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:


Africana Studies:
Theoretical Futures

by Grant Farred
(Temple University Press)

Black Bodies in the River:
Searching for Freedom Summer

by Davis W. Houck
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Critique of Nonviolence:
Martin Luther King, Jr., and Philosophy

by Mark Christian Thompson
(Stanford University Press)

Hip Hop Heresies:
Queer Aesthetics in New York City

by Shante Paradigm Smalls
(New York University Press)

Images on a Mission in Early Modern Kongo and Angola
by Cecile Fromont
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Living the Dream:
The Contested History of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

by Daniel T. Fleming
(University of North Carolina Press)

Memoirs of Race, Color, and Belonging
by Nicole Stamant
(Routledge)

Race, Labor, and Violence in the Delta:
Essays to Mark the Centennial of the Elaine Massacre

edited by Michael Pierce and Calvin White Jr.
(University of Arkansas Press)

Riding Jane Crow:
African American Women on the American Railroad

by Miriam Thaggert
(University of Illinois Press)

The Unfinished Business of Unsettled Things:
Art from an African American South

edited by Bernard L. Herman
(University of North Carolina Press)

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