How Long has Racism Been Around?

Racism has always been a part of human life, regardless of when and where one has lived. There is evidence of racism in Bible stories. Slavery gets a lot of attention in the US due to it being a major part of US history and the formation of the country and its belief system. Wikipedia’s definition of racism is ‘…the belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a particular race':