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 Biscuit for Your Shoe:
A Memoir of County Line, a Texas Freedom Colony

by Beatrice Upshaw
(University of North Texas Press)

African American Lawmen, 1867- 1877
by Lievin Kambamba Mboma
(Mboma Press)

Black or Right:
Anti/Racist Campus Rhetorics

by Louis M. Maraj
(Utah State University Press)

Carving Out a Humanity:
Race, Rights, and Redemption

edited by Janet Dewart Bell and Vincent M. Southland
(The New Press)

Christian Citizens:
Reading the Bible in Black and White in the Postemancipation South

by Elizabeth L. Jemison
(University of North Carolina Press)

Damaged:
Musicality and Race in Early American Punk

by Evan Rapport
(University Press of Mississippi)

Laughing to Keep from Dying:
African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan
(University of Illinois Press)

Rediasporization:
African-Guyanese Kweh-Kweh

by Gillian Richards-Greaves
(University Press of Mississippi)

Stories of Struggle:
The Clash over Civil Rights in South Carolina

by Claudia Smith Brinson
(University of South Carolina Press)

White Lawyer, Black Power:
A Memoir of Civil Rights Activism in the Deep South

by Donald A. Jelinek
(University of South Carolina Press)

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