Chapter 6: Johann Friedrich Blumenbach Names White People “Caucasian”

by Prof. Felicia Steele Editor’s note: Prof. Felicia Steele revives the Beyond Black and White Discussion group discussion of Dr. Nell Painter’s History of White People with this helpful introduction to this pivotal chapter which not only explains the origin of the term Caucasian as a synonym for European ancestry. Here is our overview of […]

History of White People, Chapter 5

The White Beauty Ideal as Science by Simona Brickers Chapter 5 served its own personal challenges within a social structure that speaks to convince all ethnicities that white skin is preferred. This topic escapes no one, instead it infects the mere grasping that one self is important in all ways that we emerged because we […]