Albert Einstein in Pasadena, California in 1931. Excerpts from his 1920s travel diaries reveal a shocking amount of racism Photo: AP

Einstein’s travel diaries reveal racist views of Chinese: industrious, filthy and obtuse

Excerpts from Einstein’s diaries written during his tour of Asia in the 1920s show his shocking racist and misogynist views. The theoretical physicist is considered a humanitarian, and his private views contradict this, writes the author

Topic |   Racism

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Albert Einstein in Pasadena, California in 1931. Excerpts from his 1920s travel diaries reveal a shocking amount of racism Photo: AP
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