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 Life Unimagined:
The Rewards of Mission-Driven Service in the Peace Corps and Beyond

by Aaron S. Williams
(University of Wisconsin International Division)

Da Mayor of Fifth Ward:
Stories from the Big Thicket and Houston

by Robert “Bob” E. Lee
(Texas A&M University Press)

Invisible No More:
The African American Experience at the University of South Carolina

edited by Robert Greene II and Tyler D. Parry
(University of South Carolina Press)

Racial Resentment in the Political Mind
by Darren W. Davis and David C. Wison
(University of Chicago Press)

The Complexities of Race:
Identity, Power, and Justice in an Evolving America

by Charmaine L. Wijeyesinghe
(New York University Press)

The Earliest African American Literatures:
A Critical Reader

edited by Zachary McLeod Hutchins and Cassander L Smith
(University of North Carolina Press)

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