Forthcoming Titles in African American Studies, 2020

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through January 2021.

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Degrees of Difference: Reflections of Women of Color on Graduate School, ed. by Kimberly McKee and Denise A. Delgado. Illinois, May 2020. ISBN 9780252043185 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085055 $19.95; ebook ISBN 9780252052064 price not yet set

Film & Theatre

Are You Entertained?: Black Popular Culture in the Twenty-First Century, ed. by Simone C. Drake and Dwan K. Henderson. Duke, Feb. 2020e. ISBN 9781478005179 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478006787 $27.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478009009 $27.95e

Exporting Jim Crow: Blackface Minstrelsy in South Africa and Beyond, by Chinua Thelwell. Massachusetts, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9781625345165 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781625345172 $28.95e

Tarell Alvin McCraney: Theater, Performance, and Collaboration, by Isiah Wooden, David Roman, and Sharrell Luckett. Northwestern: Triquarterly, Jun. 2020. ISBN 9780810141957 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810141940 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780810141964 price not yet set

The Wolf at the End of the Block: A Play, by Ike Holter. Northwestern, Mar. 2020. pbk ISBN 9780810141605 $15.00; ebook ISBN 9780810141612 price not yet set


AIDS and the Distribution of Crises, ed. by Jih-Fei Cheng, Alexandra Juhasz, and Nishant Shahani. Duke, Apr. 2020e. ISBN 9781478007777 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478008255 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478009269 $28.95e


African American Culture: An Encyclopedia of People, Traditions, and Customs, ed. by Omari L. Dyson, Judson L. Jeffries, and Kevin L. Brooks, 3v. Greenwood, May 2020e. ISBN 1440862435 $319.00; ebook ISBN 1440862443 $319.00

AFRICOBRA: Experimental Art toward a School of Thought, by Wadsworth A. Jarrell. Duke, May 2020e. ISBN 9781478000426 $109.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478000563 $29.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478002246 $29.95e

An Archaeological History of Montserrat, West Indies, ed. by John F. Cherry and Krysta Ryzewski. Oxbow Books, Mar. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781789253900 $55.00

An Archive of Taste: Race and Eating in the Early United States, by Lauren F. Klein. Minnesota, May 2020. ISBN 9781517905088 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781517905095 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781452963952 price not yet set

Becoming Free, Becoming Black, by Alejandro de la Fuente and Ariela J. Gross. Cambridge, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781108480642 $24.95

Between Fitness and Death: Disability and Slavery in the Caribbean, by Stefanie Hunt-Kennedy. Illinois, May 2020. ISBN 9780252043192 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085062 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252052071 price not yet set

Black Firsts: 4000 History-Making, Ground-Breaking and Pioneering Events, by Jessie Carney Smith. 4th ed. Visible Ink Press, Dec. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781578596881 $27.95; ebook ISBN and price not yet set

Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O’Neal Story, by Paul Magnarella. Florida, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780813066394 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780813065458 $35.00

Black Woman in Green: Gloria Brown’s Trailblazing Journey to Forest Service Leadership, by Gloria Brown and Donna L. Sinclair. Oregon State, Mar. 2020e. pbk ISBN 9780870710018 $19.95e; ebook ISBN 9780870710056 $19.95e

A Black Women’s History of the United States, by Daina R. Berry and Kali Nicole Gross. Beacon Press, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9780807033555 $27.95; ebook ISBN 9780807033562 $18.99

The Civil Rights Movement. 2nd ed. Salem Press, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781642654059 $195.00; ebook ISBN 9781642654066 $195.00

Collecting Black Studies: The Art of Material Culture at the University of Texas at Austin, by Cherise Smith and Lise Ragbir. Texas, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9781477320051 price not yet set

Daily Life of African Americans in Primary Documents, ed. by Herbert C. Covey and Dwight Eisnach. 2v. Greenwood, Sep. 2020e. ISBN 1440866643 $204.00; ebook ISBN 1440866651 $204.00

