Who integrated the NBA?

  Soon after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball another professional sports league integrated extraordinarily quickly – the newly formed NBA. But there were still no African-American players in the league when the owners convened for… Read More ›

How did universities develop?

Universities today are a key component for modern states and economies, where the professional classes and academic research are fostered. We often rate societies by their abilities to produce scientific achievement and develop economic success where universities play a critical… Read More ›

I would like to Apologize.

I recently redirected my old wordpress.com blog to my new history wiki – DailyHistory.org. Unbeknownst to me, every change made on DailyHistory.org after that redirect was posted on your wordpress.com readers. I have a feeling that dozens and dozens of… Read More ›

How did Sharia Law develop?

Sharia is an Arabic word, literally meaning “the right path”. It commonly refers to the traditional Islamic law, derived from the religious precepts of Islam, particularly the Quran[1]and the Hadith[2]. Islamic law or the Sharia is therefore the expression of… Read More ›