Although the designation of Huxley as Darwin’s “bulldog” is well known, acolyte is a more appropriate term and here’s why.
The vile trope that blacks are somehow closer to apes than other races has deep roots in Darwinian biology and social theory.
It is well established that people of color are poorly represented in STEM fields compared with their representation in the larger population.
The Belgian human zoo sounds exactly like the St. Louis equivalent just a few years later.
Dr. King was critical of the misuse of science to promote racial discrimination, and he spoke against the idea that humans are the products of a blind process.