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Racism Still Contaminating Science


Science & Tech  (tags: activism, Faye Flam, hippies, racism, science, worldwide hippies )

Joseph
- 2849 days ago - worldwidehippies.com
When a Psychology Today magazine blog appeared under the headline "Why Are African American Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?", some dismissed it as an isolated incident of racism and misogyny creeping into science



   

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Bryan Hamaker (2)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 3:54 am
Absolutely. You cnnot submit a request for funding to NIH, NSF, or NASA without documenting how you will provide extra help to Afro Americans who might be interestd in the research no matter if people of other races and ethnicities are more adept and more qualified. Submit a request without tjis addendum and see how quickly it is denied.
 

Freya H (345)
Tuesday May 31, 2011, 3:20 pm
I am confident that someday our entire society will be race neutral - but that will not happen in my lifetime. Someday we may mix and mingle our DNA enough that we will all be effectively the same race.
 

Roger G (148)
Wednesday June 1, 2011, 6:00 pm
it's a long way before racism is expelled from all human minds !
 
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