Mammalian fossil exhibits at the Smithsonian claim that humans and all mammals descended from the “first mammal,” perhaps Morganucodon.
It’s sad when once-useful words turn stale and disintegrate — like losing an old friend.
Maura was brought from the Philippines to the U.S. in 1904 to take part in one of the public displays of indigenous people at the St. Louis World’s Fair.
These human specimens were collected in large part to dramatize how non-white peoples were supposedly lower on the evolutionary ladder than whites.
Darwin could never be considered the kind of anti-racist activist Graves makes him out to be.