RACE is not a biological reality. RACE is a SOCIAL CONSTRUCT.
A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT is a “human invented” idea, concept or classification system *
However, even though “Race as Biology is Fiction, Racism as a Social Problem is Real.” **
* Ta-Nehisi Coates (2013) What We Mean When We Say ‘Race is a Social Construct’. The Atlantic.
** Smedley & Smedley (2005) Race as Biology is Fiction, Racism as a Social Problem is Real. Anthropological and Historical Perspectives on the Social Construction of Race.