Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Beyond Freedom’s Reach:
A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery

by Adam Rothman
(Harvard University Press)

Byline, Richard Wright:
Articles from the Daily Worker and New Masses

edited by Earle V. Bryant
(University of Missouri Press)

S O S:
Poems 1961-2013

by Amiri Baraka
(Grove Press)

The Poitier Effect:
Racial Melodrama and Fantasies of Reconciliation

by Sharon Willis
(University of Minnesota Press)

Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi
by Tiyi M. Morris
(University of Georgia Press)

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