Forthcoming Titles in African American Studies, 2024

A list of the latest and soon-to-be-released publications through December 2025.


Being Black in the Ivory: Truth-Telling about Racism in Higher Education, by Shardé M. Davis. North Carolina, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781469678252 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678269 $26.00; ebook ISBN 9781469678276 $19.99

Building Power, Breaking Power: The United Teachers of New Orleans, 1965–2008, by Jesse Chanin. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469678214 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678221 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9781469678238 $26.99

Conditionally Accepted: Navigating Higher Education from the Margins, ed. by Eric Joy Denise and Bertin M. Louis Jr. Texas, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781477324882 $105.00; pbk ISBN 9781477328866 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9781477328880 $105.00

Discipline Problems: How Students of Color Trouble Whiteness in Schools, by Tadashi Dozono. Pennsylvania, May 2024. ISBN 9781512825268 $120.00; pbk ISBN 9781512825251 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781512825275 $29.95

Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education, by Ujju Aggarwal. Minnesota, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781517915667 $100.00; pbk ISBN 9781517915674 $25.00; ebook ISBN 9781452970356 $25.00

Film & Theatre

Thunder on the Stage: The Dramatic Vision of Richard Wright, by Bruce Allen Dick. Illinois, Mar. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set


The 1960 Lunch Counter Sit-Ins: Standing Up for Racial Justice, by Benjamin Houston. Taylor & Francis Group, Jun. 2025e. ISBN 9780415733366 $140.00e

Advertising Revolutionary: The Life and Work of Tom Burrell, by Jason P. Chambers. Illinois, Feb. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set

African American Political Thought, 1890–1940: Washington, Du Bois, Garvey and Randolph, ed. by Cary D. Wintz. Taylor & Francis Group, May 2025e. ISBN 9781138684386 $150.00e

African Americans and the Nigerian Civil War: Black America Care, by James Farquharson. Taylor & Francis Group, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781032254265 $160.00e

The Art of Remembering: Essays on African American Art and History, by Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw. Duke, May 2024e. ISBN 9781478025924 $107.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030171 $28.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059165 $107.95e

Beneath the Mountain: An Anti-Prison Reader, ed. by Mumia Abu-Jamal and Jennifer Black. City Lights Publishers, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9780872869264 $18.95; ebook ISBN 9780872869271 $18.95

Black Cyclists: The Race for Inclusion, by Robert J. Turpin. Illinois, Apr. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set

Black Elders: The Meaning of Age in American Slavery and Freedom, by Frederick Knight. Pennsylvania, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781512825664 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781512825671 $39.95

Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape: Deep Roots, Continuing Legacy, by Amy Cohen. Temple, Feb. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781439923658 $18.95; ebook ISBN 9781493323665 $18.95

Black Meme: The History of the Images that Make Us, by Legacy Russell. Verso, May 2024. ISBN 9781839762802 $19.95; ebook ISBN 9781839762833 $9.99

Calvin Peete: Golf’s Forgotten Star, by Gordon Hobson. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781538186855 $32.00; ebook ISBN 9781538186862 $30.00

The Carceral City: Slavery and the Making of Mass Incarceration in New Orleans, 1803–1930, by John Bardes. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469678177 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678184 $32.95; ebook ISBN 9781469678191 $24.99

Cardinal Dreams: The Legacy of Charlie Peete and a Life Cut Short, by Danny Spewak. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781538179925 $34.00; ebook ISBN 9781538179932 $32.00

Changing the Course: How Charlie Sifford and Stanley Mosk Integrated the PGA, by Peter May. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781538178010 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781538178027 $28.50

Cracks in the Outfield Wall: Baseball Integration in the Carolinas, 1934–1964, by Chris Holaday. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469678849 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678856 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781469678863 $19.99

The Double V Campaign: African Americans Fighting for Freedom at Home and Abroad, by Lea Lyon. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781538184653 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9781538184660 $26.50

The Driver’s Story: Labor and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery, by Randy M. Browne. Pennsylvania, May 2024. ISBN 9781512825862 $39.95; ebook ISBN 9781512825879 $39.95

The Essential Writings of Robert A. Hill, ed. by Adam Ewing. University Press of Florida, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9780813069852 $125.00; ebook ISBN 9780813070636 $200.00

The Grandfather of Black Basketball: The Life and Times of Dr. E. B. Henderson, by Edwin Bancroft Henderson II. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781538163610 $36.00; ebook ISBN 9781538163627 $34.00

Houston and the Permanence of Segregation: An Afropessimist Approach to Urban History, by David Ponton III. Texas, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781477328477 $45.00; ebook ISBN 9781477328491 $105.00

How We Write Now: Living with Black Feminist Theory, by Jennifer C. Nash. Duke, Aug. 2024e. ISBN 9781478026235 $94.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030461 $24.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059509 $94.95e

Juneteenth Rodeo, by Sarah Bird. Texas, Jun. 2024. ISBN 9781477329542 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781477329559 price not yet set

Mortevivum: Photography and the Politics of the Visual, by Kimberly Juanita Brown. MIT Press, Feb. 2024. pbk ISBN 9780262547642 $18.95

