Mich. law encourages accuracy in African historyBreaking News
Gov. Jennifer Granholm signed the bill into law Thursday. Sponsor and Republican state Rep. Mike Nofs of Battle Creek says it will make up for Africa's "vibrant culture and complex civilizations" being ignored for too long.
The bill received unanimous support in both the House and Senate.
comments powered by Disqus
Vernon Clayson - 12/24/2008
Vibrant, indeed, that will take some serious research. Except for North Africa there are few records to substantiate vibrant anything in sub-Saharan Africa. What will they use, reminisces of aged storytellers, most of them are fanciful and how do they glorify eons of a hardscrabble and violent existence, the remnants of which still cause problems between tribes. What does sub-Saharan Africa have in comparison to the ancients of MesoAmerica who easily match the more advanced peoples of North Africa.
- Yale’s Timothy Snyder denounces the Polish government for sabotaging the Museum of the Second World War
- The Historian Whitewashing Ukraine’s Past
- Andrew Roberts wins $250,000 prize from the conservative Bradley Foundation
- Daniel Aaron, Critic and Historian Who Pioneered American Studies, Dies at 103
- Liz Covart's amazingly popular podcast helps her audience understand early American history