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AAA Recommends “Race” be Scrapped; Suggests New Government Categories

Mary Margaret Overbey

ARLINGTON, VA — September 8, 1997. The US Government should phase out use of the term “race” in the collection of federal data because the concept has no scientific justification in human biology, according to a statement released today by the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

High Plains Applied Anthropologist No. 1, Vol. 18, Spring, 1998 pg. 90

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