Decisive, 5 strong , 4 intermediate strong , 3 intermediate weak , 2 weak , 1 very weak , 0 equivocal. Differences in children at younger ages that are out of proportion to the expected genetic affect, accordingly, are due to environmental influences the IQ of parents — differences which can be reduced e. Reave up and down the Sword Coast as a dwarven barbarian?
Racism and discrimination from the onset
Opening Moves 7 Gottfredson, To see this we can analyze the scores of the biracial kids with white mothers. Broad domains of cognitive ability — such as verbal and perceptual— organizational abilities — generally show similar amounts of genetic influence, although the genetic influence on memory tends to be somewhat smaller. On the possibility of the reemergence of a dysgenic trend with respect to intelligence in American fertility differentials. Richard Lynn originally found continental African IQs below
If we assume that the kids were raised in an IQ envrionmentality equivalent to i. From an environmentalist perspective the lowest, in IQ metrics, that the cognitive environment could have been is The real issue is that gap relative to the control group -. Another possibility is that there was sampling error.
How do environmentalists explain that, even though the German Welcher norms indicate the sexes performs equally on the test? They must say that either the white girls had a lower genotypic IQ than the white boys or that the white girls had an inferior environment relative to the white boys and that the Biracial girls and boys had superior and inferior environments to the white girls and boys, respectively.
Either way necessitates experimental error. Do Dickens et al. Intermediate strong support for the environmentalist hypothesis. This study provides weak support for the environmental hypothesis. Environment was more or less controlled for and across all assessments the pattern predicted by the hereditarian hypothesis was not found.
The average age of the orphans, though, was 3. First, we have to make some assumptions about the genotypic IQs of the parents, assuming a hereditarian point of view. It could therefore be argued that the non-white parents may have been of higher IQ than the white parents…[w]e found no evidence to support such hypotheses…the occupations of a third of the natural fathers was unknown, but for the rest there was not significant difference between the proportion of manual and non-manual workers in the different racial groups or different home or nursery environments.
Any difference between the offspring, therefore, would have to be due to regression towards the mean. Based on this, we would predict that the Black and biracial orphans mean age 3. Now, to account for the gaps, environmentalists would have to maintain that the Black and biracial orphans had a superior environment equivalent to. Environmental advantage minus genetoypic disadvantage.
This is an important and often missed point: Effectively, to account for the difference, hereditarians would have to maintain that the Black and biracial orphans had a slightly extra superior environment — equivalent to.
As demonstrated by the many US early intervention programs e. Basically, studies that measure differences at low ages without controlling for environments or genetics are not too informative and so can not be given much weight. Intelligence test results of poor white, native Zulu , coloured and Indian school children and the social and educational implications.
Amalgamations, New and Old: Harris and Thomas, The educational cost of being Multiracial: The heritability of general cognitive ability increases linearly from childhood to young adulthood.
Results of a Longitudinal Stud. Obstacles, problems, and pitfalls in differential psychology. Review of intelligence and how to get it: Why schools and cultures count, R.
Family socialization and the IQ test performance of traditionally and transracially adopted black children. Heredity, environment, and race differences in IQ: A commentary on Rushton and Jensen. Estimating African American admixture proportions by use of population-specific alleles. IQ, birth weight, and number of sexual partners in White, African American, and mixed race adolescents.
Testing the genetic hypothesis of group mean IQ differences in South Africa: Absence of a relationship between degree of white ancestry and intellectual skill in a black population. The Minnesota Transracial Adoption Study: Past Practices and Implicationsfor the Future.
Templer and Arikawa, Temperature, skin color, per capita income, and IQ: A systematic literature review of the average IQ of sub-Saharan Africans. Intellectual development of children from interracial matings: Performance in infancy and at 4 years. February article, particularly the reference to two studies that used blood groups to estimate the degree of African ancestry in American Blacks in relation to their IQ scores they found no relation.
I have experience in such admixture estimation e. My article gave the fast estimate of the proportion of White ancestry in American Blacks Pw with a standard error, 0.
I suggest a method that, had it been used with data of the second study and if the genetic hypothesis is true, probably would have confirmed the genetic hypothesis. The methodologies of these two studies share a basic misconception—that all blood and serum groups are useful in estimating P.
This is plainly false, as I Reed, showed. If I had estimated Pw using the MN blood groups both the Loehlin and Scarr groups used them , the standard error would have been even much larger than for ABO and would have been worthless see below.
The racial informativeness of a gene used to estimate P measured by the reciprocal of the variance of Pw is a function of its relative frequencies in the two ancestral populations, African and White. Thus, when testing an American Black, every allele at this ideal locus derived from a White ancestor is recognized as such.
But contrast this with the situation using the MN blood groups: In both Whites and Africans, the M and N alleles each have frequencies close to. This locus provides essentially no information on the ancestry of American Blacks! The consequences of using all blood and serum groups available, without regard to their great differences in racial informativeness, as the Loehlin Loehlin et al.
Assuming that they had the equivalent of 60 unrelated individuals their sample contains monozygous and dizygous twins , one can calculate that a P for their sample would have a standard error of about.
Other blood groups would have considerably larger standard errors and confidence intervals and, so, give little or no information. Yet Loehlin et al. Gm serum groups were determined testing for four factors and could also have given a useful estimate of P,. Ten other groups were also tested. This coefficient was intended to give a rank ordering of individuals according to their degree of ancestry from one population, say A.
Now consider the effect of one uninformative Locus X, for example the MN blood groups, on this coefficient. Add the random effects of other only slightly informative loci, such as the ABO, and the coefficient will necessarily lose much of its potential for ancestry identification.
This is because, with the usual sample sizes, absence of a phenotype at Locus Y does not mean that its true frequency is not of the order of. With the above problems, it is not surprising that the correlations between the odds coefficient and the measures of cognitive skills were nonsignificant; it would be surprising if they were otherwise. Incidentally, although Scarf et al.
They used 10 blood and serum groups, including Duff , and Gm, and corrected the DBP readings for gender, age, and obesity. Although they recognized that accurate individual estimates of P were not a possible Reed, , such estimates were made anyway, and the corrected DBP values were regressed on them.
Increasing DBP accompanied increasing P. Evidently, the overall information on P was more than adequate, although individually inaccurate. Both are quantitative traits, are moderately heritable h: Furthermore, the value 3. After expending so much effort in collecting their data, it is a pity not to analyze them properly.
The Predictive validity of the blood groups is 0. Given a normal distribution, the upper and lower thirds of the sample are 2. If we suppose a between group heritability of IQ of. Accordingly, one shift in ancestry equals a 0. Given our test score-genotypic ancestry correlation, the expected correlation between test scores and ancestry as indexed by blood groups, which have a predictive validity of 0.
