Many of these graduates achieved prominence in the local Washington community, others in the national and international communities…. At some future period, not very distant as measured by centuries, the civilized races of man will almost certainly exterminate, and replace, the savage races throughout the world.
At the same time the anthropomorphous [human-like] apes … The break between man and his nearest allies will then be wider, for it will intervene between man in a more civilized state, as we may hope, even than the Caucasian, and some ape as low as a baboon, instead of as now between the negro or Australian and the gorilla. It may be quite true that some negroes are better than some white men; but no rational man, cognizant of the facts, believes that the average negro is the equal, still less the superior, of the average white man.
This species alone (with the exception of the Mongolian) has had an actual history; it alone has attained to that degree of civilization which seems to raise man above the rest of nature. At the present time there exist upon the earth five races or varieties of man, each very different from each other in instincts, social customs, and, to an extent, in structure.
By their very nature, some facts about race and ethnicity have the potential to offend people.
These are the plain, if somewhat ugly, facts that our study shows.
The deterioration of the American intelligence is not inevitable, however, if public action can be aroused to prevent it.
First and foremost, we would like to state that we reject and disdain the notion that any particular race of people is superior or inferior to another.
Second, we contend this research proves that the differences between races are insignificant and superficial.