While most evolutionists today reject scientific racism, with exceptions like James Watson — they have no necessary reason for doing so.
What is the evolutionary argument against unapologetic racism and the supremacy of whatever race can climb to the top?
Henry Fairfield Osborn was also a scientific racist who championed eugenics, the horrific crusade to breed a superior human race based on Darwinian biology.
Benjamin Tillman was a monster. He publicly defended lynchings. He drew on evolutionary racism to preach black inferiority.
This week we’ve been taking a look behind the scenes at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.