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:


The American Civil War:
A Racial Reckoning

by Philip D. Dillard
(Routledge)

Buy Black:
How Black Women Transformed US Pop Culture

by Arla S. Halliday
(University of Illinois Press)

Coming of Age in the Afro-Latin American Novel:
Blackness, Religion, Immigration

by Bonnie S. Wasserman
(University of Rochester Press)

Finding Me:
A Memoir

by Viola Davis
(HarperOne)

The Racial Railroad
by Julia H. Lee
(New York University Press)

A Site of Struggle:
American Art Against Anti-Black Violence

edited by Janet Dees
(Princeton University Press)

Textures:
The History and Art of Black Hair

edited by Tameka Ellington and Joseph L. Underwood
(Hirmer Publishers)

Toxic Debt:
An Environmental Justice History of Detroit

by Josiah Rector
(University of North Carolina Press)

Why the Police Should be Trained by Black People
by Natasha C. Pratt-Harris
(Routledge)

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