Recent Science on Race

In an earlier post, I described the European practice of exhibiting people of other races in museums and zoos in the 19th century up to the present. In this post I want to discuss how science can help us approach racism. The science on race has changed since theĀ 19th century. Obviously people thought that race… Continue reading Recent Science on Race


The Persistence of Racism

In 1992 on vacation we visited The Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels and saw an exhibit of an African, housed in a glass case, dating from the 19th century. This was not a statue or a model, but the preserved body of a human being, exhibited as is if it were a… Continue reading The Persistence of Racism