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.


Anti-Blackness and Public Schools in the Border South:
Policy, Politics, and Protest in St. Louis, 1865-1972

by Claude Weathersby and Matthew D. Davis
(Information Age Publishing)

Black Political Thought:
From David Walker to the Present

edited by Sherrow O. Pinder
(Cambridge University Press)

Bodies That Work:
African American Women’s Corporeal Activism in Progressive America

by Tami Miyatsu
(Peter Lang International Academic Publishers)

On the Shoulders of Giants:
Celebrating African American Authors of Young Adult Literature

edited by Steven T. Bickmore and Shanetia R. Clark
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Queen Mothers:
Articulating the Spirit of Black Women Teacher-Leaders

by Rhonda Jeffries
(Information Age Publishing)

Shape Shifters:
Journeys Across Terrains of Race and Identity

edited by Lilly Anne Y. Welty Tamai et al.
(University of Nebraska Press)

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