From film and politics to music and activism, Indiana University Press is proud to celebrate Black voices year-round. Here is a collection of a few of our favorites.

In addition to books, Indiana University Press publishes a collection of journals that explore Black history and culture, and the African Diaspora.

The Generic Closet

Black Gayness and the Black-Cast Sitcom

Alfred L. Martin Jr.


April 6th, 2021

Dear Kamala

Women Write to the New Vice President

Peggy Brooks-Bertram, Arlette Miller Smith


February 16th, 2021

Jumping the Color Line

Vernacular Jazz Dance in American Film, 1929–1945

Susie Trenka


February 2nd, 2021

From Street to Screen

Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep

Michael T. Martin, David C. Wall


December 1st, 2020


At Work, On Screen, and Online

Martin Iddon, Melanie L. Marshall, Emily J. Lordi, Will Fulton, Lisa Colton, Julia Cox, Jaap Kooijman, Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Eduardo Viñuela, Mary Fogarty Woehrel, Áine Mangaoang, Melissa Avdeeff


November 17th, 2020

Black Women in White

Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890–1950

Darlene Clark Hine


July 29th, 2020

Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement

Jack M. Bloom


July 9th, 2019

Race and Football in America

The Life and Legacy of George Taliaferro

Dawn Knight


July 1st, 2019

From Cotton Fields to University Leadership

All Eyes on Charlie, A Memoir

Charlie Nelms


March 29th, 2019

Black Lives Matter and Music

Protest, Intervention, Reflection

Fernando Orejuela, Stephanie Shonekan, Portia K. Maultsby, Fernando Orejuela, Stephanie Shonekan, Langston Collin Wilkins, Alison Martin, Denise Dalphond


August 10th, 2018

Obama on the Home Front

Domestic Policy Triumphs and Setbacks

John D. Graham


August 8th, 2016

The Politics and Poetics of Black Film

Nothing But a Man

David C. Wall, Michael T. Martin


October 20th, 2015

Racing to Justice

Transforming Our Conceptions of Self and Other to Build an Inclusive Society

John a. Powell


January 26th, 2015

Misremembering Dr. King

Revisiting the Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Jennifer J. Yanco


February 27th, 2014

Blinded by the Whites

Why Race Still Matters in 21st-Century America

David H. Ikard


October 28th, 2013

Stolen Childhood, Second Edition

Slave Youth in Nineteenth-Century America

Wilma King


June 29th, 2011

Race in American Science Fiction

Isiah Lavender III


February 8th, 2011

Queer in Black and White

Interraciality, Same Sex Desire, and Contemporary African American Culture

Stefanie K. Dunning


May 12th, 2009

African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850–1920

Rosalyn Terborg-Penn


May 22nd, 1998

Am I Black Enough for You?

Popular Culture from the 'Hood and Beyond

Todd Edward Boyd


March 22nd, 1997

Black Police in America

W. Marvin Dulaney


February 22nd, 1996