Racism in America & Why We Should Care
Is Race a Social Construct? And Why Does It Matter? (Seventh Meeting and Topic)
Dr Debra Leonard, Department of Pathology, UVM Medical Center
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
273 Vermont Route 15, Jericho, Vermont
Human genome research has challenged the notion that white people evolved from a separate Arian ancestry with the proposition that all humanity evolved from a common ancestry that originated in sub-Saharan Africa. Such research also suggests that racial distinctions are less genetic than they are social constructs. What impact do these findings have on the present reality of race relations in America?
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