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:


Afro-Atlantic Catholics:
America’s First Black Christians

by Jeroen Dewulf
(University of Notre Dame Press)

Bound by Bondage:
Slavery and the Creation of a Northern Gentry

by Nicole Saffold Maskiell
(Cornell University Press)

Eating While Black:
Food Shaming and Race in America

by Psyche A. Williams-Forson
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Gospel of Freedom:
Black Evangelicals and the Underground Railroad

by Alicestyne Turley
(University Press of Kentucky)

The Promise of Whiteness
by Martha R. Bireda
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Southern Beauty:
Race, Ritual, and Memory in the Modern South

by Elizabeth Bronwyn Boyd
(University of Georgia Press)

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