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:


After Obama:
African American Politics in a Post-Obama Era

edited by Todd C. Shaw et al.
(New York University Press)

Critical Perspectives on African Genocide:
Memory, Silence, and Anti-Black Political Violence

edited by Alfred Frankowski et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

I am a Man:
Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1970

by William R. Ferris
(University Press of Mississippi)

One Drop:
Shifting the Lens on Race

by Yaba Blay
(Beacon Press)

Policing and Race:
The Debate Over Excessive Use of Force

by Jim Gallagher
(Referencepoint Press)

Race, Identity, and Privilege from the US to the Congo
by Brenda F. Berrian
(Lexington Books)

Racism in American Public Life
by Johnnetta Betsch-Cole
(University of Virginia Press)

The Black Church:
This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

by Henry Louis Gates Jr.
(Penguin Press)

The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa:
Democracy, Voting and Virtue

by Nic Cheeseman et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

Universal Tonality:
The Life and Music of William Parker

by Cisco Bradley
(Duke University Press)

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