Given our predicted correlation of 0. The more one thought about it the less one saw any justification for the evasive, self-defeating attitude of conservatives, or the outright self-betrayal of Anglo-American liberals. One might attribute it to mawkish sentimentality, venality, blindness, or cowardice, but none of these seemed sufficient to account for the situation.
Perhaps the element that appeared from my experience to come the closest to the root cause was ignorance, but a strange, self-perpetuating kind of ignorance bordering on hypnosis, an ignorance nourished by the pervasive power of the news and entertainment media after it had first been instilled by the academic hierarchy-an ignorance buttressed by feelings of guilt which the ignorance itself created.
For a scientific justification of positing this Hypothesis or any biologically based group differences refer hereL 7, 12, For a sociopolitical justification and implications, refer here 14, 18, 32, 34, For a discussion of the fallacies used to derail this hypothesis, refer here 5, 6, 7 , 26, 27 , On the sociopolitical level, one policy of western societies is to monitor ethnoracial participation in various fields and enforce, directly or indirectly, group based quotas 38 — whether these quotas are framed in terms of Affirmative Action or Diversity Policy These quota are often justified on the basis of various claims of current discrimination, when not the legacy of historic discrimination.
To the extent that endogenous factors within an ethnorace are the cause of the differences, this justification does not stand Hunt and Carlson give a cogent discussion of this concern A great deal of public money has been spent on programs to improve the performance of African American and Latino children by making changes within the school system.
One of the most important measures in effect at the time of this article, the No Child Left Behind Act, requires school systems to reduce the scholastic achievement gap between White, African American, and Latino children or risk losing substantial federal subsidies. In the Larry P. Riles case, a federal appellate court ordered the State of California not to use intelligence tests to place African American children in special-education classes, on the grounds that systematically poorer performance of these children on intelligence tests was inherently prejudicial.
If we take the logic of the act and the court decisions together, the California schools are simultaneously required to a reduce the achievement gap and b do so without offering separate forms of instruction to African Americans based on screening for intelligence.
The requirements are reasonable, providing that three implicit assumptions are correct. The first is that the achievement gap can be reduced by offering better instruction, the second is that the difference in the test scores of African American and White children does not reflect any difference in underlying mental competence at the time of testing, and the third is that children at different levels of intelligence do not need different forms of instruction.
The same argument applies to anti-discrimination laws. But what counts as evidence for discrimination? The law is quite clear on this point. Consider the following example, which is based on realistic numbers. The Wonderlic test is a short intelligence test frequently used in employee selection. For simplicity, let us assume that it is This translates to a standard score of 1. If we apply the. But this is not the end of the story!
Intelligence tests are never perfect guides to performance. Suppose that, as is reasonable to believe, the correlation between test scores and job performance in the applicant population is approximately. This is in the range established by Schmidt and Hunter, , in their meta-analysis.
One could argue, then, that the mean difference in estimated job effectiveness is. If this reasoning is accepted, the top 2. Depending on the assumptions that we make, the ratio of qualified applicants in the two applicant pools is either 1: Should the EEOC demand an impact ratio of not less than.
Disregarding such arguments in order to achieve equality of representation in a workforce or student body could lead to serious economic consequences Gottfredson, ; Hunt, This is the point at which policy considerations come into play. Average genetic differences are possible endogenous factor; there are, of course, others more significant factors such as culture and social capital 29, In addition to the above, to the extent the hypothesis is true some of the historic claims of discrimination will need to be revisited, along with the criticism of the ethnoeuropean culture.
To quote Levin Lyndon Johnson introduced affirmative action for government contractors via the analogy of a man released from shackles required to run a foot race, and who Johnson reasoned deserves a head start to make up for his unjust handicap. Many quota advocates say they reject the redress rationale. In literal terms, affirmative action, particularly when state-imposed, is recognized as prima facie unfair to whites who never discriminated.
To dodge this objection, defenders of affirmative action now say it is necessary to create role models or prevent renewed discrimination. Ronald Dworkin offers an elaborate rationale based on a distinction between personal and external preferences. Race spends a number of pages arguing that virtually all of these rationales tacitly rely on compensation, or share the compensatory premise that the race gap in attainment is due to harm done to blacks by whites. The compensation rationale and its many avatars are no firmer than the causal premise.
Negatively, racial discrimination cannot explain black failure because there is not enough of it. And were racism thus indirectly responsible for the attainment gap, the compensation argument would reenter at one remove, with blacks deserving redress for their wrongfully caused dysfunctional traits.
That is why letting the issue rest at the phenotypic level is inconclusive. The case for reparation can be judged only by looking at whether racism offers a better account than biology of the lower IQs and higher time preferences of blacks.
The topic of genes is unavoidable, Race insists. No matter what the black shortcoming, some will insist that racism is its cause, or the cause of its cause, or the cause of that cause.
Sooner or later, the genetic question must be faced. The Fourteenth Amendment excludes only racial classifications irrelevant to any vital government function. The Constitutional powers-that-be have decided that compensating blacks is a sufficiently central government function to support laws burdening whites.
I elaborate on this in Appendix IV: The Moral basis for arguing the Hereditarian Hypothesis. For example, since the mids, unscrupulous authors have purported to show that intelligence is determined by race.
More recently, Nobel Prize winner William B. Shockley1 of Stanford University and educational psychologist Arthur Jensen of the University of California at Berkeley have argued that genetics accounts for alleged IQ differences among the races. There is neither valid scientific justification for this alleged inferiority nor for either of its presumed explanations.
Race, Genetics, and Scientific Integrity. Racism is the belief that the genetic factors which constitute race are a primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. The claim, never clearly spelled out, is either that positing in genetic etiology for some group differences is, ipso facto, racist, or that only a racist would posit a genetic etiology, and therefore, positing a genetic etiology represents a racist act of some sort.
With regards to the former, the operant phrase in the definition of racism is and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race. For a discussion of this refer to Appendix II. This leaves the claim that the hereditarian hypothesis is racist because it is something that only racists would consider. For a discussion of this refer to: To quote Linda Gottfredson But are they correct?
None has provided any reasoned argument or evidence, just allusions to evil and catastrophe, to justify this stance. Might they have it backwards?
To my eye, efforts to hide or shade the truth about human variation are doing grievous harm to the body politic e. Keep in mind that false belief in infinite human malleability led to some of the worst horrors of the 20th century. I also think it is patronizing and usually self-serving when elites contend that the American public cannot be trusted with certain facts. The onus, in my view, is on those who would withhold information that is so relevant to public life.
