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 Black Athlete Revolt:
The Sport Justice Movement in the Age of #BlackLivesMatter

by Shaun M. Anderson
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Black Mercuries:
African American Athletes, Race, and the Modern Olympic Games

by David K. Wiggins et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Dancing Down the Barricades:
Sammy Davis Jr. and the Long Civil Rights Era

by Matthew Frye Jacobsen
(University of California Press)

Lucky Medicine:
A Memoir of Success Beyond Segregation

by Lester W. Thompson
(Indiana University Press)

Serving Herself:
The Life and Times of Althea Gibson

by Ashley Brown
(Oxford University Press)

Transformations in Africana Studies
edited by Odebayo Oyebade

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