Again, skin colour is the least significant trait when assessing ancestry (race). Here's a video lecture I found from the National Forensic Science Technology Center, which is funded by the Dept. of Justice. The lecturers in the video work closely with the medical examiners office. This is real science, not cultural anthropology. No matter if it's a case before the medical examiners office, a trial court or a physical anthropologist examining a 2000 year old skeleton, ancestral (race) identification is real and important scientific work.
Edited by redhen, 01 July 2013 - 05:26 AM.