5.11.2023 SHOW NOTES: An Over-View of the History of ‘Race’ and ‘Racism’

Here are your Show Notes for today’s program:



race (n.2)

racism (n.)



Understanding the Difference Between Race and Ethnicity

Stanford experts highlight link between language and race in new book

Language is one of the most important cultural means that people have for shaping their identity. A new field called raciolinguistics explores this relationship between language and race.






Historical Foundations of Race

The term “race,” used infrequently before the 1500s, was used to identify groups of people with a kinship or group connection. The modern-day use of the term “race” is a human invention.



Communist Racist: How Marx Despised Blacks

The Early History of the Eugenics Movement

The Origins of Eugenics

Learn about Francis Galton and the beginnings of eugenics, or “race science,” and consider the relationship between science and society.

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