We should not be surprised that the public often misunderstands the results on intelligence, because it has been systematically miseducated by media accounts, many college textbooks, and other ostensible sources of enlightenment.
Saying that some who posits the Hereditarian hypothesis is ipso facto racist is defamatory and libelous. Natural selection has driven population differentiation in modern humans 2 Beckman, The General Intelligence Factor 5 Gottfredson, Logical fallacies used to dismiss the evidence on intelligence testing.
Flynn, Ceci, and Turkheimer on Race and Intelligence: Opening Moves 7 Gottfredson, Hurting those we intend to help 8 Gottfredson, What if the Hereditarian Hypothesis is True? Foundations and Issues in Assessment 11 Hardimon, Wallis Simpson was Wrong 12 Hunt and Carlson, Why Race Matters For a review, refer here: Standing on the shoulders of the giants of psychometric intelligence research 16 Meisenberg, The neuroscience of human intelligence differences 20 Pickrell, Coop, Novembre, et al.
Signals of recent positive selection in a worldwide sample of human populations. The NRG—ERBB4 signaling pathway is well-studied and known to be involved in the development of a number of tissues, including heart, neural, and mammary tissue Gassmann et al. Variants in genes in this pathway have been associated with risk of schizophrenia [comment: Reduction in Measured Subgroup Mean Differences: A Noble Conception 26 Sesardic, Nature, nurture, and politics 27 Sesardic, Philosophy of Science That Ignores Science: The ethics of characterizing difference: An international perspective 33 Singer, A Meta-Analysis 34 Rushton and Jenson, Thirty years of research on race differences in cognitive ability 35 Gottfredson, The practical significance of black—white differences in intelligence 36 Deary, Johnson, and Houlihan, Genetic foundations of human intelligence 37 Gottfredson, From the ashes of affirmative action 38 Gottfredson, Culture-gene coevolution of individualism-collectivism and the serotonin transporter gene 45 Green, Krause, Briggs et.
Intelligence and social inequality: Why the biological link? The Court similarly fails to acknowledge the better tests used in other cities, which have yielded less racially skewed outcomes. By order of this Court, New Haven, a city in which African-Americans and Hispanics account for nearly 60 percent of the population, must today be served—as it was in the days of undisguised discrimination—by a fire department in which members of racial and ethnic minorities are rarely seen in command positions.
In arriving at its order, the Court barely acknowledges the pathmarking decision in Griggs v. The claim that the tests are flawed and the implication of disguises racism is obviously predicated on the conception that test disparities are a result of the tests itself.
Lesion mapping of cognitive abilities 50 Flynn, The spectacles through which I see the race and IQ debate 51 Hirsh, A New Meta-Analysis 53 Stevens, Relevance of education and intelligence at the national level for the economic welfare of people 55 Rindermann, The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparisons: Why national IQs do not support evolutionary theories of intelligence 57 Wicherts, Dolan, and van der Mass, A humanized version of Foxp2 affects cortico-basal ganglia circuits in mice 61 Nielsen, et al.
Recent and ongoing selection in the human genome. Genetic variation and recent positive selection in worldwide human populations: In principle, the sharing of an inferred ancestry component among individuals could reflect recent admixture, ancient shared ancestry, or both. Although additional knowledge concerning the likely history of the populations involved can help distinguish among these possibilities, this is a descriptive rather than a statistical analysis.
As the method does not allow inference of the most likely number of clusters K , we ran the analysis multiple times and observed highly concordant results across multiple runs for values of K up to 6. Global landscape of recent inferred Darwinian selection for Homo sapiens 65 Way and Lieberman, Is there a genetic contribution to cultural differences?
Collectivism, individualism and genetic markers of social sensitivity 66 Harpending and Cochran, Three dopaminergic polymorphisms are associated with academic achievement in middle and high school. The reasons why these genes had different effects on different subjects at different times are not immediately obvious. The differential genetic effects, however, likely are produced, in part, by the fact that performance in certain academic subjects depends on the use of specific regions of the brain.
Discusses the relevance of Race in biomedical research. Is Homo sapiens polytypic? Human taxonomic diversity and its implications ; Crow, The biology of race and the concept of equality ; Sesardic, For example, look at figure 1 in Bastos-Rodriguez, Pinmenta, Penal, The Genetic Structure of Human Populations Studied Through Short Insertion-Deletion Polymorphisms Given enough loci to analyze, individuals can be definitively assigned to populations or a set of them.
Hypotheses regarding the selective pressures driving the threefold increase in the size of the hominid brain since Homo habilis include climatic conditions, ecological demands, and social competition.
We provide a multivariate analysis that enables the simultaneous assessment of variables representing each of these potential selective forces. Data were collated for latitude, prevalence of harmful parasites, mean annual temperature, and variation in annual temperature for the location of hominid crania dating from 1. We also included a proxy for population density and two indexes of paleoclimatic variability for the time at which each cranium was discovered.
Results revealed independent contributions of population density, variation in paleoclimate, and temperature variation to the prediction of change in hominid cranial capacity CC. Although the effects of paleoclimatic variability and temperature variation provide support for climatic hypotheses, the proxy for population density predicted more unique variance in CC than all other variables. The pattern suggests multiple pressures drove hominid brain evolution and that the core selective force was social competition.
Craniometric patterns of three Nigerian ethnic groups. Gould and Rushton have also showed very similar figures. Tribe had a significant effect on cranial volume at 0. Intercultural comparisons demonstrated significant variation as reported by Howells , Froment and Lahr This may be attributable to a common ancestral origin of the Ibo and Urhobo people or inter marriages which are very common between these cultures with interchange of physical characteristics over the years since these people have been cordial neighbours.
Also the cranial volume of male This important characteristic which was also previously observed Rushton, is very important in sex determination. Cranial volume has demonstrated strong sexual dimorphic patterns and thus individuals from the studied populations can be differentiated from those of other races….
The craniometric patterns of three indigenous Nigerian ethnic groups have been presented highlighting certain features common to Nigerians and perhaps indeed West African populations. It has also been shown that craniometric patterns are significant indices for inter ethnic differentiation of population groups. In spite of these observations, similarities which enabled intracultural differentiation did occur as exhibited by craniometric patterns in this study. Inevitably therefore, craniometric studies are most essential in the study of population dynamics especially with respect to quantitative variables.
This study has further demonstrated the well established genealogy that the three studied populations may have evolved from a common ancestral origin. Asian-Black differences in aptitude and difficulty of chosen academic discipline.
