THE HUMAN ZOO

Race

In 1906, the Bronx Zoo acquired an African man and displayed him in the Monkey House with a sign outside that read "The African Pigmy, Ota Benga. Exhibited each afternoon during September."

The Last Fanatics

Race

An Indian tribe believed to be the last pure Aryan tribe in the world attracts some curious visitors, like German women hoping to be impregnated.

Guess the ingredients!

Race

Good at guessing games? Try photographer Dulce Pinzón’s photos, where viewers can guess the racial origins of each model. The real genetic mix is labeled at the bottom of each portrait.

DIVERSITY IN SPANDEX

Superheroes, Race

Comic books are getting a dose of political correctness, as publishers race to add gay, latino and black superheroes.