The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #160344   Message #4161930
Posted By: meself
09-Jan-23 - 11:32 PM
Thread Name: Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
Subject: RE: Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960)
My point, though, is that those sentiments were thoroughly widespread, such that they were held by many people we would consider 'mainstream', if not fairly liberal and progressive. By analogy, many progressive thinkers, pre-WWII, were interested in eugenics, which is hard for us to fathom now.