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:


Blacks in Niagara Falls:
Leaders and Community Development, 1849-1985

by Michael B. Boston
(State University of New York Press)

Brown Girl in the Ring:
Memoirs of a Brown Girl Living in Scotland

by Olukemi Ogunyemi
(New Generation Publishing)

Building Beloved Communities:
The Life and Work of Rev. Dr. Paul Smith

by Hildi Hendrickson
(University of Georgia Press)

Diverse Futures:
Science Fiction and Authors of Color

by Joy Sanchez-Taylor
(Ohio State University Press)

Mass Incarceration, Black Men, and the Fight for Justice
by Cicely Lewis
(Lerner Publications)

Michael Jackson and the Quandary of a Black Identity
by Sherrow O. Pinder
(State University of New York Press)

Perfect Black
by Crystal Wilkinson
(University of Kentucky Press)

The Black Intellectual Tradition:
African American Thought in the Twentieth Century

edited by Derrick P. Alridge et al.
(University of Illinois Press)

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