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:


Adoption Across Race and Nation:
US Histories and Legacies

edited by Silke Hackenesch
(Ohio State University Press)

Anti-Blackness at School:
Creating Affirming Educational Spaces for African American Students

by Joi A. Spencer and Kerri Ullucci
(Teachers College Press)

The Camp Fire Girls:
Gender, Race, and American Girlhood, 1910–1980

by Jennifer Helgren
(University of Nebraska Press)

It’s Our Movement Now:
Black Women’s Politics and the 1977 National Women’s Conference

edited by Laura L. Lovett et al.
(University Press of Florida)

Over-Sexualization of Black Women in America
by Avery Washington
(Happie Publishing)

Portraits of Resistance:
Activating Art During Slavery

by Jennifer Van Horn
(Yale University Press)

Reanimating Shakespeare’s Othello in Post-Racial America
by Vanessa I. Corredera
(Edinburgh University Press)

Recaptioning Congo:
African Stories and Colonial Pictures

by Sandrine Colard et al.
(Lannoo Publishers)

Visitation:
The Conjure Work of Black Feminist Avant-Garde Cinema

by Jennifer DeClue
(Duke University Press)

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