2022 47th Annual Conference
Save the Date!
 Race, Racism, and Inequality in the 21st Century--
Defining and Confronting the Challenges
April 1-2, 2022

Conference Overview and Call for Papers Forthcoming!
Join us for our monthly free live webinars leading up to the conference,
The ECCSSA Colloquy Spotlight.
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 Related Learning Links and Videos

RACE: Origins, Biology and Social Construction

Forget the Old Labels.  Here's a New Way to Look at Race-Washington Post
The origins of race.

Historical Foundations of Race
A history of the interpretations of Race in America. The term “race,” used infrequently before the 1500s, was used to identify groups of people with a kinship or group connection. The modern-day use of the term “race” is a human invention.

Is Race a Social Construct? The Natural History Museum Investigates
Race and racism are complex subjects, but the Natural History Museum takes them on with energy and zeal in a new exhibition, Race: Are We So Different? The show is the first national exhibition to spell out the construct of “race” and all that it encompasses from a biological, cultural and historical point of view.

Talking About Race
A resource site for all levels of parents, educators, students and children on talking and understanding the construct of race. The site provides tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation.

The Race Project
Explores the origins of the construct of Race.


 Videos on Race

Race: Are We So Different?


Liberalism and Racial Justice- Dr. Charles Mills

Liberalism and Racial Justice-Dr. Charles Mills

Theorizing Racial Justice

The Origin of Race in the US

The Biology of Race, Genetics  and Genetic Variation

Anthropology and the Question of Race
Unpack the ambiguities around race, skin color, and biology. After reviewing the history of Social Darwinism,
you’ll see how Franz Boas and other 20th century anthropologists shifted our understanding of race to
 show how it is a cultural construct, independent of biology and geography.

Origin of the Human Race and the Invention of White People with Anthropologist Michael Kilman

There is Only One Race-Jane Elliott

Black Noveau-Jane Elliott-Part 1

Black Noveau-Jane Elliott-Part 2

Black Noveau-Jane Elliott-Part 3