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 Afro-Latino Memoir:
Race, Ethnicity, and Literary Interculturalism

by Trent Masiki
(University of North Carolina Press)

Food Power Politics:
The Food Story of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement

by Bobby J. Smith II
(University of North Carolina Press)

I Cannot Write My Life:
Islam, Arabic, and Slavery in Omar ibn Said’s America

by Mbaye Lo and Carl W. Ernst
(University of North Carolina Press)

Jesmyn Ward:
New Critical Essays

edited by Sheri-Marie Harrison et al.
(Edinburgh University Press)

Kara Walker:
White Shadows in Blackface

by Robert Hobbs
(Karma Books)

Lifting the Chains:
The Black Freedom Struggle Since Reconstruction

by William H. Chafe
(Oxford University Press)

Like Men of War:
Black Troops in the Civil War, 1862-1865

by Noah Andre Trudeau
(University Press of Kansas)

More Than a Dream:
The Radical March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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

Racial Imagination and the American Dream
by Charles P. Henry
(Routledge)

Speechifying:
The Words and Legacy of Johnnetta Betsch Cole

edited by Celeste Watkins-Hayes and Erica Lorraine Williams
(Duke University Press)

Standing:
One Man’s Odyssey During the Turbulent ‘60s

by M. Ernest McMillan
(La Reunion Publishing)

Urban Specters:
The Everyday Harms of Racial Capitalism

by Sarah Mayorga
(University of North Carolina Press)

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