A Musical Travelogue: A Story in Black and White by Frank O. Etheridge, ed. by Ben Vinson. Taylor & Francis Group, Aug. 2024e. ISBN 9781032278872 $150.00e

Published by the Author: Self-Publication in Nineteenth-Century African American Literature, by Bryan Sinche. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469674124 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469674131 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781469674148 $22.99

The Reckoning: From the Second Slavery to Abolition, 1776–1888, by Robin Blackburn. Verso, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781804293416 $44.95; ebook ISBN 9781804293423 $19.99

The Residential Is Racial: A Perceptual History of Mass Homeownership, by Adrienne Brown. Stanford, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781503636941 $120.00; pbk ISBN 9781503638648 $30.00e

The Reverend Dr. Thomas Nelson Baker: From Slave to Philosopher, by Linda Batty. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jun. 2024. ISBN 9781538175071 $120.00; ebook ISBN 9781538175088 $50.00

The Rich Earth between Us: The Intimate Grounds of Race and Sexuality in the Atlantic World, 1770–1840, by Shelby Johnson. North Carolina, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781469677903 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469677910 $32.95; ebook ISBN 9781469677927 $29.99

The Root and the Branch: Working-Class Reform and Antislavery, 1790–1860, by Sean Griffin. Pennsylvania, Jun. 2024. ISBN 9781512825923 $49.95; ebook ISBN 9781512825930 $49.95

Sam Lacy and Wendell Smith: The Dynamic Duo that Desegregated American sports, by Wayne Dawkins. Taylor & Francis Group, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781032255668 $160.00e

Scattered and Fugitive Things: How Black Collectors Created Archives and Remade History, by Laura E. Helton. Columbia, Apr. 2024e. ISBN 9780231212748 $140.00e; pbk ISBN 9780231212755 $35.00e; ebook ISBN 9780231559546 $34.99e

Sexual Violence and American Slavery: The Making of a Rape Culture in the Antebellum South, by Shannon Eaves. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469678801 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678818 $27.95; ebook ISBN 9781469678825 $21.99

Slavery in the North: Forgetting History and Recovering Memory, by Marc Howard Ross. Pennsylvania, Mar. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781512826128 $29.95

Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I a Woman – Race, Gender and Reform in the 1850s, by Kristen Brill. Taylor & Francis Group, Sep. 2024e. ISBN 9781032026411 $160.00e

A Time for Reflection: The Enduring Lives and Legacies of William McCovey and Billy Williams, by Jason Cannon. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781538184578 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9781538184585 $33.00

The Violent World of Broadus Miller: A Story of Murder, Lynch Mobs, and Judicial Punishment in the Carolinas, by Kevin W. Young. North Carolina, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781469679006 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469679013 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781469679020 $22.99

With Faith in God and Heart and Mind: A History of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, by Maurice J. Hobson, Eddie R. Cole Jr., Jim C. Harper II, and Derrick P. Alridge. North Carolina, Jun. 2024. ISBN 9781469673196 $29.95; ebook ISBN 9781469673202 $22.99

Language & Literature

Black Lives Under Nazism: Making History Visible in Literature and Art, by Sarah Phillips Casteel. Columbia, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9780231211963 $140.00e; pbk ISBN 9780231211970 $35.00e; ebook ISBN 9780231559140 $34.99e

Detour to the Imaginary: Stuart Hall’s Writings on the Visual Arts and Culture, by Stuart Hall, ed. by Gilane Tawadros. Duke, Aug. 2024e. ISBN 9781478026105 $104.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030331 $27.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059332 $104.95e

Handbook of Black Librarianship, ed. by Andrew P. Jackson, Marva L. DeLoach, and Michele Fenton. 3rd ed. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Jul. 2024. ISBN 9781538181096 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9781538181102 $59.00; ebook ISBN 9781538181119 $56.00

Invisibility and Influence: A Literary History of AfroLatinidades, by Regina Marie Mills. Texas, Jun. 2024. ISBN 9781477329139 $105.00; pbk ISBN 9781477329146 $34.95; ebook ISBN 9781477329153 $105.00

The Only Way Out: The Racial and Sexual Performance of Escape, by Katherine Brewer Ball. Duke, Apr. 2024e. ISBN 9781478026044 $102.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030270 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059271 $102.95e

Soundin’ Canaan: Black Canadian Poetry and Multicultural Citizenship, by Paul Watkins. Wilfrid Laurier, Aug. 2024e. pbk ISBN 9781771126212 $42.99; ebook ISBN 9781771126212 $30.00e

Toward an Anti-Racist Poetics, by Wayde Compton. Alberta, Feb. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781772127430 $14.99; ebook ISBN not yet set $14.99

Music & Dance

Dancing the Afrofuture: Hula, Hip-Hop, and the Dunham Legacy, by Halifu Osumare. University Press of Florida, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9780813069876 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9780813080345 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780813070643 $180.00

Deathlife: Hip Hop and Thanatological Narrations of Blackness, by Anthony B. Pinn. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020608 $102.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025412 $26.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027485 $102.95e

