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:


Black American Portraits:
From the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

edited by Christine Kim and Myrtle Elizabeth Andrews
(DelMonico Books)

The Bloomsbury Handbook to Toni Morrison
edited by Kelly Reames and Linda Wagner-Martin
(Bloomsbury Academic)

A Day I Ain’t Never Seen Before:
Remembering the Civil Rights Movement in Marks, Mississippi

by Joe Bateman and Cheryl Lynn Greenberg
(University of Georgia Press)

Poor Atlanta:
Poverty, Race, and the Limits of Sunbelt Development

by LeeAnn B. Lands
(University of Georgia Press)

Safe Space Rhetoric and Race in the Academy:
A Reckoning

by James Gerard Noel
(Lexington Books)

The Southern Way of Life:
Meanings of Culture and Civilization in the American South

by Charles Reagan Wilson
(University of North Carolina Press)

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