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:


African American Literature in Transition, 1930–1940:
Volume 10

edited by Eve Dunbar and Ayesha K. Hardison
(Cambridge University Press)

Biographical Dictionary of Enslaved Black People in the Maritimes
by Harvey Amani Whitfield
(University of Toronto Press)

Black Hospitality:
A Theoretical Framework for Black Ethical Life

by Mukasa Mubirumusoke
(Palgrave Macmillan)

For the Culture:
Hip-Hop and the Fight for Social Justice

edited by Lakeyta Bonnette-Bailey and Adolphus Belk
(University of Michigan Press)

The Streets Belong to Us:
Sex, Race, and Police Power from Segregation to Gentrification

by Anne Gray Fischer
(University of North Carolina Press)

Who’s Black and Why?
A Hidden Chapter from the Eighteenth-Century Invention of Race

edited by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Andrew S. Curran
(Belknap Press)

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