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.


Black in Place:
The Spatial Aesthetics of Race in a Post-Chocolate City

by Brandi Thompsom Summers
(University of North Carolina Press)

Democracy’s Capital:
Black Political Power in Washington, D.C., 1960s–1970s

by Lauren Pearlman
(University of North Carolina Press)

JAY-Z:
Made in America

by Michael Eric Dyson
(St. Martin’s Press)

Jimi Hendrix Black Legacy:
A Dream Deferred

by Corey Artrail Washington
(Plain Talk Inc.)

Mixed-Race in the US and UK:
Comparing the Past, Present, and Future

by Jennifer Patrice-Sims and Chinelo L. Njaka
(Emerald Group)

Reversing Sail:
A History of the African Diaspora

by Michael A. Gomez
(Cambridge University Press)

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