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 Elders:
The Meaning of Age in American Slavery and Freedom

by Frederick Knight
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Black Lives Under Nazism:
Making History Visible in Literature and Art

by Sarah Phillips Casteel
(Columbia University Press)

Ghosts of Segregation:
American Racism, Hidden in Plain Sight

by Richard Frishman and B. Brian Foster
(Celadon Books)

Plantation Pedagogy:
The Violence of Schooling Across Black and Indigenous Space

by Bayley J. Marquez
(University of California Press)

The Politics of Kinship:
Race, Family, Governance

by Mark Rifkin
(Duke University Press)

Radical Reparations:
Healing the Soul of a Nation

by Marcus Anthony Hunter

The Spirit of Freedom:
Powerful Women of the Civil Rights Movement

by Martin Gitlin
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Union Divided:
Black Musicians’ Fight for Labor Equality

by Leta E. Miller
(University of Illinois Press)

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