Recent Books That May Be 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. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Exhibiting Blackness: African Americans and the American Art Museum
by Bridget R. Cooks
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Funerals in Africa: Explorations of a Social Phenomenon
edited by Michael Jindra and Joel Noret
(Berghahn Books)

John Brown Still Lives!
America’s Long Reckoning With Violence, Equality, and Change
by R. Blakeslee Gilpin
(University of North Carolina Press)

Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture From the Early Republic to the Civil War
by James A. Ramage and Andrea S. Watkins
(University Press of Kentucky)
Phillis Wheatley: Biography of a Genius in Bondage
by Vincent Caretta
(University of Georgia Press)

Races of Mankind: The Sculptures of Malvina Hoffman
by Marianne Kinkel
(University of Illinois Press)

The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity
by Michael J. Monahan
(Fordham University Press)
The Ethiopian Prophecy in Black American Letters
by Roy Kay
(University Press of Florida)

The Materiality of Freedom: Archaeologies of Postemancipation Life
edited by Jodi A. Barnes
(University of South Carolina Press)

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