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:


A Quantum Life:
My Unlikely Journey From the Street to the Stars

by Hakeem Oluseyi and Joshua Horwitz
(Ballantine Books)

Between Freedom and Equality:
The History of an African American Family in Washington, DC

by Barbara Boyle Torrey and Clara Myrick Green
(Georgetown University Press)

Black Women, Citizenship, and the Making of Modern Cuba
by Takkare K. Brunson
(University of Florida Press)

Letters to My White Male Friends
by Dax-Devlon Ross
(St. Martin’s Press)

Miseducated:
A Memoir

by Brandon P. Fleming
(Hachette Books)

Seeing Serena
by Gerald Marzorati
(Scribner)

The Afrominimalist’s Guide to Living With Less
by Christine Platt
(Tiller Press)

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