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:


Afro-Nostalgia:
Feeling Good in Contemporary Black Culture

by Badia Ahad-Legardy
(University of Illinois Press)

Bird Uncaged:
An Abolitionist’s Freedom Song

by Marlon Peterson
(Bold Type Books)

Boxed Out of the NBA:
Remembering the Eastern Professional Basketball League

by Syl Sobel and Jay Rosenstein
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Fugitive Pedagogy:
Carter G. Woodson and the Art of Black Teaching

by Jarvis R. Givens
(Harvard University Press)

Half in Shadow:
The Life and Legacy of Nellie Y. McKay

by Shanna Greene Benjamin
(University of North Carolina Press)

Museums and Atlantic Slavery
by Ana Lucia Araujo
(Routledge)

No Common Ground:
Confederate Monuments and the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice

by Karen L. Cox
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Mark of Slavery:
Disability, Race, and Gender in Antebellum America

by Jenifer L. Barclay
(University of Illinois Press)

The Pursuit of Excellence:
Kentucky State University, 1886-2020

by John A. Hardin
(Information Age Publishing)

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