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:


Fictional Blues:
Narrative Self-Invention from Bessie Smith to Jack White

by Kimberly Mack
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Hubert Harrison:
The Struggle for Equality, 1918–1927

by Jeffrey B. Perry
(Columbia University Press)

Sun Ra’s Chicago:
Afrofuturism and the City

by William Sites
(University of Chicago Press)

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