March 2, 2010

Race: the Power of an Illusion

from the Bad Eagle journal

The illusion of race does not mean racism doesn't exist, it does. But race itself isn't anything but a perception, it has no genetic basis. Race is an illusion, and for some like the white pontificator a delusion. Check out this interesting site from PBS for more on the subject.
Race: the Power of an Illusion
The online companion to California Newsreel's 3-part documentary about race in society, science and history.

We all know that people look different. Anyone can tell a Czech from a Chinese. But are these differences racial? What does race mean? Find the answers to these and other questions by exploring different interactivities within this site.

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