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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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Indeed, if Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Germany and Beyers Naude in South are examples of white people who denuded themselves of white racial supremacy, are there any others?
The onto-epistemic conditions for whiteness, for example, racial supremacy, racial hierarchies, and racial violence, were appropriated by NOI as their conditions; thus, NOI asserted that the original ontological condition of racial supremacy was black, not white, supremacy.
It also resonates with Steven Hahn's account of black politics in the rural South, which defined politics broadly and finds continuities in pre- and post-Civil War battles over white racial supremacy.
Among his perspectives are pre-Adamism and the harmony of science and religion, evolution and the birth of Adam, the politics of racial supremacy, and the continuing legacy.
Informed by Foucauldian-inspired postcolonial theories of carceral power, fantasy, and desire, she argues that "interracial sexual fantasies were the primary means through which white men legitimated their desired social and racial supremacy while at the same time repressing the brutality and sexual violence of racial slavery" (24).
Undoing the false teachings of racial supremacy, which are all-pervasive and quite subtle, requires a lifetime of work.
In stark contrast, the Nazi regime put out slick posters with messages of strength, physical excellence and political might in powerful statements of racial supremacy.
Such love is also discerning, naming those things that masquerade as love: ignorance, fear, manipulation, coercion, racial supremacy, and more.
For Palestinian society, one forcibly occupied by Israel--the racial supremacy of Israel also resembles that of white American attitudes--the "failure to transform" is of equal measure.
While not excusing his eighteen-month involvement with Nazi ideas of racial supremacy, she uses this to emphasize his fundamental irrationalism.
The ideas of racial supremacy that underpin the BNP and fuel its thuggery have no place in a democratic society.
Parents in particular should be concerned about this latest development and use education to steer their children away from the BNP's evil programme of racial supremacy.