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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections:


Black Fatigue:
How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit

by Mary-Frances Winters
(Berrett-Koehler Publishers)

Fat Girls in Black Bodies:
Creating Communities of Our Own

by Joy Arlene Renee Cox
(North Atlantic Books)

I Am New Orleans:
36 Poets Revisit Marcus Christian’s Definitive Poem

edited by Kalamu ya Salaam
(University of New Orleans Press)

The Fort:
Growing Up in Grosse Pointe During the Civil Rights Movement

by Douglas J. Vrieland
(Trimble Hollow Press)

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