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:


A Literary Life of Sutton E. Griggs:
The Man on the Firing Line

by John Cullen Gruesser
(Oxford University Press)

Citizenship on Catfish Row:
Race and Nation in American Popular Culture

by Geoffrey Galt Harpham
(University of South Carolina Press)

Claude McKay:
The Making of a Black Bolshevik

by Winston James
(Columbia University Press)

Dismal Freedom:
A History of the Maroons of the Great Dismal Swamp

by J. Brent Morris
(University of North Carolina Press)

It Was Always a Choice:
Picking Up the Baton of Athlete Activism

by David Steele
(Temple University Press)

Truly Blessed and Highly Favored:
A Memoir

by H. Call McCall
(State University of New York Press)

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