Science: Negroes Are Newest

Speaking at, of all places, South Africa's Roodepoort Rotary Club luncheon last week, a white anthropologist told his all-white audience that Negroes are the most advanced type of human. "If you can swallow it, the Negro is the true human," declared Dr. Mervyn David Waldegrave Jeffreys. "Man's common ancestor was dark-skinned . . . You," Jeffreys assured his astonished listeners, "are just bleached specimens of original, dark-skinned primitive man . . . While we [whites] were still dark-skinned, the Negro sprang from our dark ancestor. He is the newest species of man . . ."

To defend his thesis, Anthropologist Jeffreys noted...

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