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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


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


From the Hood to the Holler:
A Story of Separate Worlds, Shared Dreams, and the Fight for America’s Future
by Charles Booker
(Crown Publishers)


A House for the Struggle:
The Black Press and the Built Environment in Chicago
by E. James West
(University of Illinois Press)


Piccolo Is Black:
A Memoir of Race, Religion, and Pop Culture
by Jordan Calhoun
(Lit Riot Press)


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)


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


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