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.


African Americans of San Jose and Santa Clara County
by Jan Batiste Adkins
(Arcadia Publishing)

Challenging Misrepresentations of Black Womanhood:
Media, Literature and Theory

edited by Marquita M. Gammage and Antwanisha Alameen-Shavers
(Anthem Press)

Chamber Music:
Wu-Tang and America

by Will Ashon
(Faber & Faber Social)

Let’s Play Two:
The Life and Times of Ernie Banks

by Doug Wilson
(Rowman and Littlefield Publishers)

They Were Her Property:
White Women as Slave Owners in the American South

by Stephanie E. Jones-Rodgers
(Yale University Press)

Leave a Reply



Due to incidents of abuse and harassment that have occurred in the past, JBHE will not publish telephone numbers or email addresses of individuals in this space. If you want to contact someone in a particular article, we suggest you contact them directly not in an open forum.