Discredited Social Darwinist ideas about race have gained new prominence recently with the rise of the so-called “Alt Right.” A number of “Alt Right” writers draw explicitly on Darwinian theory to justify their views. In a 2017 study, more than 400 self-identified supporters of the “Alt Right” rated blacks, Mexicans, Nigerians, and other groups as significantly less “evolved” than whites and Europeans.
For more information:
“A Psychological Profile of the Alt-Right” (2017 Study)
“Evolution and the Alt Right” (Article/Evolution News)
“In Explaining Dylann Roof’s Inspiration, the Media Ignore Ties to Evolutionary Racism” (Article/Evolution News)
“Evolution and the Alt-Right, Continued” (Article/Evolution News)