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. Here are the latest selections.

Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.com.


Black Movements:
Performance and Cultural Politics

by Soyica Diggs Colbert
(Rutgers University Press)

From Boss Crump to King Willie:
How Race Changed Memphis Politics

by Otis Sanford
(University of Tennessee Press)

Jane Crow:
The Life of Pauli Murray

by Rosalind Rosenberg
(Oxford University Press)

Porter, Steward, Citizen:
An African American’s Memoir of World War I

by Royal A. Christian
(Oxford University Press)

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Theology
by M. Cooper Harriss
(New York University Press)

Remember Little Rock
by Erin Krutko Devlin
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Slavery and Freedom in the Mid-Hudson Valley
by Michael E. Groth
(State University of New York Press)

This African-American Life:
A Memoir

by Hugh B. Price
(John F. Blair)

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