This report illustrates what deliberate misinformation propagated for theological or ideological reasons leads to. This is the gobsmacking student ignorance occurring even at the college level. That this incident occurred in Texas does not surprise me. Texas Louisiana, and Alabama are the leading edge of Red value ignorance.
A group of white students walked out of a college classroom Tuesday after an anthropology professor said all humans were descended from Africa. As they left, other students in the class began chanting, “Black lives matter,” in recognition of the social justice movement protesting racial injustice across the United States. Other students who stayed in the classroom told the professor they were offended and began arguing with their classmates, according to media reports.
“My Professor just said all living ppl are descendants from Africa and ppl got up and walked out and now their arguing,” a student tweeted during the walk-out.
R. Jon McGee, the professor at Texas State University, focuses on Latin American cultures. “I have worked with the Lacandon Maya since 1980, studying Maya religion, language, and culture. My research work has focused on the Maya, anthropology of religion, culture, theory, and field research methods,” his web page …