44 min

Eugenics, part 1 Speaking of Race

    • Society & Culture

Eugenics: the science and practice of promoting “good breeding” among humans. An early-20th-century movement so steeped in white supremacy that even some white people don’t count, much less people of color. Here we begin a series with more than you ever wanted to know about the sinister history of eugenics, including mass sterilization campaigns in the US and direct connections to the Holocaust.
Transcript here: http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/uploads/1/1/0/5/110557873/transcript.pdf

Eugenics: the science and practice of promoting “good breeding” among humans. An early-20th-century movement so steeped in white supremacy that even some white people don’t count, much less people of color. Here we begin a series with more than you ever wanted to know about the sinister history of eugenics, including mass sterilization campaigns in the US and direct connections to the Holocaust.
Transcript here: http://speakingofrace.ua.edu/uploads/1/1/0/5/110557873/transcript.pdf

44 min