Wednesday, November 25, 2009 By Maryam
By Thomas J. Morrisey, Written for UPI
Published: Nov. 24, 2009 at 12:31 PM
David Robinson, professor of history and African studies at Michigan State, is collecting print, audio and video documentation of the Muslim people of Ghana and Senegal in an online archive.
A Michigan State University professor is creating a digital archive of stories of West African Muslims in two countries he considers models of peaceful coexistence between different religions.
David Robinson, a professor of history and African studies at MSU, is gathering print, audio and video documentation of the Muslim people of Ghana and Senegal. They comprise an archive titled “Diversity and Tolerance in the Islam of West Africa: Creating Online Resources of Peaceful Muslim Practice.