'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist' In a full-issue article on Australia that ran in National Geographic in 1916, aboriginal Australians were called "savages" who "rank lowest in intelligence of all human beings." The magazine examines its history of racist coverage in its April issue. C.P. Scott (L) and H.E. Gregory (R)/National Geographic https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo...ign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180312 thoughts?