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Jena Declaration: The Concept of Race Is the Result of Racism, Not Its Prerequisite
Jena University | Koozma J. Tarasoff – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Mar 2020

It was historically significant that the ‘Jena Declaration’ was endorsed at Jena University, Germany, 100 years after the death of its most famous zoology professor Ernst Haeckel (1834–1919) who co-founded scientific racism, which led to eugenics, antisemitism, involuntary sterilizations, racial wars, the racial policy of Nazi Germany, xenophobia, apartheid, etc. Haeckel divided human beings into 10 races, and believed Negroes were savages doomed to extinction and that Whites were the most civilised.

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