President Andrés Manuel López Obrador affirmed that there are no races among human beings and, therefore, racism does not make sense.
The head of the Executive referred to the issue because it is the date of the arrival of the Spaniards to America, which was known years ago as La Raza Day.
It is scientifically proven that races do not exist. There are cultures. Furthermore, I agree with Beatriz’s argument: if there are no races, racism is inconceivable. Look at this painting of 300 years BC of Calakmul “, published the president on his social media accounts.
The writer and researcher, Beatriz Gutiérrez Müller, published that there are molecular biology studies that determined that there are no different races among human beings.
The molecular biologist Alberto Kurnblihtt, among others, has scientifically argued how races exist in animals and plants, but not in human beings.
So not celebrating something non-existent is progress and, furthermore, on such a date because, as I have written on previous occasions, the continent in which we live had already been spotted, seen, stepped on, known or as determined, long before. than Christopher Columbus, “wrote the also wife of President López Obrador.
He also questioned whether the date was formally called “La Raza Day” by post-revolutionary governments.
In these months that the ‘discovery’ and colonization of America has been discussed again, I have been able to find out that the term ‘Columbus Day’ was coined by José Vasconcelos in 1925. Later, by means of a decree of the Congress of the Union, it became in Mexico’s ‘national holiday’ since 1929.
I thank whoever had the idea to stop celebrating ‘the race’ and ‘the race’ precisely on October 12, “he said.
Gutiérrez Müller, however, regretted that racism persists.
What is a regrettable fact is that, even if there are no races among men, there is racism, “the writer and researcher posted on her active social media accounts.
It is scientifically proven that races do not exist. There are cultures. Furthermore, I agree with Beatriz’s argument: if there are no races, racism is inconceivable. Look at this 300-year-old painting of Calakmul. pic.twitter.com/EtFg1AcSE2
– Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_) October 12, 2021