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The exhibition brings together the everyday experience of living with race, its history as an idea, the role of science in that history, and the findings of contemporary science that are challenging its foundations. www.understandingrace.org
From about the 1690s until 1794, both free and enslaved Africans were buried in a 6.6-acre burial ground in Lower Manhattan, outside the boundaries of the settlement of New Amsterdam, later known as New York. Lost to history due to … Continue reading
The mural was produced during one of the most active periods of the Chicano arts and civil rights movements. The mural was originally created in 1978 by El Congreso de Artistas Cosmicos de las Americas de San Diego (Mario Torero, Rocky, … Continue reading
Franz Boas posing for figure in US Natural History Museum exhibit entitled “Hamats’a coming out of secret room.” Circa1895. National Anthropology Archives.
In the “doll test,” psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark used four plastic, diaper-clad dolls, identical except for color. They showed the dolls to black children between the ages of three and seven. When asked which they preferred, the majority selected … Continue reading