Alexa BaczakFollowMar 5, 2021·1 min read…erthals. “Neanderthals” was pejoratively used to describe humans suffering from mental retardation. However, once the genetic link between Europeans and Neanderthals was confirmed in 2014, they were retroactively elevated in stature and welcomed as part of the extended family. History was “white”-washed.Race Isn’t Real, Racism Is3.8K53Akarsh NalawadeThat’s so interesting! I never thought about that!