Gatekeeper Press)

White Privilege
by Shannon Sullivan
(Polity)

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