Frances Luella Welsing (March 18, 1935 – January 2, 2016) was an American Afrocentrist psychiatrist. Her 1970 essay, The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy),offered her interpretation on the origins of what she described as white supremacy culture.
She was the author of The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors (1991).Welsing caused controversy after she said that homosexuality among African-Americans was a ploy by white males to decrease the black population.

• American-born Afrocentrist, psychiatrist, and author.

• Believed people of color needed to “liberate” themselves psychologically from White domination.

• In 1974, authored The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism (White Supremacy), that states people of color must gain a better understanding of the “behavioral maneuverings” of Whites in order to avoid being “manipulated into a subordinated position.”

• In 1991, wrote, The Isis Papers: Keys to the Colors, a collection of 25 essays examining the neuroses of White supremacy.

• Wrote about “melanin theory,” a claim that White people are the genetically defective descendants of albino mutants.

• Felt Whites strive to maintain a superior social position and manipulate non Whites and themselves into thinking that they are a worldwide numerical majority instead of the minority.