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It tells the story of Ota Benga, a Batwa pygmy from the Belgian Congo, who was first put on display at the 1904 St Louis World’s Fair and then the Bronx Zoo where he was labelled as the 'missing link'.
The film also looks at how "pseudoscience" helped attempts to legitimise the horrors of Nazi Germany.
The decision to air the programmes during Black History Month has also been criticised.It's about giving legitimacy to discredited theories, which is dressed up in language of science which people are more likely to believe. “We have seen the rise of racist far-right fascist groups, and by airing programmes that say racism has a scientific basis, it becomes acceptable.” Oona King, Channel 4's head of diversity and former Labour MP, said the programme shows conclusively "that you cannot link race to IQ".