The genetic differences between individuals are minimal, and many people, irrespective of their skin or hair color exhibit considerable genetic variations. Therefore, it is possible to establish that a white person shares common genetic characteristics, say with a black person, more than other whites. Race has been considered as a just social construction for over the past few centuries. However, recent social studies have indicated that there is nothing real or absolute about social construction, just like there is nothing real or absolute about objects examined by physic s (Andreasen, 1999). Indeed, race is a social construction that has significant negative consequences and impacts. This paper aims at providing the evidences that race is a social construct, including the social justice complications of categorizing people according to their racial backgrounds.
There are several ways of justifying the claim that race is a social construct. One of the outstanding methods, in most