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:


Africans in Harlem:
An Untold New York Story

by Boukary Sawadodo (Empire State Editions)

Black Suffrage:
Lincoln’s Last Goal

by Paul D. Escott
(University of Virginia Press)

Critical Race Studies in Physical Education
by Tara B. Blackshear and Brian Kulp
(Human Kinetics)

More Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Doors:
A Period of Growth in African American Young Adult Literature 2001 to 2021

edited by Steven T. Bickmore and Shanetia P. Clark
(Rowman and Littlefield Publishers)

Paul Laurence Dunbar:
The Life and Times of a Caged Bird

by Gene Andrew Jarrett
(Princeton University Press)

Spirit Service:
Vodún and Vodou in the African Atlantic World

edited by Eric James Montgomery et al.
(Indiana University Press)

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