Black Books For Study & Struggle

These are tumultuous times that call for even more Black Praxis (Study-Struggle-Study). We hope this extensive bibliogrpahy of recently published books on Black Life, History, Struggle, Education, Culture will help in your daily struggles to learn, teach, organize and mobilize for Black Liberation. Much Thanx to The Journal of Blacks In Higher Education and The Chronicle of Higher education for providing the resources for this listing.
 
As Frederick Douglass said: "We Struggle to Learn to Learn to Struggle."
 

Distinct Identities:
Minority Women in U.S. Politics

edited by Nadia E. Brown and Sarah Allen Gershon
(Routledge)

Gospel Music:
The Sound of Hope

by Eddie W. Jones
(Redemption Press)

Power Interrupted:
Antiracist and Feminist Activism Inside the United Nations

by Sylvanna M. Falcon
(University of Washington Press)

Progressive Racism
by David Horowitz
(Encounter Books)

Unfreedom:
Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston

by Jared Ross Hardesty
(New York University Press)

A Chance for Change:
Head Start and Mississippi’s Black Freedom Struggle

by Crystal R. Sanders
(University of North Carolina Press)

African American Writing:
A Literary Approach

by Werner Sollors
(Temple University Press)

Are All the Women Still White?
Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms

by Janell Hobson
(State University of New York Press)

Crook County:
Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court

by Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve
(Stanford Law Books)

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas
edited by Jay Watson and James G. Thomas
(University Press of Mississippi)

Hanging Bridge:
Racial Violence and America’s Civil Rights Century

by Jason Morgan Ward
(Oxford University Press)

No Mercy Here:
Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity

by Sarah Haley
(University of North Carolina Press)

Race and the Death Penalty:
The Legacy of
McCleskey v. Kemp
edited by David P. Keyes and R.J. Maratea
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Skin Bleaching in Black Atlantic Zones:
Shade Shifters

by Shirley Anne Tate
(Palgrave Pivot)

Travel & See:
Black Diaspora Art Practices Since the 1980s

by Kobena Mercer
(Duke University Press)

Trends in African Studies
edited by Jacob U. Gordon and Stephen Owoahene-Acheampong
(Nova Science Publishers)
Black Well-Being:
Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

by Andrea Stone
(University Press of Florida)

Race and Contention in Twenty-First Century U.S. Media
edited by Jason A. Smith and Bhoomi K. Thakore
(Routledge)

Sojourner Truth:
Prophet of Social Justice

by Isabelle Kinnard Richman (Routledge)

The ‘R’ Word
by Kurt Barling
(Biteback Publishing)

Blood Sugar:
Racial Pharmacology and Food Justice in Black America

by Anthony Ryan Hatch
(University of Minnesota Press)

Charleston Syllabus:
Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence

edited by Chad Williams et al.
(University of Georgia Press)


Critical Ethnic Studies:
A Reader

edited by Nada Elia et al.
(Duke University Press)

 


From Slave to Statesman:
The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia

by Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding
(Louisiana State University Press)

Jackie Robinson:
An Integrated Life

by J. Christopher Schutz (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Kenneth Kaunda, the United States and Southern Africa
by Andy DeRoche
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Murray Talks Music:
Albert Murray on Jazz and Blues

edited by Paul Devlin
(University of Minnesota Press)

Nation as Grand Narrative:
The Nigerian Press and the Politics of Meaning

by Wale Adebanwi
(University of Rochester Press)

Race, Class, and Gentrification in Brooklyn:
A View from the Street

by Jerome Krase and Judith N. DeSena
(Lexington Books)

Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism
by GerShun Avilez
(University of Illinois Press)

Spirituality Research Studies in Higher Education
edited by Terence Hicks
(University Press of America)

Vodou in the Haitian Experience:
A Black Atlantic Perspective
edited by Celucien L. Joseph and Nixon S. Cleophat
(Lexington Books)
 

Black Bodies, Black Rights:
The Politics of Quilombolismo in Contemporary Brazil

by Elizabeth Farfan-Santos
(University of Texas Press)

Black Gods of the Asphalt:
Religion, Hip-Hop, and Street Basketball

by Onaje X.O. Woodbine
(Columbia University Press)

Black is Beautiful:
A Philosophy of Black Aesthetics

by Paul C. Taylor
(Wiley-Blackwell)

The African Diaspora Population in Britain:
Migrant Identities and Experiences

by Peter J. Aspinall and Martha Judith Chinouya
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Ethnicity
edited by Anthony Shay and Barbara Sellers-Young
(Oxford University Press)

Black Natural Law
by Vincent W. Lloyd
(Oxford University Press)

Brother Bill:
President Clinton and the Politics of Race and Class

by Daryl A. Carter
(University of Arkansas Press)


Critical Research on Sexism and Racism in Stem Fields
edited by Ursula Thomas and Jill Drake
(Information Science Reference)

 


Nicodemus:
Post-Reconstruction Politics and Racial Justice in Western Kansas

by Charlotte Hinger
(University of Oklahoma Press)

Robert Parris Moses:
A Life in Civil Rights and Leadership at the Grassroots

by Laura Visser-Maessen
(University of North Carolina Press)

White Rage:
The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

by Carol Anderson
(Bloomsbury USA)

Blacktino Queer Performance
edited by E. Patrick Johnson and Ramon H. Rivera-Servera
(Duke University Press)