Brain Size, Intelligence, and Paleoclimatic Variation. In Geher and Miller, In this respect they are like means and standard deviations. They are outcome measures, summarizing the results of a great many diverse, intricate, individually variable events and processes, but they can nevertheless be quite useful. They can tell us how much of the variation in a given trait the genes and family environments explain, and changes in them place some constraints on theories of how this occurs.
On the other hand they have little to say about specific mechanisms, i. Many psychologists and neuroscientists are actively studying such processes; data on heritabilities may give them ideas about what to look for and where or when to look for it. A common error is to assume that because something is heritable it is necessarily unchangeable.
Heritability does not imply immutability. As previously noted, heritable traits can depend on learning, and they may be subject to other environmental effects as well.
On the other hand, there can be effective environmental changes that do not change heritability at all. If the environment relevant to a given trait improves in a way that affects all members of the population equally, the mean value of the trait will rise without any change in its heritability because the differences among individuals in the population will stay the same.
The global bell curve: Because average, upper and lower levels are correlated there are at first sight no large differences: Comments on correlations of IQ with skin color and geographic—demographic variables. A large number of national and geographic population samples were used to test the hypothesis that the variation in mean values of skin color in the diverse populations are consistently correlated with the mean measured or estimated IQs of the various groups, as are some other physical variables, known as an ecological correlation.
Straightforward statistical analyses clearly bear out the hypothesis, showing a significant positive ecological correlation between lightness of mean skin color and mean IQ across different populations. The main limitation of such a study design is that correlations obtained from this type of analysis are completely non-informative regarding any causal or functional connection between individual differences in skin pigmentation and individual differences in IQ, nor are they informative regarding the causal basis of the correlation, e.
IQ, cultural values, and the technological achievement of nations. Black Africans are the most highly educated group in British society. A reply to Flynn. Academic achievement in Blacks and Whites: Are the developmental processes similar?
No more than skin deep: A reply to Levin and Lynn. We think that it is exceedingly implausible that these differences are either entirely genetically based or entirely environmentally based. The true causes of racial-group differences in IQ, or in any other characteristic, are likely to be too complex to be captured by locating them on a single hereditarianism-environmentalism dimension. Furthermore, such terms represent a qualitative shorthand for issues that are explicitly quantitative and should be expressed as such Loehlin, We feel that terms such as hereditarianism and environmentalism blur important quantitative differences rather than increase their clarity.
A Comment on the Minnesota transracial adoption study. On the possibility of the reemergence of a dysgenic trend with respect to intelligence in American fertility differentials. A Chalenge to the Intelectual Responsibility of Educators. Still just 1 g: Consistent results from five test batteries.
Cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms of the law of general intelligence. Big-brained people are smarter: A meta-analysis of the relationship between in vivo brain volume and intelligence. Research on group differences in intelligence is scientifically valid and socially important. The association between brain volume and intelligence is of genetic origin. Evolutionary accounts of human behavioural diversity. In other words, the B—W difference on psychometric tests and their many external correlates as well is mainly a function of g, so that the more a test measures g, the more it discriminates between unselected groups of Blacks and Whites.
No other feature of tests is as highly correlated with the variable size of the mean B—W difference on various tests. Nor are socioeconomic status or other social background factors as sharply predictive of B—W differences on a given test as is the g factor. Because g is the primary effective factor both in the practical validity of tests and in the magnitude of the B—W difference in unselected groups, the conjunction of these two effects is the unavoidable cause of adverse impact when g-loaded tests are used in selection.
This is a more serious matter than if the tests were merely biased in cultural content: The Dilemma of group differences: The Dilemma of Group Differences. Differences on work sample test i. The difference is larger for cognitively loaded skills: Implications of differences, were the US to embrace meritocratic equal opportunity, abolish ethnoracial quotas, and use standard forms of assessment 8: Ethnic group differences in cognitive ability and educational setting: Work Samples tests in personal selection: A meta-analysis of Black-White differences in overall and exercise scores.
Updating the trainability tests literature on black-white subgroup differences and reconsidering criterion-related validity. Subgroup differences on Cognitive tests in contests other than personal selection. Black Americans reduce the racial IQ gap; Gottfredson, Implications of cognitive differences for schooling within diverse societies. Although no twin studies of severe mental retardation have been reported, an interesting sibling study shows no familial resemblance.
In a study of over 17, children, 0. As shown in Figure 4 dotted line , siblings of these retarded children were not retarded. In other words, moderate to severe mental retardation showed no familial resemblance, a finding implying that mental retardation is not heritable. In contrast, siblings of mildly retarded children 1. The average IQ for these siblings of mildly retarded children was only Racial and Ethnic Representation in Gifted Programs: Given the absence of X-factors, the high within group heritability of intelligence poses a problem for environmentalists.
Briefly, the variance between two groups can either result from factors which only act between but not within groups X-factors or it can result from factors which also cause variance within both groups variable factors. Since X-factors have been empirically ruled out 1 in the said case, the difference between the groups must be due to variable factors.
High heritability, though, constrains the possible influence of individual variable factors. I will address the many causes hypothesis.
The many causes hypothesis was recently argued by Nisbett Hunt and Carlson in Hunt and Carlson agree with this idea, stating: How many possible causes have been proposed? How does the intricate web of Hereditarian logic stand in wake of these 5 score and some possible causes? As the various measures have high validity, the gap is not due to test bias of any sort. The gap is general intelligence loaded and general intelligence has substantial structural and function neurophysiology correlates.
As such, the gap has a substantial biological component. As such, the amount of within group difference needed to cause a between group difference assuming no X-factors can be determined given a specific BGH and WGH value. You can use this calculator to transform SD to percentile. And this, as we said, precludes single variable factors. Imagine if the difference in IQ between college age blacks and whites was said to be due to hours of college homework done h.
If so, since h is a factor that varies within groups, we would have: That this is not the case can easily be verified 4. However, the above does not preclude the possibility that many factors add up to create the difference. There are two reasons why this is improbable.
This is important because such factors would more or less be equally distributed across SES. Other possible causes like poverty e. Since the factors which would have been equally distributed across SES have been effectively ruled out, the gap for high SES blacks would have to be caused by a different combination of factors that cause the the gap for low SES blacks.
More still, the number of possible explanations for the high SES black-white gap are severely constrained. Given D the gap must be partially developmental in nature; it is a biological gap the emerges across the development periods of Black and white children and young adults.
To explain that difference, 1. As BGH is said to be zero, groups are considered to be genetically equal. The largest ever reported difference between MZ twins, however, was 24 points or 1. Moreover, the average absolute difference due to both genetics and environment between all random pairs of individual in a population would be 17 points or 1.
