South Africa: Why Does Racism Prevail? Leading Scholars Apply Their Mi – AuthenticAfrican

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[The Conversation Africa] All people belong to one biological species and there are no human "races". So why does belief in race persist? It may be a scientific misconception, but it is real. It defines the lived experience of many people and determines how governments act and how people treat one another. How did race come to have this power and this durability?