Racism: A History

Additional Resources Christopher Alan Bayly, The Raj: India and the British, 1600-1947 Encyclopedia Britannica, The Black War Thomas Carlyle, “Occasional Discourse on the Negro Question,” 1849. Sir Francis Galton, Essays in Eugenics, The Eugenics Education Society, 1909. Sir Francis Galton, Eugenics: Its Definition, Scope and Aims, The American Journal of Sociology, (Vol.10 No.¬†10), July 1904.

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Race Fact #21: Humanity’s origin is not animals

Humans, specifically those of African descent, do not derive from apes. It’s a tradition of race not a scientific fact. “In 1699, the web of legend and unverified fact was disentangled by Edward Tyson, whose comparative study of a young ‘orang- outang’ was a masterwork of critical scientific investigation. ¬†Throughout his dissection of the chimpanzee, […]

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