Dare to Struggle: A History of the Black Power Movement, by Curtis Austin. Rowman & Littlefield, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9781442220706 $38.00; ebook ISBN 9781442220713 $36.00

Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age, by Brian Jefferson. Minnesota, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9781517909222 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781517909239 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781452963440 price not yet set

Documents of the Harlem Renaissance, by Thomas J. Davis and Brenda M. Brock. ABC-CLIO, Mar. 2020e. ISBN 1440855560 $97.00; ebook ISBN 1440855579 $97.00

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.: Popular Black History in Postwar America, by E. James West. Illinois, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9780252043116 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084980 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051999 price not yet set

The Global History of White Nationalism: From Apartheid to Donald Trump, ed. by Daniel Geary, Camilla Schofield, and Jennifer Sutton. Manchester, Jun. 2020e. ISBN 9781526147073 price not yet set

The Harlem Renaissance: An Encyclopedia of Arts, Culture, and History, ed. by Venetria K. Patton and Kwakiutl L. Dreher. 2v. Greenwood, May 2020e. ISBN 1440865108 $204.00; ebook ISBN 1440865114 $204.00

Immaterial Archives: An African Diaspora Poetics of Loss, by Jenny Sharpe. Northwestern, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9780810141582 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810141575 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780810141599 price not yet set

Infamous Bodies: Early Black Women’s Celebrity and the Afterlives of Rights, by Samantha Pinto. Duke, Aug. 2020e. ISBN 9781478007838 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478008323 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781478009283 price not yet set

Lovechild’s Hotbed of Occasional Poetry: Poems and Artifacts, by Nikky Finney. Northwestern: Triquarterly, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780810142015 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810142008 $25.00

The Merchant Prince of Black Chicago: Anthony Overton and the Building of a Financial Empire, by Robert E. Weems Jr. Illinois, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9780252043062 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084935 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051920 price not yet set

Palaces of Stone: Uncovering Ancient Southern African Kingdoms, by Mike Main and Thomas Huffman. Penguin Random House South Africa, Aug. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781775846147 $16.00

Patriots Twice: Former Confederates and the Building of America after the Civil War, by Stephen M. Hood. Savas Beatie, May 2020. ISBN 9781611215151 $32.95; ebook ISBN 9781611215168 $19.77

Pauulu’s Diaspora: Black Internationalism and Environmental Justice, by Quito J. Swan. Florida, May 2020. ISBN 9780813066417 $90.00

The Princess and the Prophet: The Secret History of Magic, Race, and Moorish Muslims in America, by Jacob S. Dorman. Beacon Press, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9780807067260 $29.95e; ebook ISBN 9780807067482 $19.99

Race, Crime, and Justice: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic, ed. by Delores Jones-Brown and Christine Barrow. 3v. Greenwood, Jan. 2021. ISBN 1440856761 $319.00; ebook ISBN not yet set $319.00

Race in American Television: Voices and Visions That Shaped a Nation, ed. by David J. Leonard and Stephanie Troutman. 3v. Greenwood, Aug. 2020e. ISBN 144084305 $319.00; ebook ISBN 1440843066 $319.00

Race Man: The Collected Works of Julian Bond, 1960–2015, by Julian Bond, ed. by Michael G. Long. City Lights, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9780872867734 $45.00; pbk ISBN 9780872867949 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780872867994 price not yet set

Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography, by Don Carleton. Texas, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781477321140 price not yet set

Tapping Out, by Nandi Comer. Northwestern: Triquarterly, May 2020. pbk ISBN 9780810142091 $17.00; ebook ISBN 9780810142107 price not yet set

This Far and No Further, by William Abranowicz. Texas, Nov. 2020e. ISBN and price not yet set

To Reach the Nation’s Ear: A History of African American Public Speaking, by Richard W. Leeman. Rowman & Littlefield, Jul. 2020e. ISBN 9781538112311 $34.00; ebook ISBN 9781538112328 $32.00

