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:


African American Political Thought:
A Collected History

edited by Melvin L. Rogers and Jack Turner
(University of Chicago Press)

Chronicling Stankonia:
The Rise of the Hip-Hop South

by Regina Bradley
(University of North Carolina Press)

Crossing Bar Lines:
The Politics and Practices of Black Musical Space

by James Gordon Williams
(University Press of Mississippi)

Death Rights:
Romantic Suicide, Race, and the Bounds of Liberalism

by Deanna P. Koretsky
(State University of New York Press)

Editing the Harlem Renaissance
edited by Joshua M. Murray and Ross K. Tangedal
(Clemson University Press)

From Lament to Advocacy:
Black Religious Education and Public Ministry

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

Plantation Politics and Campus Rebellions:
Power, Diversity, and the Emancipatory Struggle in Higher Education

edited by Bianca C. Williams et al.
(State University of New York Press)

Reconstruction Politics in a Deep South State:
Alabama, 1865–1874

by William Warren Rogers Jr.
(University of Alabama Press)

The Ballad of Robert Charles:
Searching for the New Orleans Riot of 1900

by K. Stephen Prince
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Jean-Michel Basquiat Reader:
Writings, Interviews, and Critical Responses

edited by Jordana Moore Saggese
(University of California Press)

The Pan-African Pantheon:
Prophets, Poets, and Philosophers

edited by Adekeye Adebajo
(Manchester University Press)

Tropical Aesthetics of Black Modernism
by Samantha A. Noel
(Duke University Press)

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