To say that the B and W subpopulations are genetically identical, is to say that these subpopulations are equivalent to being sets of identical twins. Given a total average difference of 6. One could, for example, cite Flynn and Dickens ; when projecting their data out to year , Flynn and Dickens found an average IQ of 88 for African Americans below the age of This would give a within difference of only 1. Yet Flynn and Dickens, nonetheless, found an average IQ of I recalculated the average IQ gap and derived and average of.
This is substantial given that an X-factor explanation was long held to be the cause of the gap. Race, social class, and individual differences in I. On the relationship between sources of within- and between-group differences and measurement invariance in the common factor model.
No more than skin deep. American Psychologist; Rowe and Cleveland, Ethnic and racial similarity in developmental process. Ethnic and racial similarity in developmental process: A study of academic achievement. If we assume that none of the SES difference is due to genetics, and assume a.
By adulthood the heritability of general intelligence approaches. Similar heritabilities have been found elsewhere; Pal, Shyam and Singh found a heritability of. Department of Education survey of the conduct and attitudes of the parents of American students from kindergarten through grade 12 Hereditarian hypothesis proposes that the between group differences are caused by the same factors which cause within group differences genes and environment. Given that the heritability of IQ increases with age within groups, it should increase with age between groups.
Though, to note, Rushton has often argued in error in my opinion that the differences are more or less constant from age 6 up.
Another way to say this is that genetic differences impose themselves more as one ages. Differences in children at younger ages that are out of proportion to the expected genetic affect, accordingly, are due to environmental influences the IQ of parents — differences which can be reduced e.
The environmental variance The genetic variance is the twin correlation X the population SD Deary, Penke and Johnson, Hunt and Carlson, Population Differences In Intelligence: The Science of Mental Ability. Positive association between cognitive ability and cortical thickness in a representative US sample of healthy 6 to 18 year-olds.
Cortical thickness correlates of specific cognitive performance accounted for by the general factor of intelligence in healthy children aged 6 to Race, genes, and disparity Just another WordPress. The reasonability of positing the Hereditarian Hypothesis A.
Clarifications Motivation My interest is not in convincing anyone that this or that subpopulation phenotypic difference has a partial genetic etiology, but rather in forcing an empirical test of the genetic hypothesis and resolving this issue once and for all. Clarification about the Concept of Race On the matter of biology and race, there seems to be considerable confusion, no doubt artfully sowed.
Whole-genome genetic diversity in a sample of Australians with deep Aboriginal ancestry Trishkoff, Clarification about the meaning of general intelligence General intelligence g can operantly be defined as the property that both IQ and Reaction time tasks measure. Clarification about the Meaning of Average differences When we talk about group differences, with respect to population genetics, we are talking about mean averages.
Social Consequences of Group Differences in Cognitive Ability Clarification about the meaning of heritability To say that a difference is heritable is to say that, given equal conditions, individuals or groups will differ as a result of genetically conditioned endogenous factors. The Hereditarian Hypothesis and plausibility The issue being discussed is called the hereditarian hypothesis HH from now on.
Asian-Black differences in aptitude and difficulty of chosen academic discipline 75 Roth, Huffcutt, Bobko, I will outline these below: The reality of race I. A map of recent positive selection in the human genome III. Global landscape of recent inferred Darwinian selection for Homo sapiens There is also convergent evidence supporting the hypothesis that populations differ in cognitive genetics.
Wallis Simpson was Wrong See also A semantic defense of the ordinary race concept for an elaboration of this. Standing on the shoulders of the giants of psychometric intelligence research 15 VII.
The heritability and biological basis of intelligence within populations VIII. Lesion mapping of cognitive abilities linked to intelligence IX. As the environmentalist James Flynn noted: Flynn a, The existence of g just makes the implications of the hereditarian hypothesis, if true, unavoidable. The relative consistency of ethnoracial differences XI. Relevance of education and intelligence at the national level for the economic welfare of people The highest values for the smart fractions are found in East Asia …followed by Western and Eastern European and North American countries, by South European countries, Arab or Muslim and Latin American countries and finally by sub-Saharan countries.
The impact of smart fractions, cognitive ability of politicians and average competences of peoples on social development When it comes to causality and national differences, the causal pathway runs from cognitive capacity out: The Effect of Cognitive Ability on Wealth, as Mediated Through Scientific Achievement and Economic Freedom Within highly mixed nations, with no explicit racial classes, the expected pattern predicted by Hereditarians can also be seen between individuals with different proportions of ancestral mixture.
Villarreal found them in Mexico: Race differences in intelligence Overall, the global pattern of differences is as predicted by the Hereditarian Hypothesis. The likelihood of the Hereditarian differences These studies do not prove that blacks and whites would have exactly the same scores if they were raised in the same environment and treated the same way.
Equivocal ] 2 Global consistency. Refer to National G differences [Hereditarians have to strain themselves to explain the high performance of many globally southern immigrants [e. Equivocal ] 3 Lack of plausible environmental explanations. Weak support for the hereditarian hypothesis ] 5 Dysgenic reproduction. The reproduction of intelligence [Statistically, this is an unavoidably conclusion. Intermediate support for the hereditarian hypothesis ] 7 Structural equation modeling Two studies have been conducted to determine the heritability of the black-white difference using structural equation modeling.
Jensen, The expected mean correlation between IQ and skin color SC would be the square root of the product of the reliabilities i. As it is, hereditarian hypothesis offers a ready explanation for the paradox of pigmentocracy in the US: In a footnote, they give the following rationale: We can do this several ways: Reported US white ancestry Nisbett ; Flynn Witty and Jenkins reasoned that, were the genetic hypothesis true: As I noted elsewhere: Estimated US negroness Nisbett Admixture studies discussed in Shuey To support his claim, Nisbett sidesteps 7 studies that showed a large relation between indexes of white admixture and IQ — Feguson , Peterson and Lanier , Young , Tanser , Tanser , Codwell ; Grinder et al —and 4 studies that showed a moderate to small relation —Davenport , Klineberg , Peterson and Lanier , Bruce The findings of Hill concord with the beliefs or observations of the times: Equivocal 12 Growth of gap with age Flynn Accordingly, the gap is due to accumulating early age cultural disadvantages: The nice thing about this explanation is that it can readily account for the puzzle Levitt and Fryer find: This is a Flynn effect argument through the back door.
