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:


AphroChic:
Celebrating the Legacy of the Black Family Home

by Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason
(Clarkson Potter)

Black Orpheus:
Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

edited by Kimberli Gant and Ndubuisi Ezeluomba
(Yale University Press)

Deflective Whiteness:
Co-Opting Black and Latinx Identity Politics

by Hannah Noel
(Ohio State University Press)

The Many Resurrections of Henry Box Brown
by Martha Cutter
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

On the Scale of the World:
The Formation of Black Anticolonial Thought

by Musab Younis
(University of California Press)

Rastafari:
The Evolution of a People and Their Identity

by Charles Price
(New York University Press)

Sculpture at the Ends of Slavery
by Caitlin Meehye Beach
(University of California Press)

Song of The Hill:
Life, Love, Legacy

by Ralph Proctor
(Learning Moments Press)

To Reach the Nation’s Ear:
A History of African American Public Speaking

by Richard W. Leeman
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

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