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:


Before Gentrification:
The Creation of DC’s Racial Wealth Gap

by Tanya Maria Golash-Boza
(University of California Press)

The Color of Asylum:
The Racial Politics of Safe Haven in Brazil

by Katherine Jensen
(University of Chicago Press)

Dear Department Chair:
Letters from Black Women Leaders to the Next Generation

edited by Stephanie Y. Evans et al.
(Wayne State University Press)

Life Under the Baobab Tree:
Africana Studies and Religion in a Transitional Age

edited by Kenneth N. Ngwa et al.
(Fordham University Press)

Slavery, Mobility, and Networks in Nineteenth-Century Cuba
edited by Daylet Dominguez and Victor Goldgel Carballo
(Routledge)

Urban Specters:
The Everyday Harms of Racial Capitalism

by Sarah Mayorga
(University of North Carolina Press)

We Pursue Our Magic:
A Spiritual History of Black Feminism

by Marina Magloire
(University of North Carolina Press)

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