Intermediate weak support for the environmental hypothesis 19 Racial Hybrid studies [I have since found numerous large samples in which mixed race kids of Black and White parentage score intermediate to their parental populations. Very weak support for the US hereditarian hypothesis Rushton This is rather weak evidence. Weak support for the US hereditarian hypothesis Gullickson Weak support for the US hereditarian hypothesis Eyferth, Notes: Intermediate strong support for the environmentalist hypothesis 20 Controlled environment Study Tizard et al.
Weak support for the environmental hypothesis References Dickens and Flynn, Black Americans reduce the racial IQ gap Eyferth, Where Have All the Liberals Gone?
Race, Class, and Ideals in America Gullickson, From color line to color chart?: Racism and colorism in the new century Haworth, The heritability of general cognitive ability increases linearly from childhood to young adulthood Hill, Results of a Longitudinal Stud Hunter, The Persistent Problem of Colorism: Skin Tone, Status, and Inequality. Testing for racial differences in the mental ability of young children Lynn, Race Differences in Intelligence: An Evolutionary Analysis Mackenzie, A commentary on Rushton and Jensen Nisbett, Intelligence and How to Get It: Why Schools and Cultures Count Parra et al.
Estimating African American admixture proportions by use of population-specific alleles Reed, Ruston and Templer, submitted States In 50 U. Scarr and Weinberg, IQ test performance of black children adopted by white families. IQ and Skin Color: Race and IQ Villarreal, Why national IQs do not support evolutionary theories of intelligence Willerman et al.
Yeung and Pfeiffer, The black—white test score gap and early home environment Notes Reed, Scarr Group Scarf et al. Race and Reality D. The reasonability of positing the Hereditarian Hypothesis Given various aspects of history, why argue the hypothesis?
For a discussion of this refer to Appendix II This leaves the claim that the hereditarian hypothesis is racist because it is something that only racists would consider. References 1 Barreiro, Laval, Quach, et al. Discusses the relevance of Race in biomedical research 70 For a defense of the concept of human subspecies refer to: Cranial volume has demonstrated strong sexual dimorphic patterns and thus individuals from the studied populations can be differentiated from those of other races… The craniometric patterns of three indigenous Nigerian ethnic groups have been presented highlighting certain features common to Nigerians and perhaps indeed West African populations.
A Review 75 Templer, et al. Asian-Black differences in aptitude and difficulty of chosen academic discipline 76 Ash and Gordon. Knowns and unknowns Implications.
The impact of smart fractions, cognitive ability of politicians and average competences of peoples on social development Because average, upper and lower levels are correlated there are at first sight no large differences: IQ, cultural values, and the technological achievement of nations 83 Rushton and Jensen, The G-Factor 85 Anonymous, Key stage 1 data.
A reply to Flynn 91 Rushton, A Comment on the Minnesota transracial adoption study 97 Meisenberg, The reproduction of intelligence 98 Vining, On the possibility of the reemergence of a dysgenic trend with respect to intelligence in American fertility differentials 99 Hartmann, Kruusea, and Nyborg. Microcephaly Genes Weigh In. Research on group differences in intelligence is scientifically valid and socially important Posthuma et al. The association between brain volume and intelligence is of genetic origin Zhang et al.
The difference is larger in cognitively loaded tests: References 1 Roth et al. A meta-analysis 2 Roth, Bobko, and Huffcut, A New Meta-Analysis 3 Roth, et al. A meta-analysis of Black-White differences in overall and exercise scores 4 Roth, Subgroup differences on Cognitive tests in contests other than personal selection 6 Dickens and Flynn, Implications of cognitive differences for schooling within diverse societies 7 Ployhart, Social consequences of group differences in cognitive ability 9 Chapman, et al.
Genetics, Genes, and Genomics Although no twin studies of severe mental retardation have been reported, an interesting sibling study shows no familial resemblance. Notes 1 Both Flynn and Nisbett have conceded this. X-Factors were empirically ruled out by the following studies: California enacts law barring the entry of Chinese women on the grounds that they will serve as prostitutes. The Chinese male population is faced with a lack of suitable women to marry due to shunning and de facto anti-miscegenation laws.
The play provokes laughter at the Chinese as being bizarre in terms of their physiognomy, language, food and their custom of wearing queues. The Chinese, who are made to pay extraordinarily high rents and special taxes at several times the rates of whites ban together in small living spaces. San Francisco passes the Cubic Air Ordinance , requiring at least cubic feet of air space per inhabitant.
It is solely and rigorously applied on the tight arrangements in Chinese living quarters. Hundreds of Chinese are routinely arrested in the middle of the night and huddled into small jail cells, ironically contravening the ordinance. Many refuse to pay the fines imposed, effectively staging jailhouse sit-ins. In response to the jailhouse sit-ins, San Francisco enacts the Queue Ordinance specifically to target the Chinese custom of wearing queues. It requires that all prisoners in San Francisco jails have their hair cut to no more than one inch long.
Chinese throughout the city are summarily arrested on miscellaneous trumped-up charges and their hair is cut off while in the jails, in accordance with the law. The California Civil Procedure Code removes the law barring the Chinese from giving testimony in court. About 4, former railroad workers settle there and work as miners. All ethnic Chinese are barred from owning real estate or business licenses in California.
San Francisco passes a Laundry Ordinance, penalizing Chinese laundrymen for not using horses or horse-drawn delivery vehicles—as a rule they deliver laundry on foot, carrying them in two baskets attached to the ends of a pole balanced on their shoulders. Effectively criminalizing contract labor, the law is applied to any and all Asians, except for a handful of special-status merchants and diplomats. In San Francisco, several thousand people rally at City Hall to protest the drastic wage cuts by railroad companies.
A crowd of people gather to burn down Chinatown, but do not succeed in destroying all of it when they are stopped by a volunteer force comprising 30 mounted patrol officers and volunteers.
Platforms advocate, among other things, the imposition of limitations on Chinese immigration. The California Constitutional Convention calls for the restriction of citizenship for the native-born and foreign-born of Mongolian blood [sic]; it further calls for the prohibition of corporations from employing Chinese laborers.
Chinese vegetable vendors go on strike when Los Angeles passes yet another ordinance aimed at the Chinese. California state legislature passes law requiring all towns and cities to move all Chinese beyond city limits, but a US circuit court subsequently declares the law unconstitutional. San Francisco passes an ordinance targeting Chinese laundries in wooden buildings. This ordinance is subsequently overturned, when the application of the law is proven to be discriminatory; refer to California civil code section 69 prohibits the issuing of licenses for marriages between whites and Mongolians, Negroes and persons of mixed blood.
The Chinese Exclusion Act is amended, with a clarification that it applies to any and all ethnic Chinese, regardless of their country of origin or citizenship effectively banning the Chinese diaspora from entering the US. Restrictions are increased on the Chinese already in the US and those seeking reentry.
