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racism

A conscious or unconscious belief in the superiority of a particular race, which may lead to acts of discrimination and unequal treatment based on an individual’s skin colour or ethnic origin or identity.

ra·cism

(rā'sizm)
Attitudes, practices and other factors that discriminate against people because of their race, color, or ethnicity.
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Pettijohn and Walzer (2008) used a pre post-test design to examine old-fashioned and modern racial prejudice in 99 undergraduate students attending a small, private college in Western Pennsylvania.
Thus, the manifestation of racial prejudice in Spain is indissolubly linked to attitudes on immigration and xenophobia.
Scholars have noted that a culturally competent counselor is one who is actively seeking a nonracist identity and is aware of racial prejudice toward people of color (Sue et al.
Racial prejudice is not restricted to a race because each race has formed some prejudices about other races.
While the New England college professors target racial prejudice in the legal arena, New Jersey scholar and historian William D.
Therefore, it's not surprising that the IAT finds these traits even among those who profess to be free of ethnic and racial prejudice.
At his trial he wanted to challenge potential jurors, arguing that jurors who are East Indian would feel a natural sympathy for the victim and this could aggravate or compound the potential for racial prejudice against him.
No matter what you think is wrong with the world-pollution, street crime, poverty, outsourcing, racial prejudice, failing public schools--Greenwald knows something that's making the problem worse: Wal-Mart.
While Finch fights for Robinson's life, his children Scout (Kaylin Mahoney) and Jem (Dante Belardinelli) learn the realities of racial prejudice.
The subjects mentioned, although often in no more than short lists, heavy on the adjectives, include: the idea of evil in the great world religions, a history of racial prejudice from the Greeks, others of slavery, of crime, of the US prison system, of racist white authors and resistant black ones, of militants and Marxists, Martin and Malcolm, Hollywood and hiphop.
On one level, the plays he reported on highlight a history often ignored: the exploitation, racial prejudice and unjust laws that tested the mettle of Filipino immigrants in America during the last millennium.
Until the 1960s, when rock musicians and filmmakers started catching up, musical theater was by far the most willing of our popular arts to decry racial prejudice and espouse social justice.