Different colours, but the same skin1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Australian-produced documentary “Skin Deep” aims to debunk racist theories on skin colour.
It asserts that light-skinned people are mutants of their black ancestors, and there is no such thing as race.
Putting a new spin on traditional notions of race, Professor Jablonski said pigmentation was an ”evolutionary flexible” trait, adaptable to the environment to ensure survival of the species. ‘
“So you can’t really refer to somebody as belonging to a white race or a black race because these pigmentation events have occurred more than once and the whole idea that pigmentation equals race is simply nonsense,” she said.