Most are bachelor males and their numbers dwindle drastically in the next four decades as the population ages. Throughout the Puget Sound area, Chinese workers are subjected to violence and driven out of communities in cities and towns such as Tacoma, Seattle, Newcastle and Issaquah then known as Squak. Near Newcastle, Washington, a mob of whites burn down the barracks of 36 Chinese coal miners. In Tacoma, protestors announce that all Chinese in the city must leave by November.
In early November, a mob of whites, led by the Tacoma Mayor Jacob Robert Weisbach and backed by the Tacoma Police, move into Chinatown and marches the Chinese to a railroad station where they are forced to board a train to Portland. In the winter, mobs drive Chinese workers out of small towns and workplaces throughout Oregon territory.
San Francisco builds segregated Oriental School in response to Mamie Tape case of the preceding year, in which Joseph and Mary Tape sued the San Francisco school board over the enrolment of their Chinese daughter, Mamie, in a public school. In the Seattle Riot , a mob rounds up Chinese residents and immigrant workers. Virtually every Chinese resident is forcibly ejected from the city. As a diplomatic settlement, the US government pays the Chinese government for these offenses, but not the actual Chinese victims themselves.
Following the anti-Chinese riots of , the Chinese government concludes that the American government is unable to protect Chinese living in America. Sino-American negotiations commence and the Americans seize on the opportunity to pass the Scott Act, signed by President Cleveland, permanently banning the immigration or return reentry of Chinese laborers into the US.
The House unanimously passes the bill, which is met by only slight resistance in the Senate. Spontaneous mass demonstrations break out in California to celebrate the new law.
Some 20, Chinese who had left the US temporarily for a home visit to China are refused reentry. The Supreme Court upholds the Scott Act. China agrees to halt the emigration of its citizens to the US in return for the readmission of those back in China on a visit.
A Japanese man applies for US citizenship, but is refused by US circuit courts on the grounds that he is neither white nor black.
A US court sets the precedent for denying US-born Chinese reentry and citizenship on grounds of their ethnicity. In United States v.
The Boxer Rebellion, a grassroots movement in China aimed at the removal of the Qing rulers, targets foreigners and missionaries for interfering with and weakening China. Although the Chinese in America are overwhelmingly vocal about their opposition to these actions, virtually all Chinese who leave the US during this period of unrest are denied re-entry. Hawaii is annexed into the US. All people of Chinese blood resident on the islands—including descendants of the very first Chinese settlers who arrived alongside the Europeans, whose families have been farming and building the infrastructure for generations—are required to obtain and carry certificates of residence on their persons at all times.
The aging, mostly male Chinese population continues to dwindle rapidly due to a combination of anti-Chinese immigration laws, the denial of spouses from reentry into the US, anti-Chinese naturalization laws and anti-miscegenation laws. The Geary Act is amended, extended indefinitely—all Chinese are barred from entry and naturalization for the foreseeable future.
A major earthquake in San Francisco destroys all municipal records, including immigration records. Some Chinese immigrants seize on the opportunity to claim they are US citizens and thus entitled to bring their wives and children to America. A total of 28 states prohibit forms of interracial marriage. Unable to own their own property, the Chinese residents are unable to acquire the property for themselves and are left without recourse.
Chinese student immigration in the US is halted through the enactment of strict requirements for the show of funds. Webb forbids aliens ineligible for citizenship such as Asians from owning stocks in corporations formed for farming. In Cheung Sumchee v. Chinese wives are allowed to enter the US on the condition that their marriage occurred prior to May 26, As a consequence of this restriction, only a total of some 60 Chinese women are permitted to enter the US in the next 10 years.
Its Chinese residents are left with no recourse, because they have never been allowed to own any of the properties in Chinatown. They are evicted and forced to start over elsewhere with little or no compensation. Chinatown is razed to the ground. Roosevelt launches the New Deal to bring the country out of depression.
Many Chinese refuse to participate in aid programs, scorning them as charity. Records show that in San Francisco, the percentage of Chinese receiving government aid in is far less than that of the general US population. Japan launches a full-scale invasion of China, taking control of major cities and regions. In what comes to be known as the Rape of Nanking, the Japanese imperial army rapes and slaughters hundreds of thousands of civilians. Although the killings are mostly done by katana Japanese sword , the death toll exceeds that of the two atomic bombs that would later be dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Despite the grisly reports in major newspapers streaming in from foreign correspondents and the numerous newsreels shown in theaters, the war in China means little to most Americans.
The US Justice Dept. The premier newsweekly, Time , publishes a fallacious racial article titled, How to Tell Your Friends from the Japs , but later concedes that there is no infallible method, not even genetically, of telling the Chinese and Japanese apart. The figure is 8. The Chinese are only partially integrated into the armed forces, neither being fully accepted nor fully segregated.
Despite the persecution they endure, many become decorated war heroes, although often only posthumously recognized as such sometimes six decades after the fact, as in the case of Gordon P. Chinese seaman, Poon Lim , sets the world record for surviving days alone in the South Atlantic on an 8-byfoot raft, after the British merchant ship on which he was serving as second steward is sunk by a German submarine.
After months at sea, a freighter passes nearby, but on approaching and realizing he is Chinese, the Caucasian crew ignores his calls for help and moves on. He is spotted by a German U-boat performing gunnery drills in the area, but its crew also chooses not to rescue him.
He hits landfall at the mouth of a Brazilian river and spends four months in hospital until he is repatriated to the UK. Fully recovered, he decides to emigrate to the US to join the Navy, but is denied entry due to the Chinese Exclusion Act. However, due to his fame, Senator Warren Magnuson grants him a special dispensation. In alone, an estimated 10,, Chinese civilians are killed by Japanese forces. Although the US and China are officially allies, Chinese refugees and asylum requests are denied in accordance with the Immigration Act of , which bars all ethnic Chinese from immigration due to their ineligibility for naturalization.
Although many consider it to be a positive development, the act is particularly unfair and restrictive, limiting Chinese immigration to an annual quota of new entry visas. However, the arrived-at figure of per annum granted to the Chinese is disproportionately low—the correct figure should be 2, per annum, in accordance with official census figures, which place the population of Chinese living in the USA in at , persons.
A small number of Chinese immigrants already residing in the US become naturalized citizens, marking the first time since the Naturalization Act of that any Asians are permitted to be naturalized. However, the Magnuson Act provides for the continuation of the ban against the ownership of property and businesses by ethnic Chinese. In many states, Chinese Americans including US citizens are denied property-ownership rights until the Magnuson Act is fully repealed in The admission list includes Chinese dependents.
