The Biology of the Race Problem

The Biology of the Race Problem

The Biology of the Race Problem

The Biology of the Race Problem

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The United States Supreme Court's ruling on the school integration cases is potentially one of the must fateful decisions ever made by a court. It could largely determine the nature of the flesh, bone, blood, and mind of future generations of Americans. Support for that decision and adherence to or rejection of the programs that it imposes should be based upon the most complete and reliable knowledge and understanding that it is possible to obtain. There is no record that the Court or the Federal government has at any time sought to get that knowledge and understanding, although the opinions of certain "authorities'' were cited as justification for the ruling.

When the Justices of the Supreme Court abandoned former legal precedents and the historic meaning of the Constitution, and based their decision in Brown vs. Board of Education upon "science" and the opinions of "authorities", they inevitably made the validity of their ruling dependent upon the truth and validity of their scientific material This should have been subjected to critical examination and was not. In addition there was a great deal of established fact and pertinent evidence bearing on the issue which the court neglected entirely.

One of the most important problems facing Americans today is, Shall we prague programs that would result in mixing the genes of the Negro race with those of the White race and so convert the population of the United States into a mixed-blooded people? Before saying yes to that question, before making any revolutionary decisions relative to so important and irreversible a matter, the information we have that bears on the issue should be carefully examined and critically evaluated.

As a contribution to presenting such evidence and for the purpose of weighing the merit of dogmas built up and imposed upon the public as a basis for revolutionary social and political programs, it is the object of this study to ask certain questions . . .

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