Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

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. Here are the latest selections.

Gender and Sexuality in Senegalese Societies:
Critical Perspectives and Methods

edited by Babacar M’Baye and Besi Brillian Muhonja
(Lexington Books)

I Am Dance:
Words and Images of the Black Dancer

by Hal Banfield
(Literary Revolutionary)

T&T Clark Handbook of African American Theology
edited by Antonia Michelle Daymond et al.
(T&T Clark)

The Limits of Community Policing:
Civilian Power and Police Accountability in Black and Brown Los Angeles

by Luis Daniel Gascon and Aaron Roussell
(New York University Press)

The Recordings of Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy
by George Burrows
(Oxford University Press)

Vodou Cosmology and the Haitian Revolution
by Vicaldi Jean-Marie
(University of West Indies Press)

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