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:


42 Today:
Jackie Robinson and His Legacy

edited by Michael G. Long
(New York University Press)

From Lament to Advocacy:
Black Religious Education and Public Ministry

edited by Anne Streaty Wimberly et al.
(Wesley’s Foundery Books)

Josephine Baker’s Cinematic Prism
by Terri Somone Francis
(Indiana University Press)

Margaret Murray Washington:
The Life and Times of a Career Clubwoman

by Sheena Harris
(University of Tennessee Press)

Point of Reckoning:
The Fight for Racial Justice at Duke University

by Theodore D. Segal
(Duke University Press)

Some Other Blues:
New Perspectives on Amiri Baraka

by Jean-Philippe-Marcoux
(Ohio State University Press)

The Design of Race:
How Visual Culture Shapes America

by Peter Claver Fine
(Bloomsbury Visual Arts)

The Selected Literary Letters of Paul Laurence Dunbar
edited by Cynthia C. Murillo and Jennifer M. Nader
(University of Alabama Press)

This Far and No Further:
Photographs Inspired by the Voting Rights Movement

by William Abranowicz
(University of Texas Press)

William Still:
The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia

by William Kashatus
(University of Notre Dame Press)

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