Historical definitions of race
Historical race concepts have varied across cultures and over time, and have been controversial for social, political and scientific reasons. Until the 19th century, race was thought by many to consti...
Muslim businessman says Australia's white race will die
Muslim businessman Mohamed Elmouelhy (pictured) predicts Australia's white race will die out within 40 years because Australian men are too busy drinking, smoking and taking drugs.
Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
High-Pitched Voice Theory - Neanderthal
Vocal experts examine the first full skeleton of a neanderthal ever to be discovered and uncover insights into the most likely sound our primitive cousins wo...
Jun 25,1876- Battle Of Little Bighorn
On this day in 1876, Native American forces led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull defeat the U.S. Army troops of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a bloody battle near southern Montan...
Where Did The First Americans Come From? New Studies Offer Clues
A pair of studies seek to answer questions about the first inhabitants of the Americas: Where did they come from, and how did they get here? One study, published Tuesday in the journal Science, propos...
US should return stolen land to Indian tribes, says United Nations
UN's correspondent on indigenous peoples urges government to act to combat 'racial discrimination' felt by Native Americans. A United Nations investigator probing discrimination against Native America...
Racial anthropology
Scientific racism is the use of scientific techniques and hypotheses to support or justify the belief in racism, racial inferiority, or racial superiority, or alternatively the practice of classifying...
Biological anthropology
Biological anthropology, also known as physical anthropology, is a scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings, their related non-human primates and thei...
The Race Question
The Race Question is the first of four UNESCO statements about issues of race. It was issued on 18 July 1950 following World War II and Nazi racism. The statement was an attempt to clarify what was sc...
Race and genetics
The relationship between race and genetics is relevant to the controversy concerning race. In everyday life many societies classify populations into groups based on phenotypical traits and impressions...
Malay race
The concept of a Malay race was originally proposed by the German scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840), and classified as the brown race. Malay is a loose term used in the late 19th centu...
Scientific racism
Scientific racism is the use of scientific techniques and hypotheses to support or justify the belief in racism, racial inferiority, or racial superiority, or alternatively the practice of classifying...
Muslim businessman says Australia's white race will die
Muslim businessman Mohamed Elmouelhy (pictured) predicts Australia's white race will die out within 40 years because Australian men are too busy drinking, smoking and taking drugs.
Indigenous Peoples' Day Gains Momentum As A Replacement For Columbus Day
Denver, where Columbus Day was first celebrated about 100 years ago, now permanently recognizes Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Nazism and race
Nazism developed several hypotheses concerning races. The Nazis claimed to scientifically measure a strict hierarchy of human race; the "master race" was said to be the most pure stock of the Aryan ra...
Caucasian race
Caucasian race (also Caucasoid or Europid) has historically been used to describe the physical or biological type of some or all of the populations of Europe, North Africa, the Horn of Africa, Wester...
Aryan race
The Aryan race was a racial grouping commonly used in the period of the late 19th century to the mid 20th century to describe peoples of European and Western Asian heritage. It derives from the idea t...
Swedish Linnaeus Society
The Swedish Linnaeus Society (Swedish Svenska Linnésällskapet) is a Swedish learned society devoted to the study of the 18th century naturalist Carl Linnaeus. It was founded at a meeting taking place...
Sri Lankan Tamil people
Sri Lankan Tamil people (Tamil: இலங்கை தமிழர், ilankai tamiḻar  also Tamil: ஈழத் தமிழர், īḻat tamiḻar ) or Ceylon Tamils, also known as Eelam Tamils in Tamil, are a section of Tami...
Indigenous peoples of the Americas
The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian inhabitants of the Americas, and their descendants. Pueblos indígenas (indigenous peoples) is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries, ...
Australoid race
The Australoid race is a broad racial classification. The concept originated with a typological method of racial classification. They were described as having dark skin with wavy hair, in the case of ...
Qambrani
Qambrani (Balochi: بلوچ ) is a Baloch tribe in Balochistan and Sindh provinces of Pakistan. There are two available references which point that Qambarani founded the Khans (1) Qambarani being rul...
Elisabeth Christina von Linné
Elisabeth Christina von Linné (1743–1782), was a Swedish botanist, daughter of Carl von Linné and Sara Elisabeth Moræa.Linné is referred to as the first female botanist in Sweden in a modern sense, de...
Capoid race
The Capoid race is a historical racial category proposed in 1962 by anthropologist Carleton S. Coon and named after the Cape of Good Hope; these people had formerly been regarded as a sub-type of the ...