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:

Behold the Land:
The Black Arts Movement in the South

by James Smethurst
(University of North Carolina Press)

Beyond the Boundaries of Childhood:
African American Children in the Antebellum North

by Crystal Lynn Webster
(University of North Carolina Press)

An Oral History of Tupac Shakur

by Sheldon Pearce
(Simon & Schuster)

Dear Senthuran:
A Black Spirit Memoir

by Akwaeke Emezi

Somebody’s Daughter:
A Memoir

by Ashley C. Ford
(Flatiron Books)

Tearing Down the Lost Cause:
The Removal of New Orleans’s Confederate Statues

by James Gill and Howard Hunter
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Ugly Cry:
A Memoir

by Danielle Henderson
(Viking Books)

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