Why Chinua Achebe is one of the world’s most important modern writers

The late Nigerian author Chinua Achebe has been honoured in a Google Doodle, underscoring his status as a towering figure of 20th century literature. By creating a doodle marking what would have been Achebe’s 87th birthday, the tech giant is celebrating a writer many consider to be father of modern African literature.

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A hominin skull found in China may overturn the widely accepted theory that all modern humans evolved in Africa

A hominin skull found in China may overturn the widely accepted theory that all modern humans evolved in Africa

From History, a Flipboard magazine by CaliGypsyGurl

Most scientists believe all modern humans are descended from African ancestors. But a…

 

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