Speaking of Race
This episode, in honor of Black History Month, we interviewed Malcolm Byrnes about E.E. Just, a pioneering African American Biologist, and Joseph Graves about his own experience as an African American Evolutionary Biologist.Some resources for these interviews:Kenneth R. Manning (1983) Black Apollo of Science: The Life of Ernest Everett Just. Oxford University Press.Lilly’s obituary of Just in Science (1942): http://science.sciencemag.org/content/95/2453/10 Gould SJ. Flamingo’s smile: Reflections in natural history. New York: WW Norton and Company; 1985. Just in the middle: A solution to the mechanistvitalist controversy; pp. 377–391.Malcolm Byrnes on Just and Hotfreter: http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3371230 Graves Jr, Joseph L. The emperor's new clothes: Biological theories of race at the millennium. Rutgers University Press, 2003.Graves Jr, Joseph L. The Race Myth: Why We Pretend Race Exists in America. Plume, 2004.