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:

The Black Period:
On Personhood, Race, and Origin

by Hafizah Augustus Geter
(Random House)

Call Him Jack:
The Story of Jackie Robinson, Black Freedom Fighter

by Yohuru Williams and Michael G. Long
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Cross the Tracks:
A Memoir

by Boosie Badazz
(Gallery Books)

Fashioning the Afropolis:
Histories, Materialities and Aesthetic Practices

edited by Kerstin Pinther et al.
(Bloomsbury Visual Arts)

Hold It Real Still:
Clint Eastwood, Race, and the Cinema of the American West

by Lawrence P. Jackson
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Oriental, Black, and White:
The Formation of Racial Habits in American Theater

by Josephine Lee
(University of North Carolina Press)

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