Is It Really Skin Color?

on

Part 4

Share:

Listen

This is Ken Ham, author , speaker , and blogger on science and the Bible’s reliability.

Transcript

We often separate people based on so-called skin “color.” But do we really have different colors of skin like red and yellow, black and white? Actually, no we don’t!

To put it simply, skin “color” is determined by a brownish pigment in your skin called “melanin.” Lots of melanin and you’ll have a dark brown shade. A little bit of melanin, and you’ll have a light brown shade.

We don’t have different colors of skin. We have the same basic color—brown! We’re just different shades of brown.

This is because we’re all one race, descended from Adam and Eve. God created this first couple with the genetic information to produce a wide range of skin shades.

Dig Deeper


About Ken Ham

Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.

Ken Ham’s Daily Email

Email me with Ken’s daily email:

Answers in Genesis is an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Learn more

  • Customer Service 800.778.3390