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:


Beyond 1619:
The Atlantic Origins of American Slavery

edited by Paul J. Polgar et al.
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Don’t Stick to Sports:
The American Athlete’s Fight Against Injustice

by Derek Catsam
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
     

Nothing Is Missing:
A Memoir of Living Boldly

by Nicole Walters
(Simon & Schuster)

Outsider:
Stories of Growing Up Black in the Adirondacks

by Alice Paden Green
(Center for Law and Justice)
     

The Vice President’s Black Wife:
The Untold Life of Julia Chinn

by Amrita Chakrabarti Myers
(University of North Carolina Press)

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