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:


Baring Unbearable Sensualities:
Hip Hop Dance, Bodies, Race, and Power

by Rosemarie A. Roberts
(Wesleyan University Press)

Beyond Slavery’s Shadow:
Free People of Color in the South

by Warren Eugene Milteer
(University of North Carolina Press)

Getting Something to Eat in Jackson:
Race, Class, and Food in the American South

by Joseph C. Ewoodzie, Jr.
(Princeton University Press)

Say Their Names:
How Black Lives Came to Matter in America

by Curtis Bunn et al.
(Grand Central Publishing)

The Dreamer and the Dream:
Afrofuturism and Black Religious Thought

by Roger A. Sneed
(Ohio State University Press)

Under Different Moons:
African Art in Conversation

by Anthony Alan Shelton
(Figure 1 Publishing)

Wole Soyinka:
Literature, Activism, and African Transformation

by Bola Dauda and Toyly Falola
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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