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Originally posted by ~Lucidity
When is Asian History Month? When is Hispanic History Month? When is Native American History Month?
edit on 2/13/2011 by ~Lucidity because: formatting error
Race refers to classifications of humans into relatively large and distinct populations or groups often based on factors such as appearance based on heritable phenotypical characteristics or geographic ancestry, but also often influenced by and correlated with traits such as culture, ethnicity and socio-economic status. As a biological term, race denotes genetically divergent human populations that can be marked by common phenotypic traits. This sense of race is often used by forensic anthropologists when analyzing skeletal remains, in biomedical research, and in race-based medicine. The study of shared traits among peoples is also conducted along ethnic lines, involving the endogamic history of groups. Racial groupings may correspond with patterns of social stratification, helping social scientists to understand the underlying disparities among racially defined groups of people. Additionally, law enforcement utilizes race to create profiles of wanted suspects in an expeditious manner.
While scientists use the concept of race to make practical distinctions among fuzzy sets of traits, the scientific community feels that the idea of race is often used by the general public in a naive or simplistic way, erroneously designating wholly discrete types of individuals. Among humans, race has no cladistic significance—all people belong to the same hominid subspecies, Homo sapiens sapiens.
Oh, and if *RACE*, as you "Claim" is not real.... then why bother having Black History month in the first place?
Since Black is not a real thing to describe humans.
This can be taken to it's logical conclusion so far as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is needlessly advancing the cause of people who are no different than the rest of us.
Hiring quotas for "Minorities" of course should be the next thing to go, since Race is not a real thing...
Originally posted by Question Fate
why is this thread made EVERY YEAR
not only is racist bait, im fully aware the OP knows FULL WELL white history is taught every day in every school across the country...