When Darwinism Came to Africa, Horrors Ensued
Olufemi Oluniyi tells the story of Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, who, guided by Social Darwinism, “sought to produce a race of super-soldiers for Stalin’s army.”
The Cruel Legacy of Social Darwinism in Nigeria
Social Darwinism rests like a tiger moth on Darwinism, its mother theory; when challenged with facts, it just flits to a slightly different position.
Two Nigerian Authors and Darwin’s African Legacy
Missing from Chinua Achebe’s account is the role played by scientific racism in driving British imperialist policy in the country.
Human Zoos — International, Still Being Airbrushed
The Belgian human zoo sounds exactly like the St. Louis equivalent just a few years later.
Congratulations to Science Magazine for an Honest Portrayal of Darwin’s Descent of Man
On the book’s 150th anniversary, a prestigious journal is catching up with Darwin critics.