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:


Colonial Kinship:
Guaraní, Spaniards, and Africans in Paraguay

by Shawn Michael Austin
(University of New Mexico Press)

Francisco de Paula Brito:
A Black Publisher in Imperial Brazil

by Rodrigo Camargo de Godoi
(Vanderbilt University Press)

I Came As a Shadow:
An Autobiography

by John Thompson
(Henry Holt)

I Don’t Like the Blues:
Race, Place, and the Backbeat of Black Life

by B. Brian Foster
(University of North Carolina Press)

Protecting Whiteness:
Whitelash and the Rejection of Racial Equality

edited by Cameron D. Lippard et al.
(University of Washington Press)

Race to the Bottom:
How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics

by LaFleur Stephens-Dougan
(University of Chicago Press)

Strong Black Girls:
Reclaiming Schools in Their Own Image

edited by Danielle Apungo et al.
(Teachers College Press)

Struggle for Justice:
Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography

by Don Carleton
(University of Texas Press)

Textures:
The History and Art of Black Hair

edited by Tameka Ellington and Joseph L. Underwood
(Hirmer Publishers)

Unceasing Militant:
The Life of Mary Church Terrell

by Alison M. Parker
(University of North Carolina Press)

W.E.B. Du Bois:
The Lost and the Found

by Elvira Basevich
(Polity)

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