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.


Adventure Capital:
Migration and the Making of an African Hub in Paris

by Julie Kleinman
(University of California Press)

African American Literature:
An Encyclopedia for Students

edited by Hans A. Ostrom and John David Macey Jr.
(Greenwood)

Beyond Hashtags:
Racial Politics and Black Digital Networks

by Sarah Florini
(New York University Press)

Harriet Tubman:
A Life in American History

by Kerry Walters
(ABC-CLIO)

Skimmed:
Breastfeeding, Race, and Injustice

by Andrea Freeman
(Stanford University Press)

The Routledge Companion to African American Art History
edited by Eddie Chambers
(Routledge)

The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison
edited by John F. Callahan and Marc C. Conner
(Random House)

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