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:

From the Projects to the Presidencies:
My Journey to Higher Education Leadership

by James E. Lyons Sr.
(University Press of Mississippi)

Futures After Progress:
Hope and Doubt in Late Industrial Baltimore

by Chloe Ahmann
(University of Chicago Press)

The Great Boomsky:
The Many Lives of Magic’s First Black Superstar

by Margaret B. Steele
(Floating Lady Publishing)

In With the In Crowd:
Popular Jazz in 1960s Black America

by Mike Smith
(University Press of Mississippi)

Life’s Too Short:
A Memoir

by Darius Rucker
(Dey Street Books)

The Promise of Youth Anti-Citizenship:
Race and Revolt in Education

by Kevin L. Clay
(University of Minnesota Press)

Race and Media Literacy, Explained (or Why Does the Black Guy Die First?)

by Frederick W. Gooding Jr.
(Teachers College Press)

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