Category: Defining Race

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J Edgar Hoover: The Question That Wouldn’t Die

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By America’s false social standard, one drop of “Black blood” makes you all Black. If so, was J. Edgar Hoover, the infamous director of the FBI, passing for White? California Black educator Millie McGhee, author of Se...

White, Black or None of the Above

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The social construction of defining race in the United States. (1926)

Africa’s Downfall

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Dr. Chancellor Williams, the widely-acclaimed historian, continues his discussion with Tony Brown as to why Africans, the first builders of civilization in the cradle of world civilization and the discoverers of math...

Are You Black or White?

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About 100,000 years ago, defining race was not an issue because scientists agree that the first humans originated in Africa. Over the next 50,000 years, waves of humans left Africa and spread throughout the world. Tod...

African American or Black, Is there a Difference?

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The ethnic description of Americans of African descent has shifted from colored to Negro to Black and, at the recent urging of Jessie Jackson, African-American.  There are immigrants who feel that they should be inclu...

African Origin: Civilized or Barbaric?

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Guest Yaa-Lengi Ngemi discuss societal beliefs about Africa and world history from an Afrocentric perspective.   1922

Is Race a Disadvantage?

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Is The Human Race Our Best Kept Secret?

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Dr. Joseph Graves, Jr., a professor of evolutionary biology and African American studies at Arizona State University, believes that humans cannot be separated by genetics into races.  Author of The Emperor’s New Cloth...

The Man Who Is Black & White — Not Half White

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If anyone just happens to be Black and White, it’s Dr. Gregory H. Williams. Dr. Williams is president of The City College of New York and author of Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered ...