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:

About Centering Possibility in Black Education
by Chezare A. Warren
(Teachers College Press)

America in Denial:
How Race-Fair Policies Reinforce Racial Inequality in America

by Lori Latrice Martin
(State University of New York Press)

Charting the Plantation Landscape from Natchez to New Orleans
by Laura Kilcer VanHuss
(Louisiana State University Press)

Eartha & Kitt:
A Daughter’s Love Story in Black and White

by Kitt Shapiro and Patricia Weiss Levy
(Pegasus Books)

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

Frederick Douglass in Britain and Ireland, 1845-1895
edited by Hannah-Rose Murray and John R. McKivigan
(Edinburgh University Press)

On Juneteenth
by Annette Gordan-Reed

Sailing to Freedom:
Maritime Dimensions of the Underground Railroad

by Timothy D. Walker
(University of Massachusetts Press)

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