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:


An African American Philosophy of Medicine
by Frederick V. Newsome
(Dorrance Publishing)

Beatrice’s Ledger:
Coming of Age in the Jim Crow South

by Ruth R. Martin and Vivian B. Martin
(University of South Carolina Press)

Cistem Failure:
Essays on Blackness and Cisgender

by Marquis Bey
(Duke University Press)

Color:
Essays on Race, Family, and History
by Kenneth A. McClane
(University of Notre Dame Press)

Our Kind of Historian:
The Work and Activism of Lerone Bennett Jr.

by E. James West
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Racial Injustice
by Mary Boone
(Brightpoint Press)

Respectable:
Politics and Paradox in Making the Morehouse Man

by Saida Grundy
(University of California Press)

Sound Experiments:
The Music of the AACM

by Paul Steinbeck
(University of Chicago Press)

Urban Voices, Racial Justice, and Community Leadership:
African American CEOs of Urban Community Colleges Speak Out

edited by Curtis L. Ivery and Christine Johnson McPhail
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

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