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:


"Beyond This Narrow Now"
Or, Delimitations, of W. E. B. Du Bois

by Nathan Dimitri Chandler
(Duke University Press)

The Creole Rebellion:
The Most Successful Slave Revolt in American History

by Bruce Chadwick
(University of New Mexico Press)

The House Where My Soul Lives:
The Life of Margaret Walker

by Maryemma Graham
(Oxford University Press)

Lifting Every Voice:
My Journey From Segregated Roanoke to the Corridors of Power

by William B. Robertson
(University of Virginia Press)

Louisiana Creole Peoplehood:
Afro-Indigeneity and Community

edited by Rain Prud’homme-Cranford et al.
(University of Washington Press)

Pauli Murray’s Revolutionary Life
by Simki Kuznick
(Rootstock Publishing)

Teaching as Protest:
Emancipating Classrooms Through Racial Consciousness

by Robert Harvey and Susan Gonzowitz
(Routledge)

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