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:


A Black Gaze:
Artists Changing How We See

by Tina M. Campt
(MIT Press)

Birthing Black Mothers
by Jennifer C. Nash
(Duke University Press)

Black Designers in American Fashion
by Elizabeth Way
(Bloomsbury Visual Arts)

Marginalized:
Southern Women Playwrights Confront Race, Region, and Gender

by Casey Kayser
(University Press of Mississippi)

Speaking Out of Turn:
Lorraine O’Grady and the Art of Language

by Stephanie Sparling Williams
(University of California Press)

Where Beauty Survived:
An Africadian Memoir

by George Elliott Clarke
(Knopf Canada)

Whiskey, Women, and War:
How the Great War Shaped Jim Crow New Orleans

by Bran Altobello
(University Press of Mississippi)

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