On March 20, 1924 the Virginia General Assembly passed two racist laws “The Racial Integrity Act” and “The Sterilization Act”
Virginia’s Racial Integrity Act was overseen by an avid eugenicist named Walter Ashby Plecker.
Plecker became a darling of the Eugenics movement and at one point he dined at the New York home of another famous eugenicist Harry H. Laughlin.
Laughlin was an official with both the American Eugenics Society and Planned Parenthood founder, Margaret Sanger’s American Birth Control League
Laughlin was also an unabashed Nazi sympathizer.
In 1932, Plecker gave a keynote speech at the Third International Conference on Eugenics in New York.
Among those in attendance was Ernst Rudin of Germany and in 1933, Rudin’s call for racial purity was published in Sanger’s Birth Control Review.
Later, according to the documentary film, Maafa21, Rudin would be chosen by Hitler to write Germany’s…
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