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:


Asian Americans in an Anti-Black World
by Claire Jean Kim
(Cambridge University Press)

Black AF History:
The Un-Whitewashed Story of America

by Michael Harriot
(Dey Street Books)

Race and Police:
The Origin of Our Peculiar Institutions

by Ben Brucato
(Rutgers University Press)

The Radical Imagination of Black Women:
Ambition, Politics, and Power

by Pearl K. Ford Dowe
(Oxford University Press)

Statesman of the Piano:
Jazz, Race, and History in the Life of Lou Hooper

edited by Sean Mills et al.
(McGill-Queens University Press)

Trauma and Race:
A Path to Wellbeing

by Micah L. McCreary
(Fortress Press)

Unequal Health:
Anti-Black Racism and the Threat to America’s Health

by Louis A. Penner et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

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