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)

Alain Locke and the Visual Arts
by Kobena Mercer
(Yale University Press)

America Made Me a Black Man:
A Memoir

by Boyah J. Farah
(Harper)

Black Matters:
Lewis Morrow Plays

edited by Nicole Hodges Persley
(Methuen Drama)

Fugitive Texts:
Slave Narratives in Antebellum Print Culture

by Michael Roy
(University of Wisconsin Press)

Race and Excellence:
My Dialogue with Chester Pierce

by Ezra E.H. Griffith
(American Psychiatric Association Publishing)

Stolen Wealth, Hidden Power:
The Case for Reparations for Mass Incarceration

by Tasseli McKay
(University of California Press)

A Time Before Crack:
Photographs from the 1980s

by Jamel Shabazz
(PowerHouse Books)

Trash Talk:
Anti-Obama Lore and Race in the Twenty-First Century

by Patricia A. Turner
(University of California Press)

A Visible Man:
A Memoir

by Edward Enninful
(Penguin Press)

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