Ink: The Indelible J. Mayo Williams, by Clifford Murphy. Illinois, Jul. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set

Rap and Redemption on Death Row: Seeking Justice and Finding Purpose behind Bars, by Alim Braxton with Mark Katz. North Carolina, May 2024. ISBN 9781469678702 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678719 $19.00; ebook ISBN 9781469678726 $13.99

Union Divided: Black Musicians’ Fight for Labor Equality, by Leta E. Miller. Illinois, Feb. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set

Politics & Law

African American Leaders, ed. by Ronald W. Walters. Taylor & Francis Group, Jan. 2025e. ISBN 9780415609609 $1,485.00 

African American LGBTQ Politics, by Jerone Hunt and Shameka Nicole Cathey. Taylor & Francis Group, Sep. 2025e. ISBN 9781138345140 $150.00e

Black Politics after the Civil Rights Revolution, by Dianne Pinderhughes. Taylor & Francis Group, Dec. 2025e. ISBN 9780415881555 $135.00e

An Introduction to African American Politics, by Andra Gillespie and Shayla Nunnally. Taylor & Francis Group, Dec. 2025e. ISBN 9780415843591 $135.00e

Mu, 49 Marks of Abolition, by Sora Y. Han. Duke, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020974 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478027836 $25.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478025719 $99.95e

The Politics of Kinship: Race, Family, Governance, by Mark Rifkin. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478021049 $114.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030003 $30.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059004 $114.95e

Pushing the Envelope: One Woman’s Unwavering Fight for Equality and Justice, by Barbara Lee. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. pbk ISBN 9781538187661 $19.95; ebook ISBN 9781538187678 $18.95

Race, Class, and Precinct Quality in American Cities, by Matt Barreto and David L. Leal. Springer, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781461416319 $129.00e; ebook ISBN 9781461416326 $119.00e

The Rage of Replacement: Far Right Politics and Demographic Fear, by Michael Feola. Minnesota, Jul. 2024. ISBN 9781517916794 price not yet set; pbk ISBN 9781517916800 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781452971247 price not yet set

Reparations and Reparatory Justice: Past, Present, and Future, ed. by Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, Mary Frances Berry, and V. P. Franklin. Illinois, Apr. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set

Religion & Philosophy

Black Visions of the Holy Land: African American Christian Engagement with Israel and Palestine, by Roger Baumann. Columbia, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9780231198448 $140.00; pbk ISBN 9780231198455 $35.00; ebook ISBN 9780231552639 $34.99

George Liele, Enslaved Preacher, by Noel Leo Erskine. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781538180051 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781538180068 $29.00; ebook ISBN 9781538180075 $27.00

Have You Got Good Religion?: Black Women’s Faith, Courage, and Moral Leadership in the Civil Rights Movement, by AnneMarie Mingo. Illinois, Feb. 2024. ISBN and price not yet set


Ascension: The Sociology of an African American Family’s Generational Journey, by Lois Benjamin. North Carolina, Mar. 2024. ISBN 9781469678665 $99.00; pbk ISBN 9781469678672 $24.95; ebook ISBN 9781469678689 $19.99

Between Shadows and Noise: Sensation, Situatedness, and the Undisciplined, by Amber Jamilla Musser. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478025832 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030096 $25.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059097 $99.95e

Black Girl Autopoetics: Agency in Everyday Digital Practice, by Ashleigh Greene Wade. Duke, Mar. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020851 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025603 $25.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027737 $99.95e

Cemetery Citizens: Reclaiming the Past and Working for Justice in American Burial Grounds, by Adam Rosenblatt. Stanford, Apr. 2024. ISBN 9781503613973 $110.00; pbk ISBN 9781503639119 $28.00; ebook ISBN 9781503639126 $28.00

Fire Dreams: Making Black Feminist Liberation in the South, by Laura McTighe. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478020806 $109.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478025542 $29.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478027690 $109.95e

Geologic Life: Inhuman Intimacies and the Geophysics of Race, by Kathryn Yusoff. Duke, May 2024e. ISBN 9781478026075 $129.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030300 $34.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059288 $129.95e

Millennial Style: The Politics of Experiment in Contemporary African Diasporic Culture, by Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman. Duke, Feb. 2024e. ISBN 9781478025955 $99.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030201 price not yet set; ebook ISBN 9781478059196 $99.95e

Not My Type: Automating Sexual Racism in Online Dating, by Apryl Williams. Stanford, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781503635043 $90.00; pbk ISBN 9781503635050 $30.00; ebook ISBN 9781503637610 $28.00

Psychology of Black Womanhood, by Danielle Dickens and Dionne Stephens. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Feb. 2024. ISBN 9781538162798 $95.00; pbk ISBN 9781538162804 $39.00; ebook ISBN 9781538162811 $37.00

Three Worlds Within: Multiethnic Movements and Transnational Solidarity, by Daniel Widener. Duke, Apr. 2024e. ISBN 9781478025917 $109.95e; pbk ISBN 9781478030164 $29.95e; ebook ISBN 9781478059158 $109.95e