Angela Saini, author of Superior: The Return of Race Science. Henrietta Garden. Featured Image
There had been racist comments before that, she says, “but that was the first time that someone around my own age had decided to physically hurt me. And it was tough.”
It was also one of the first stories she reported, writing about the incident and reading it out for class. She says that’s what made her a journalist.
Saini is now an award-winning science journalist, often reporting on the intersection of science, race and gender. Her latest book, Superior: The Return of Race Science, tracks the history and ideology of race science up to its current resurgence.