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 to Nature:
Pastoral Return and African American Culture

by Stefanie K. Dunning
(University Press of Mississippi)

For Land and Liberty:
Black Struggles in Rural Brazil

by Merle L. Bowen
(Cambridge University Press)

Hip-Hop Architecture
by Sekou Cooke
(Bloomsbury Visual Arts)

Radical Vision:
A Biography of Lorraine Hansberry

by Soyica Diggs Colbert
(Yale University Press)

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley During the Civil War Era
by Jonathan Npyalas
(University Press of Florida)

The Harlem Plug:
The Richard ‘Fritz’ Simmons Story

by Harlem Holiday
(Harlem Westside Publishing)

West of Slavery:
The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire

by Kevin Waite
(University of North Carolina Press)

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