Benjamin Tillman was a monster. He publicly defended lynchings. He drew on evolutionary racism to preach black inferiority.
Last month, the American Museum of Natural History in New York City requested removal of an iconic statue of Theodore Roosevelt on horseback.
As of 2018, the skulls were still housed in the AMNH’s collections, although the museum allowed a delegation of a dozen Hereros to view the remains.
My documentary only tells one part of the story of racism, and only a part of the story of Social Darwinism’s influence on Western imperialism.
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