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:


Barack Obama:
Conservative, Pragmatist, Progressive

by Burton I. Kaufman
(Cornell University Press)

Black is the Journey, Africana the Name
by Maboula Soumahoro
(Polity)

Black Women Directors – Quick Takes:
Movies and Popular Culture

by Christina N. Baker
(Rutgers University Press)

Building Mentorship Networks to Support Black Women:
A Guide to Succeeding in the Academy

edited by Bridget Turner Kelly and Sharon Fries-Britt
(Routledge)

New Criticism and Pedagogical Directions for Contemporary Black Women Writers
edited by LaToya Jefferson-James
(Lexington Books)

The Strange Career of Racial Liberalism
by Joseph Darda
(Stanford University Press)

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