It is well established that people of color are poorly represented in STEM fields compared with their representation in the larger population.
The film tells how thousands of indigenous peoples were put on public display in America in what scholars today call “human zoos.”
There is a tendency to sanctify the medical profession, with the white coat serving as an icon of wisdom, compassion, and morality.
“There can’t be any question about what they meant. Remember, this is a zoology class. Evolution is taught.”
Darwin was unquestionably a racist, arguing that civilization would advance even at the cost of inevitable racial extermination.