The Untold Story of Women of Color in the League of Women Voters, by Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins. Praeger, Feb. 2020. ISBN 1440874492 $50.00; ebook ISBN 1440874506 $50.00

Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and his Cargo of Black Convicts, by Jeff Forret. Cambridge, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781108493031 $29.95

Language & Literature

Autochthonomies: Transnationalism, Testimony, and Transmission in the African Diaspora, by Myriam J.A. Chancy. Illinois, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9780252043048 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084911 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252051906 price not yet set

Blood of the Air, by Ama Codjoe. Northwestern, Mar. 2020. pbk ISBN 9780810141711 $9.95

The Buck, the Black, and the Existential Hero: Refiguring the Black Male Literary Canon, 1850–Present, by James B. Haile III. Northwestern, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780810141667 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810141650 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780810141674 price not yet set

Dub: Finding Ceremony, by Alexis Pauline Gumbs. 3v. Duke, Feb. 2020e. ISBN 9781478005414 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478006459 $24.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478007081 $24.95e

E.J. Josey: Transformational Leader of the Modern Library Profession, by Renate Chancellor. Rowman & Littlefield, Feb. 2020. ISBN 9781538121764 $80.00; ebook ISBN 9781538121771 $76.00

Notable African American Writers. 2nd ed. Salem Press, Mar. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781642654073 $295.00; ebook ISBN 9781642654080 $295.00

Pleasure in the News: African American Readership and Sexuality in the Black Press, by Kim T. Gallon. Illinois, May 2020. ISBN 9780252043222 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085093 $26.00; ebook ISBN 9780252052101 price not yet set

Roots of the Black Chicago Renaissance: New Negro Writers, Artists, and Intellectuals, 1893–1930, ed. by Richard A. Courage and Christopher Robert Reed. Illinois, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780252043055 $125.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084928 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9780252051913 price not yet set

Solidarity with the Other Beings on the Planet, by Pamela B. June. Northwestern, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780810141698 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810141681 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780810141704 price not yet set

Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify, by Carolyn Holbrook. Minnesota, May 2020. ISBN 9781517907624 price not yet set; ISBN and price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781452961194 price not yet set

The Toni Morrison Book Club, by Juda Bennett et al. Wisconsin, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9780299324940 $17.95; ebook ISBN 9780299324988 price not yet set

Music & Dance

Always the Queen: The Denise LaSalle Story, by Denise LaSalle with David Whiteis. Illinois, May 2020. ISBN 9780252043079 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084942 $19.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051937 price not yet set

Brick City Vanguard: Amiri Baraka, Black Music, Black Modernity, by James Smethurst. Massachusetts, May 2020. ISBN 9781625345141 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781625345158 $29.95e

The Heart of A Woman: The Life and Music of Florence B. Price, by Guthrie P. Ramsey, Jr. Illinois, Jun. 2020. ISBN 9780252043239 $125.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085109 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9780252052118 price not yet set

Kwaito Bodies: Remastering Space and Subjectivity in Post-Apartheid South Africa, by Xavier Livermon. Duke, Apr. 2020e. ISBN 9781478005797 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478006633 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478007357 $26.95e

Odetta: A Life in Music and Protest, by Ian Zack. Beacon Press, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780807035320 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9780807035337 $12.99e

Space Is the Place: The Lives and Times of Sun Ra, by John F. Szwed. Duke, Apr. 2020e. ISBN and price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781478008415 $24.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478012054 $24.95e

Why Labelle Matters, by Adele Bertei. Texas, Oct. 2020e. pbk ISBN 9781477320402 price not yet set

Politics & Law

Country: A Memoir, by Bakari Sellers. Amistad, May 2020. ISBN 9780062917454 $25.99

Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa, by Hannah E. Britton. Illinois, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9780252043093 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252084966 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780252051975 price not yet set

The Power of the Black Vote: Harnessing America’s Political Prize, by Tiffany Cross. Amistad, Jul. 2020. pbk ISBN 9780062976765 $17.99; ebook ISBN 9780062976789 $14.99

