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.


Black Man in the Huddle:
Stories from the Integration of Texas Football

by Robert D. Jacobus
(Texas A&M University Press)

Captain Canot;
or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver

by Theodore Canot and transcribed by Brantz Mayer
(Ostara Publications)

Searching for Black Confederates:
The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

by Kevin M. Levin
(University of North Carolina Press)

Staging Black Fugitivity
by Stacie Selman McCormick
(Ohio State University Press)

The Battle of Negro Fort:
The Rise and Fall of a Fugitive Slave Community

by Matthew J. Clavin
(New York University Press)

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