Negroid Race


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Negroid Race

 

the African branch of the Equatorial (or Negro-Australoid) race. Members of this race are distinguished by dark skin, curly hair, a broad nose, thick lips, and prognathism. The term “Negroid” is sometimes used to signify the Equatorial race.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Even more, is it fair to Africa, the continent, to tie it only to the negroid races? Leaving aside that this recent classification is not consistent with the demographic history of the continent at any point in time, a recent genetic study concluded that the continent, as it is today, is the most genetically diverse of all continents.
Whiteness subsequently changed again and morphed into a black-white bipolar structure, with the pseudo-scientific race divisions of Caucasian, Mongolian, and Negroid races marking the third epoch.