Voices from the Underground: Eighteen Life Stories from Umkhonto we Sizwe’s Ashley Kriel Detachment, ed. by Shirley Gunn and Shanil Haricharan. Penguin Random House South Africa, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781776093854 $26.00

Zimbabwe after Mugabe: A Soft Coup, Zanu-PF and the Unexpected Fall of a Dictator, by David Moore. Zed Books, Jun. 2020. ISBN 9781786997036 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781786997043 $22.95

Religion & Philosophy

Free at Last? The Gospel in the African American Experience, by Carl F. Ellis. IVP Signature Collection edition. IVP, Jun. 2020. pbk ISBN 9780830848584 $21.00; ebook ISBN 9780830843756 $20.99

The Lonely Letters, by Ashon T. Crawley. Duke, Apr. 2020e. ISBN 9781478007760 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478008248 $24.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478009306 $24.95e

Mother to Son: Letters to a Black Boy on Identity and Hope, by Jasmine L. Holmes. IVP, Mar. 2020. ISBN 9780830832767 $20.00; ebook ISBN 9780830848195 $19.99

The Nigrescent Beyond: Mexico, the United States, and the Psychic Vanishing of Blackness, by Ricardo A. Wilson II. Northwestern, Jul. 2020. ISBN 9780810142053 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9780810142046 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9780810142060 price not yet set

Soul Care in African American Practice, by Barbara L. Peacock. IVP Formatio, May 2020. pbk ISBN 9780830846719 $17.00; ebook ISBN 9780830848201 $16.99


African and Mexican American Men and Collective Violence, 1915–1965: Racial Problem Headaches, by Margarita Aragon. Manchester, Nov. 2020e. ISBN 9781526121677 $£80.00 

African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture, by Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J.R. Osborn. Illinois, Jun. 2020. ISBN 9780252043277 $125.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085192 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9780252052156 price not yet set

Black Cop: My 36 Years in Police Work, and My Career Ending Experiences with Official Racism, by Calvin Lawrence. Formac/Lorimer, Feb. 2020. pbk ISBN 9781459414488 $24.95

Clockwork Enemy: Intolerance in the Era of Neo-nationalism, ed. by Alfredo Alietti and Dario Padovan. Mimesis International, May 2020. pbk ISBN 9788869772696 $27.99

Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition, by Liat Ben-Moshe. Minnesota, May 2020. ISBN 9781517904425 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781517904432 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781452963501 price not yet set

Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture, by Simidele Dosekun. Illinois, Jun. 2020. ISBN 9780252043215 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085086 $26.00; ebook ISBN 9780252052095 price not yet set

How the Recession Changed Contemporary African American Families, by Dorothy Smith-Ruiz. Praeger, Jun. 2020e. ISBN 1440842140 $50.00; ebook ISBN 1440842159 $50.00

Imagining the Mulatta: Blackness in U.S. and Brazilian Media, by Jasmine Mitchell. Illinois, May 2020. ISBN 9780252043284 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9780252085208 $26.00; ebook ISBN 9780252052163 price not yet set

Otherwise Worlds: Against Settler Colonialism and Anti-Blackness, ed. by Tiffany Lethabo King, Jenell Navarro, and Andrea Smith. Duke, Jun. 2020e. ISBN 9781478007869 $109.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478008385 $29.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478012023 $29.95e

A People’s History of Detroit, by Mark Jay and Philip Conklin. Duke, May 2020e. ISBN 9781478007883 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478008347 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478009351 $29.95e

Shopping while Black: Minority Experiences in Consumer Marketplaces, by Michelle Dunlap. Rowman & Littlefield, Apr. 2020. ISBN 9781538137123 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781538137130 $33.00; ebook ISBN 9781538137147 $31.00

Wandering in Strange Lands, by Morgan Jerkins. Harper, May 2020. ISBN 9780062873040 $27.99; ebook ISBN 9780062873071 $21.99