Is human a race or species?
Today, all humans are classified as belonging to the species Homo sapiens.
Why do we call it the human race?
In the phrase “human race,” the word essentially means “species.” Soon after “race” entered the language, one of its meanings (sometimes poetic and sometimes literal) was mankind, and it often was preceded by the adjective “human.”
What are the types of human races?
- Black or African American.
- American Indian or Alaska Native.
- Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.