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The Origin of Race in the USA |Origins

Women of different nationalities and cultures standing together. Women s friendship, union of feminists or sisterhood. The concept of the female s empowerment movement.

Do you believe that your race correlates to your skin tone? Because that wasn’t always the case. So how did Americans come to believe that race equals certain visible physical characteristics such as skin color and hair? And why is it that certain ethnic groups that were once considered “non-white” became reclassified as “white”?

Source | PBS Origins