Nearly 6, Chinese Americans serving in the military seize the opportunity to return from China with brides before the expiration of the act in , partly contributing to an increase of the US Chinese population to some , by the end of the decade. North Korea invades South Korea. Joseph McCarthy, an obscure junior senator from Wisconsin, begins attracting national attention by fanning the flames of anti-Communist hysteria.
Employing scare tactics, smear campaigns, unsubstantiated allegations and falsified dossiers, he creates the impression that widespread security risks exist in the federal government. President Truman proclaims a national emergency due to the Korean War, granting himself extraordinary powers to govern without reference to normal Constitutional processes—a state of national emergency is yet to be terminated by Congress. In response to McCarthy, the FBI, in search of Communist sympathizers, taps phone lines, opens the mail of Chinese Americans and has agents shadow some of them on the streets; they question Chinese children in playgrounds.
Moy dies soon after release from prison. He dies under mysterious circumstances: Senator Joseph McCarthy uses his chairmanship of the relatively unimportant Committee on Government Operations to elevate its Subcommittee on Investigations into an official Red-baiting platform. He begins chairing the infamous Senate loyalty hearings. The Displaced Person Acts and expire, after only 15, Chinese a relatively small number of the total US Chinese population have been granted rights to live in the US.
An appeal by the defendants of US v. China Daily News is denied. The editor of the China Daily News and the three laundrymen are sentenced to jail for facilitating and sending money to their families in China. He further reports the infiltration of the US by a network of Chinese sleepers who were awaiting orders to sabotage and destroy America.
Edgar Hoover subscribes to the notion that the Chinese American community is teeming with spies from China. The entire Chinese American community is placed under investigation and scrutiny. Thousands are detained and many are deported. The movie, Pearl Harbor , tells the little-known story of Doolittle and his daring April raid on Tokyo.
Omitted is the part about the , Chinese civilians killed in retaliation for aiding the handful of American aircrews who deliberately crash-landed in China, assuming correctly that the Chinese populace would help lead them to safety.
While the ending credits detail the aftermath and impact of the raid, the quarter of a million Chinese who unwittingly died or willingly sacrificed themselves in support of the military operation are not so much as given an honorable mention. A survey conducted by Yankelovich Partners reveals a potentially volatile mix of racial prejudice and political prejudice. The study indicates that considerable bias and negative stereotyping by a significant portion of the US population undermines equal opportunities and rights for Asian Americans.
These unparalleled negative figures are a point of concern for the ADL. Miley Cyrus and her friends pull at their faces to make a slant-eye pose for a picture, which is subsequently posted online. The Chinese government immediately bars Cyrus from entering China and bans all broadcasts of her TV show and movies, as well as merchandise sales. China's foreign minister issues the following statement: US-born basketball superstar Jeremy Lin is openly stereotyped, patronized and called names in the mainstream media: In June, the House of Representatives passes a resolution expressing regret note: However, the event receives little or no coverage by the media.
The smartphone app, Snapchat, releases a yellowface filter and subsequently defends it as something intended to be playful and not offensive. Res in , fell short of an apology. However, the number of collected signatures falls far below the required minimum, due to widespread ignorance of the first government-sactioned racist law and its consequences on Chinese Americans. The entire segment smacks of willful ignorance by buying into the perpetual foreigner syndrome. A lthough the Alien Land Laws in many states have been repealed, challenges to legislation restricting alien land ownership have generally failed.
US Courts continue to uphold the right of state legislatures to restrict alien rights to property, meaning that although most of these restrictions have been repealed, they can be reinstituted at any time. Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. The mass media continue to project contradictory images that either dehumanize or demonize the Chinese, with the implicit message that they represent either a servile class to be exploited, or an enemy force to be destroyed.
This has created and continues to create identity issues for generations of American-born Chinese: Hollywood Asian stereotypes Morgan Freeman misquote becomes milestone statement for African Americans Not racist, just goofy — squint-eye poses and gestures What if?
October This article is a work in progress—please check here for the latest version. Do civil rights apply to Asian Americans? Yet, when civil rights finally gained a foothold for African Americans and a new tide of racial-sensibilities began to be the default, they would come much later for the Chinese: Until , when the Magnuson Act was repealed, various Exclusion Acts and legislations not only barred Asians from immigration, but subjected all Asian Americans in all 50 states, including US citizens to disfranchisement, high rents and punitive taxes.
Until , US laws against ethnic-Chinese immigration and against property ownership Alien Land Acts remained intact in states such as Wyoming. In , the US Federal Glass Ceiling Commission found that Asian Americans are paid less than whites in most occupational categories—and the difference can be attributed either to race or to nothing at all see below. In , an exhaustive study published by sociologists at Princeton University found that when measured on an all-things-being-equal basis, Asian Americans were required to score at least points higher than whites on standardized tests, in order to qualify for admission into top universities.
From to , Asians continued to be openly denigrated by individuals who assert that their behavior falls entirely within the acceptable norm. A YouTube video of a rant against Asians went viral Squinty Asian chink-eye jokes are considered harmless fun by many people.
Response rates for popular online dating app Statistics collected on 2. While Asian men do not generally seek Asian women, the statistics on response rates also reveal that Asian women most strongly favor advances from white men. However, the discrepancy with Asian-male-Asian-female marriage statistics below is one of several indicators that Asian men generally partner with Asian women due to a lack of acceptance by other ethnicities. Diagram provided by the Daily Mail. Spanish explorers and settlers document the presence of Chinese shipbuilders in current-day southern California.
Chinese sailors arrive in the Americas aboard Spanish ships. A number of Chinese and Filipino crewmen jump ship to escape slave labor aboard the Manila Galleons, used for transporting cargoes of Chinese luxury goods to Acapulco, Mexico.
A number of Chinese former sailors establish themselves as small-store owners in present-day Mexico and some begin moving north towards modern-day Louisiana. Chinese shopkeepers are well-established in Los Angeles by the time the first Anglo settlers arrive. Chinese explorers arrive in Hawaii with English explorer, Capt. James Cook [ 14 ]
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Thronging crowds pay to see her and her tiny feet, which are deformed by the Chinese practice of foot binding. They buy a plantation with slaves, and become practically the only Asians to be accepted as fellow Americans in that era. And the between group difference correlates with heritability.
The Chinese are only partially integrated into the armed forces, neither being fully accepted nor fully segregated. Chinese throughout the city are summarily arrested on miscellaneous trumped-up charges and their hair is cut off while in the jails, in accordance with the law.
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