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:


An Afro-Indigenous History of the United States
by Kyle T. Mays
(Beacon Press)

Depictions of Home in African American Literature
by Trudier Harris
(Lexington Books)

Freedom Seekers:
Fugitive Slaves in North America, 1800–1860

by Damian Alan Pargas
(Cambridge University Press)

Memoirs of the Life, Religious Experience, Ministerial Travels, and Labours of Mrs. Elaw
edited by Kimberly D. Blockett
(West Virginia University Press)

The Poetics of Difference:
Queer Feminist Forms in the African Diaspora

by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
(University of Illinois Press)

The Recovered Life of Isaac Anderson
by Alicia K. Jackson
(University Press of Mississippi)

The 1619 Project:
A New Origin Story

by Nikole Hannah-Jones (One World)

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