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:

African-Caribbean Women Interrogating Diaspora/Post-Diaspora
edited by Suzanne Scafe and Leith Dunn

The Black Librarian in America:
Reflections, Resistance, and Reawakening

edited by Shauntee Burns-Simpson
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Climbing the Ladder, Chasing the Dream:
The History of Homer G. Phillips Hospital

by Candace O’Connor
(University of Missouri Press)

Communication Theory:
Racially Diverse and Inclusive Perspectives

by Jasmine T. Austin et el.
(Cognella Press)

Just Health:
Treating Structural Racism to Heal America

by Dayna Bowen Matthew
(New York University Press)

"No Equal Justice":
The Legacy of Civil Rights Icon George W. Crockett Jr.

by Edward J. Littlejohn and Peter J. Hammer
(Wayne State University Press)

Toni Morrison and the Writing of Place
by Alice Sundman

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