Nell Irvin Painter and The History of White People

There has been and continues to be much discussion on what it means to be socially colored “black in America.”  Cases, including that of Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman, encourage many persons’ view of “the Negro (as a) problem” and “the white man’s a burden.” But there is a steady increase of interest in and discussions of […]

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Race Fact #1

Race is a social construct, a human invention.   “Since 1970 there has been a progressive decline in the use of the term race in anthropology textbooks published in the United States.  This decline occurred most precipitously during the late 1970s, when either the term was no longer mentioned in the texts or the authors […]

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