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G E N E R A L

The Race Gallery
"How science deals with the issue of race, and how scientific—or pseudoscientific—ideas about race circulate through society as a whole." See also Marek Kohn's book, The Race Gallery: The Return of Racial Science.

Institute For the Study of Academic Racism
"The Institute for the Study of Academic Racism (ISAR) at Ferris State University is a non-profit educational foundation that acts as a resource service for students, academics, journalists, legislators and civil rights activists. ISAR monitors changing intellectual trends in academic racism, biological determinism, and eugenics."

 

H E A L T H

Research on Minority Health
National Institute of Health's Office of Research on Minority Health website.

Race, Health Care, and the Law
By Vernellia Randall of University of Dayton; includes annotated bibliographies. Extensive.

Bad Blood: The Troubled Legacy of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Includes the 1996 Final Report on Tuskegee, the presidential apology, and an overview of the 1994 symposium, "Doing Bad in the Name of Good."

 

G E N E T I C S

Human Genome Diversity Project
Official website. Note the "Proposed Model Ethical Protocol."

Human Genome Project Information
Addresses ethical issues; includes links, reports, statements, etc.

Minorities, Race, and Genomics
Part of the Human Genome Project Information Website.

Challenges and Impact of Human Genome Research for Communities of Colour
Proceedings from a conference presented by the National Educational Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.

Genome Technology and Reproduction
Link to the Communities of Colour and Genetic Policy Project.

Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism
Aims to aid Indigenous Peoples in the protection of their indigenous knowledge,culture, human rights, and genetic resources from biotechnology.

Genetic Education for Native Americans
From the Native American Cancer Research Corporation Website. An overview of The Genetic Education for Native Americans (GENA) Project.

The Genetic Archeology of Race
From The Atlantic Monthly, an article by Steve Olson about genetic research and its implications for the study of history.

Genes and Society
From the DNA Files, a creation of Sound Vision Productions. Annotated bibliography of books and websites on the social, legal, and ethical implications of genetic research.

 

R E P R O D U C T I V E   R I G H T S

Global Reproductive Health Forum
Sponsored by Harvard School of Public Health. Excellent.

Reproductive Health and Rights in South Asia
Sponsored by Global Reproductive Health Forum; includes online journal "Re/productions" and Reproductive Technology Watch.

Women of Color Web
From the Global Reproductive Health Forum. A website that provides acces to writing by and about American women of color.

Reproductive Technologies
From the Global Reproductive Health Forum. Explores the ways in which scientific and medical developments play a role in social reproduction. Contains articles and links.

Coerced Sterilization of Native American Women: A Comprehensive Bibliography
Includes internet and printed resources.

 

E U G E N I C S

Africa 2000
Discusses overpopulation in Africa. A "Eugenics Watch" section tracks the activities, membership, and history of the American and British eugenic societies; "The X Files" focuses on the intersections of eugenics and overpopulation discourse.

Pioneerfund
"To conduct or aid in conducting study and research into the problems of heredity and eugenics in the human race."

Image Archive of American Eugenic Movement
Donal DNA Learning Centre's informative site about the American Eugenics Movement. Includes primary source material from the Cold Spring Harbour Record Office.

 

H O L O C A U S T

Auschwitz Alphabet
List of all major links to holocaust resources on the web.

Cybrary of the Holocaust

 

S C I E N T I F I C    R A C I S M     N O W

The Institute for the Study of Academic Racism
Lansing, Michigan. Contains links and bibliographies.

HateWatch
Tracks sites dedicated to racial hatred.

Philippe Rushton
Explore the controversy stirred by Rushton's "scientific" work on racial differences. Links to his book Race, Evolution, and Behavior as well as to critical reviews. Brought to you by Upstream, dedicated to "provoking" ideas.

Bell Curve
Also by Upstream; focuses on questions of I.Q. sparked by the book The Bell Curve.

Stalking the Wild Taboo
Follows Philippe Rushton, Garrett Hardin, and others in stalking "multiculturalism, feminism, homosexualism ..." as evil and obfuscatory language.

 

E T H N I C  S T U D I E S

Chicana Studies Web Page
Links, including Health.

Making Face, Making Soul
Feminist site, includes bibliographies, cultural and academic resources. Excellent.

Index of Native American Resources on the Internet

NativeWeb
Hundreds of links; global scope. See "Science" (Agriculture, Anthropology, Health, Technology, Genetic Engineering, and Environment) in "Resources."

Center for the Study of Whiteness in American Culture: A Multiracial Organization
Includes reports, bibliography, workshops, conference proceedings; links to articles and organizations. Excellent.

Race Traitor
Related to eponymous journal on social construction of whiteness and politics of "new abolitionism." Slogan: "Treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity."

Native American Cybernetics
Site by Ron Eglash including links.

Mathematicians of the African Diaspora

A site by Scott Williams which exhibits the accomplishments of people from Africa and the African Diaspora in mathematics.

 

I N   T H E   P R O F E S S I O N S

Literature, Arts, and Medicine Database
Novels, films, etc. searchable by author's ethnicity.

The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Features profiles, statistics and bibliographies.

African-American Bibliography - Science, Medicine, and Allied Fields
New York State Library, 1991. Includes a list of patent-holders.

Black Health Net's Black History Pages
A tribute to African Americans in medical sciences including recent articles.

Hispanic Leaders in Science and Technology
The National Atomic Museum's exhibit on the contributions of Hispanic leaders in science and technology.

The Faces of Science: African American Science
Profiles African Americans who have contributed to advancements in science and engineering.

 

C Y B E R S P A C E

Race in Cyberspace
From Georgia Tech's web-based course; with links.

Black Pioneers of the Internet

 

A N T H R O P O L O G Y

Race, Genes, and Anthropology
Provides links and references for more information on this topic. From Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources.

American Anthropology Association's Statement on Race
From the AAA's website.

 

E N V I R O N M E N T A L   R A C I S M

Environmental Justice Resource Centre at Clark Atlanta University

Has links to reports, articles, and news items.

Native Americans and the Environment: Environmental Justice Links

Sponsored by the American Indian Heritage Foundation. Provides links to other sites.

Environmental Racism/Environmental Justice Annotated Links

A site by Meg Henson Scales.

What is Environmental Justice?

Principles of Environmental Justice from the First National People of Color Environmental Leadership Summit Held on October 24-27 1991.

P O L I C I N G

Race, Public Safety and DNA Identification

From the Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Technology at Arizona State University. An article by David H. Kaye, Edward J. Imwinkelried, and Michael E. Smith.

'First Order' Wisdom Meets 'Second Order' World

Report of Troy Duster's talk on race as a concept in science.

White Pill, Red Pill, Yellow Pill, Brown Pill: Pharmacogenomics and the Changing Face of Medicine

By Phillis Griffin Epps.

 

E X H I B I T I O N S   A N D   W O R L D   F A I R S

Exhibit of American Negroes

Historical and archival reconstruction of the Exhibit of American Negroes at the World's Fair in Paris in 1900. Created by Eugene F. Provenzo Jr. Ph.D., University of Miami.

African Americans at World's Fairs and Exhibition

Directory of online resources about world's fairs and exhibitions between 1876 and 1916.

Africans, Darkies, and Negroes: Black Faces at the Pan American Exposition of 1901, Buffalo NY

A short article about the Negro Exhibit in the Pan American Exposition of 1901 and its predecessor in Paris. Website created by Uncrowned Queens: African American Woman Community Builders of Western New York.


The Progress of a People

A Special presentation of the Daniel A.P. Murray Pamphley Collection. A Library of Congress Website



 

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