Hope Draped in Black:
Race, Melancholy, and the Agony of Progress

by Joseph R. Winters
(Duke University Press)

Race and the Black Male Subculture:
The Lives of Toby Waller

by William T. Hoston
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Black Newspaper and the Chosen Nation
by Benjamin P. Fagan
(University of Georgia Press)

The Rise and Demise of Slavery and the Slave Trade in the Atlantic World
edited by Philip Misevich and Kristin Mann
(University of Rochester Press)

This Woman’s Work:
The Writing and Activism of Bebe Moore Campbell

by Osizwe Raena Jamila Harwell
(University Press of Mississippi)

Pan-Africanism in Modern Times:
Challenges, Concerns, and Constraints

edited by Olayiwola Abegunrin and Sabella Ogbobode
(Lexington Books)
 

The New Territory:
Ralph Ellison and the Twenty-First Century

edited by Marc C. Conner and Lucas E. Morel
(University Press of Mississippi)

Conversations with Sterling Plumpp
edited by John Zheng
(University Press of Mississippi)

Richard Wright:
Writing America at Home and From Abroad

edited by Virginia Whatley Smith
(University Press of Mississippi)

Strategies for Deconstructing Racism in the Health and Human Services
edited by Alma Carten et al.
(Oxford University Press)

Bike Lanes Are White Lanes:
Bicycle Advocacy and Urban Planning

by Melody L. Hoffman
(University of Nebraska Press)


The New African Diaspora in the United States
edited by Toyin Falola and Adebayo Oyebade
(Routledge)

 


Visualising Slavery:
Art Across the African Diaspora

edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier and Hannah Durkin
(Liverpool University Press)

Beyond the Rope:
The Impact of Lynching on Black Culture and Memory

by Karlos K. Hill
(Cambridge University Press)

Known for My Work:
African American Ethics from Slavery to Freedom

by Lynda J. Morgan
(University Press of Florida)

The End of White Christian America
by Robert P. Jones
(Simon & Schuster)

The Risen Phoenix:
Black Politics in the Post-Civil War South

by Luis-Alejandro Dinnella-Borrego
(University of Virginia Press)

Big Jim Eastland:
The Godfather of Mississippi

by J. Lee Annis
(University Press of Mississippi)


Flight to Ohio:
From Slavery to Passing to Freedom

by Mary Anderson Parks
(Tayen Lane Publishing)

 


Modern Religion, Modern Race
by Theodore Vial
(Oxford University Press)

Politicized Microfinance:
Money, Power, and Violence in the Black Americas

by Caroline Shenaz Hossein
(University of Toronto Press)

The Psychic Hold of Slavery:
Legacies in American Expressive Culture

edited by Soyica Diggs Colbert et al.
(Rutgers University Press)

Understanding Edward P. Jones
by James W. Coleman
(University of South Carolina Press)
 

Black Queer Ethics, Family, and Philosophical Imagination
by Thelathia Nikki Young
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Gifted Children of Color Around the World:
Diverse Needs, Exemplary Practices and Directions for the Future

edited by Joy Lawson Davis and James L. Moore III
(Emerald Group Publishing)

Show Thyself a Man:
Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905

by Gregory Mixon
(University Press of Florida)

The Race Whisperer:
Barack Obama and the Political Uses of Race

by Melanye T. Price
(New York University Press)

A Pursued Justice:
Black Preaching From the Great Migration to Civil Rights

by Kenyetta R. Gilbert
(Baylor University Press)

African American Anti-Colonial Thought, 1917-1937
by Cathy Bergin
(Edinburgh University Press)

Blue Rhythm Fantasy:
Big Band Jazz Arranging in the Swing Era

by John Wriggle
(University of Illinois Press)

Making Roots:
A Nation Captivated

by Matthew F. Delmont
(University of California Press)

Midnight Basketball:
Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

by Douglas Hartmann
(University of Chicago Press)

Opposing the Slavers:
The Royal Navy’s Campaign of Suppression

by Peter Grindal and Andrew Lambert
(I.B. Taurus)

Toni Morrison, Novelist
by Saligrama K. Aithal
(CreateSpace)

When We Imagine Grace:
Black Men and Subject Making

by Simone C. Drake
(University of Chicago Press)
 

Inequality in School Discipline:
Research and Practice to Reduce Disparities

edited by Russell J. Skiba et al.
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Our Compelling Interests:
The Value of Diversity for Democracy and a Prosperous Society

edited by Earl Lewis and Nancy Cantor
(Princeton University Press)

The Harlem Renaissance and the Idea of a New Negro Reader
by Shawn Anthony Christian
(University of Massachusetts Press)

The Voting Rights War:
The NAACP and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

by Gloria J. Browne-Marshall
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
 

African Coalitions and Global Economic Governance
by Michael Byron Nelson
(Cambridge University Press)

Brown v. Board of Education:
A Fight for Simple Justice

by Susan Goldman Rubin
(Holiday House)

Dark Work:
The Business of Slavery in Rhode Island

by Christy Clark-Pujara
(New York University Press)

Margaret Garner:
The Premiere Performances of Toni Morrison’s Libretto

by La Vinia Delois Jennings
(University of Virginia Press)

Obama on Our Minds:
The Impact of Obama on the Psyche of America

edited by Lori A. Barker
(Oxford University Press)

Spirit in the Dark:
A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

by Josef Sorett
(Oxford University Press)
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