By measuring genetic variation within and between purported human races, Lewontin cemented our understanding of the non-existence of biological races in the human species. Despite modern advances in molecular biology validating his early...
Tag - scientific racism
A history of the concept of race and science's role in its justification, originally featured in SftP's 1982 issue "Racism in Science."
Weaponization of data has buoyed the racist social order, but appropriate use of data can be powerfully emancipatory.