The role of science in justifying racism and eugenics is a subject that needs to be opened up wide, not decorously ignored any longer.
“White Fragility” is the phrase of the moment. It refers to an unwillingness on the part of white people to admit “complicity” with racism.
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.
This award-winning documentary tells the little known story of Darwinism’s influence on Germany before World War I.
Alexander H. Stephens was Vice President of the Confederacy. In 1861 he delivered an oration justifying slavery and rebellion on scientific grounds.