What's the difference between race and ethnicity?

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Race and racism is poorly understand by many; an example is this statement from Jayne O. Ifekwunigwethe when she states, "We can't understand race and racism outside of the context of history, and more importantly economics. Because the driver of the triangular trade [which included slavery] was capitalism, and the accumulation of wealth," Capitalism did not drive racism; the willingness of one human population to treat a second population inhumanely and the ignorance that we are all members of one human race led to racism. Historical factual data supports this claim. An enormous increase in capitalism over the last several centuries occurred with an enormous reduction of the blatant racism prevalent during the triangular trade. Another example, China's alleged inhumane treatment of the Uyghur minority population is discrimination driven by political, not economic reasons, and occurring in the world's leading non-capitalist nation.
 
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Since we have mapped the full genomes of H. Neanderthalensis and H. Sapiens and found that approximately 70% of extinct Neanderthal DNA is now distributed across the extant Sapiens population any notable differences should logically be based upon DNA. I.E.: based on inherent chemical differences which are meaningless except for untoward disease processes. Sadly, that's not how societies are. Discrimination on skin color, i.e.: biological sun screen, and culture, e.g.: religion, food, clothing, language, whatever, seems stupidly illogical in the extreme; dislike notwithstanding. IMO. Since Neanderthals and Sapiens interbred , seemingly with abandon, we are all the same at the species level