kevin asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 2 months ago

were black Americans systematically targeted by eugenics during 1920-1940s?

between 1920 and 1940 it was considered perfectly acceptable by the american public to sterilise people against their will for the good of the nation. groups such as prostitutes, drug addicts and the mentally and physically disabled were targeted.

one question though were they any centralised efforts to systematically sterilise black Americans to reduce their population?

I know that in the roaring twenties 1 in 3 white Americans was a member of the KKK and support from the public for eugenics was high.

I can't imagine how black Americans managed to physically survive that.

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  • 2 months ago

    Yes DNC organizations promoted sterilization of black women

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    No, and none of what you state is accurate.

  • 2 months ago

    The Corona Virus Wants To Genocide OLd People, But They Are Resisting It .... 

  • 2 months ago

    sounds made up

     

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    "American eugenics refers inter alia to compulsory sterilization laws adopted by over 30 states that led to more than 60,000 sterilizations of disabled individuals. Many of these individuals were sterilized because of a disability: they were mentally disabled or ill, or belonged to socially disadvantaged groups living on the margins of society. American eugenic laws and practices implemented in the first decades of the twentieth century influenced the much larger National Socialist compulsory sterilization program, which between 1934 and 1945 led to approximately 350,000 compulsory sterilizations and was a stepping stone to the Holocaust."

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