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:


A Sound History:
Lawrence Gellert, Black Musical Protest, and White Denial

by Steven P. Garabedian
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Black Diamond Queens:
African American Women and Rock and Roll

by Maureen Mahon
(Duke University Press)

Calculating Race:
Racial Discrimination in Risk Assessment

by Benjamin Wiggins
(Oxford University Press)

Dialectical Perspectives on Media, Health, and Culture in Modern Africa
edited by Alfred O. Akwala et al.
(IGI Global)

Going There:
Black Visual Satire

by Richard J. Powell
(Yale University Press)

Gullah Tears:
The Enslaved Souls of Charleston

by Josie Olsvig
(Koehler Books)

Hear My Train a Comin’:
The Songs of Jimi Hendrix

by Kevin Le Gendre
(Equinox Publishing)

Pittsburgh and the Urban League Movement:
A Century of Social Service and Activism

by Joe William Trotter Jr.
(University Press of Kentucky)

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