Volume 4, Issue 2 – Aug. 2020

Volume 4 (2020), Issue 2 # 1-11

These reviews may be found on the Research Africa Reviews website
RA Reviews’

Editorial Voice:
Debating Anti-Blackness in the Arab-Muslim World: The Case of Arab-Islamic Slavery
By Hassan J. Ndzovu, Research Africa Reviews Associate Editor, Moi University, Kenya.

#1 Review: ‘Arab-Islamic slavery’: a problematic term for a complex reality.
A Literature Review by: Nathaniel Mathews, Binghamton University

#2 Review: 50 Years of Research on Islam and West African History.
A Literature Review by: David Robinson, Michigan State University.

#3 Review: George Floyd Postmortem Protest as a Popular Attack against a Metanarrative of “Dominating”.
A Literature Review by: Samba Camara, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

#4 Review: Black Lives Matter Then and Now.
A Literature Review by: Joseph E. Holloway, CEO of New World African Press/Independent Scholar on West Africa.

# 5 Review: The Place and Role of Local Communities and Traditional Values in Formal Education in Senegal.
A Literature Review by: Maguette Diame, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

#6 Book: African Dominion: A New History of Empire in Early and Medieval West Africa.
Author: Michael A. Gomez. Year: 2018.
Reviewed by: Susana Molins Lliteras, Historical Studies Department/ Tombouctou Manuscripts Project University of Cape Town, South Africa.

#7 Book: Mobile Africa: Human Trafficking and the Digital Divide.
Author: Mirjam Van Reisen Munyaradzi Mawere, Mia Stokmans & Kinfe Abraha Gebre-Egziabher (Eds.). Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Christopher Changwe Nshimbi, Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

#8 Book: Liberated Africans and the Abolition of the Slave Trade, 1807 – 1896.
Author: Richard Anderson and Henry Lovejoy (eds.). Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Assan Sarr, Ohio University.

#9 Book: Boxing is no Cakewalk!: Azumah ‘Ring Professor’ Nelson in the Social History of Ghanaian Boxing.
Author: De-Valera NYM Botchway. Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Karl E. Johnson, Ramapo College of New Jersey.

#10 Book: The Sage of Moroni: The Intellectual Biography of Sayyid Omar Abdallah, a forgotten Muslim Public Intellectual.
Author: Mohamed Bakari, Year: 2019.
Reviewed by: Hassan Juma Ndzovu, Moi University, Kenya.

#11 Book: Hollywood and Africa. Recycling the “Dark Continent” Myth, 1908-2020.
Author: Okaka Opio Dokotum. Year: 2020.
Reviewed by: Felix Mutunga Ndaka, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Review Team
Editor-In-Chief & Associate Editors:
• Muhammed Haron, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Botswana/University of Stellenbosch (haronm@mopipi.ub.bw).(Editor-In-Chief);
• Wendy Wilson-Fall, Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Program Oeschle Center for International Education, Lafayette College (wilsonfw@lafayette.edu);
• Hassan Juma Ndzovu, PhD. Senior Lecturer of Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, Moi University, Kenya (hassan.ndzovu@gmail.com);
• Yunus Dumbe, PhD. Religious Studies Department, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Accra, Ghana, (ydumbe@gmail.com);
• Badr Abdelfattah Badr, PhD. Assistant Professor of Curriculum & Instruction, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt (badr_elkafy@edu.asu.edu.eg);
• Bamba Drame, Dar El Hadith El Hassaniyya Institute, Rabat, Morocco, (ndrame.online@gmail.com);
• Mbaye Lo, Associate Professor of the Practice, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies & International Comparative Studies, Duke University; (mbayelo@duke.edu).

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