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, Brilliant and Dyslexic
edited by Marcia Brissett-Bailey
(Jessica Kingsley Publishers)

Black Popular Culture and Social Justice
edited by Lakeyta M. Bonnette-Bailey and Jonathan I. Gayles
(Routledge)

Driven to the Field:
Sharecropping and Southern Literature

by David A. Davis
(University of Virginia Press)

Musical Landscapes in Color:
Conversations with Black American Composers

by William C. Banfield
(University of Illinois Press)

Old Southwest to Old South:
Mississippi, 1798-1840

by Mike Bunn and Clay Williams
(University Press of Mississippi)

Slavery and Freedom in the Bluegrass State:
Revisiting My Old Kentucky Home

by Gerald L. Smith
(University Press of Kentucky)

Sojourners, Sultans, and Slaves:
America and the Indian Ocean in the Age of Abolition and Empire

by Gunja SenGupta and Awam Amkpa
(University of California Press)

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