For those who are not chronic Netflix binge-watchers, “Dear White People” is a (fairly) new series depicting the various narratives of a group of Black students at an Ivy League school. The show is directed by Justin Simien, and based on his movie of the same name. Ever since the first trailer for the show… Read More (Spoilers) Is Netflix’s “Dear White People” Divisive?
In the November 3rd edition of his “Letter from Africa” column, Sola Odunfa discusses how the Nigerian senate has re-opened talks to reintegrate history in Nigerian schools. The subject had been obliterated from curriculums during Babangida’s leadership as the latter dismissed history as having “no market value” (Odunfa 2016). While Odunfa does not explicitly tackle… Read More Is History Passé?