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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing: An Author You Should Know

Dr. Welsing’s book the The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors [1991, Third World Press] has been a best selling book on, every year, since 2000.  If you do NOTHING else, watch the video from 1974 when Tony Brown hosts a debate with Dr. Welsing and Nobel laureate in physics Dr. William Shockley. 

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From Wikipedia:
In 1965 William Shockley, Nobel laureate in physics and professor at Stanford University, made a public statement at the Nobel conference on “Genetics and the Future of Man” about the problems of “genetic deterioration” in humans caused by “evolution in reverse”. He claimed social support systems designed to help the disadvantaged had a regressive effect and subsequently claimed the most competent population group were the original European settlers in America which he claimed superior by virtue of the extreme selective pressures imposed by the harsh conditions of early colonialism.[34]

Speaking of the “genetic enslavement” of African Americans, owing to an abnormally high birth rate, Shockley discouraged improved education as a remedy, suggesting instead sterilization and birth control. In the following ten years he continued to argue in favor of this position, claiming it was not based on prejudice but “on sound statistics”.



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