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The Myth of Race: The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

The Myth of Race:  The Troubling Persistence of an Unscientific Idea

by Robert Wald Sussman,
The Florida Courier, October 31, 2014

In 1924, the Richmond Times-Dispatch published an editorial in support of the Racial Integrity Act. The editors warned that intermarriage between the races "will sound the death knell of the white man. Once a drop of inferior blood gets in his veins, he descends lower and lower in the mongrel scale."

 

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