Book Review: Is Science Racist?

Is Science Racist: Debating Race, by Jonathan Marks- Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, was released in the midst of a societal reexamination of the pervasiveness of and value ascribed to race in America. As a new generation is being reacquainted with racial disparities that have existed in perpetuum in the…

New Series: Profiles in Scientific Racism

Science is a human endeavor and the humans that engage with it have their own histories, cultural and social backgrounds, interests, influences, beliefs, practices, educational pedigree, and time period. All of these have an effect on the the types of questions asked, the approach to answering them, and the assumptions and biases brought in to…