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 Cinema & Visual Culture
by Artel Great and Ed Guerrero
(Routledge)

A Brighter Choice:
Building a Just School in an Unequal City

by Clara Hemphill
(Teachers College Press)

Funkiest Man Alive:
Rufus Thomas and Memphis Soul

by Matthew Ruddick
(University Press of Mississippi)

Madison’s Militia:
The Hidden History of the Second Amendment

by Carl T. Bogus
(Oxford University Press)

Medicine, Science, and Making Race in Civil War America
by Leslie A. Schwalm
(University of North Carolina Press)

Samuel Ringgold Ward:
A Life of Struggle

by R.J.M. Blackett
(Yale University Press)

Spirit Deep:
Recovering the Sacred in Black Women’s Travel

by Tisha M. Brooks
(University of Virginia Press)

Whiteout:
How Racial Capitalism Changed the Color of Opioids in America

by Helena Hansen et al.
(University of California Press)

William Levi Dawson:
American Music Educator

by Mark Hugh Malone
(University Press of Mississippi)

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