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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections:


African American Language:
Language Development From Infancy to Adulthood

by Mary Kohl et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

Black Futures
edited by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham
(One World)

Daily Life of African Americans in Primary Documents
edited by Herbert C. Covey and Dwight Eisnach
(Greenwood Publishing)

Designing a New Tradition:
Lois Mailou Jones and the Aesthetics of Blackness

by Rebecca VanDiver
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Poor People’s Campaign of 1968
by Robert Hamilton
(University of Georgia Press)

Long Time Coming:
Reckoning with Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson
(St. Martin’s Press)

Negotiating Race and Rights in the Museum
by Katy Bunning
(Routledge)

Passing the Baton:
Black Women Track Stars and American Identity

by Cat M. Ariail
(University of Illinois Press)

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