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:


Ebony:
Covering Black America

by Lavaille Lavette
(Rizzoli)

Father James Page:
An Enslaved Preacher’s Climb to Freedom

by Larry Eugene Rivers
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Floating in a Most Peculiar Way:
A Memoir

by Louis Chude-Sokei
(Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Four Hundred Souls:
A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

edited by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain
(One World)

Jim Crow Networks:
African American Periodical Cultures

by Eurie Dahn
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Josephine Baker’s Cinematic Prism
by Terri Simone Francis
(Indiana University Press)

Made in Ethiopia:
A Memoir

by Mohammed A. Nurhussein
(Red Sea Press)

Middle-Class African American English
by Tracey L. Weldon
(Cambridge University Press)

Sister Style:
The Politics of Appearance for Black Women Political Elites

by Nadia E. Brown and Danielle Casarez Lemi
(Oxford University Press)

The Cause of Freedom:
A Concise History of African Americans

by Jonathan Scott Holloway
(Oxford University Press)

The History of Civil Rights Movements in America
by Maddie Spaulding
(Brightpoint Press)

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