W.E.B. DuBois's Challenge to Scientific Racism

@article{Taylor1981WEBDC,
  title={W.E.B. DuBois's Challenge to Scientific Racism},
  author={C. Marshall Taylor},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  year={1981},
  volume={11},
  pages={449 - 460}
}
  • C. M. Taylor
  • Published 1 June 1981
  • History
  • Journal of Black Studies
In 1929 several hundred people gathered in Chicago's North Hall to witness a debate on the question, "Should the Negro Be Encouraged to Cultural Equality?" The affirmative position was argued by W.E.B. DuBois. His opponent was Theodore Lothrop Stoddard, Harvard Ph.D. and author of dozens of popular articles and twenty-two books. During the course of the debate, Stoddard (1929: 1) summarized the conclusions to which "modern science" had led him: "To-day, as never before, we possess a clear… 
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