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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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However, Cypriot law is still inadequate in preventing discriminatory practice, CERD asserted, and without significant initiative to address these issues, racial discrimination may persist in Cypriot society.
Kids who had high levels of preparation for bias were not at an increased risk for crime in response to moderate or even high moderate levels of racial discrimination.
They also include opposing statements by public officials which tolerate or incite racial discrimination and revising school textbooks ''to better reflect the culture and history of minorities'' in Japan.
Each of the theories discussed above took a different approach in explaining the causes of racial discrimination in employment.
WILPF has a long record of working to overcome and eliminate racism and racial discrimination.
Mr Rashid confirmed his action, and said: "I am pursuing a claim against Aston Villa Football Club for unfair dismissal and racial discrimination
His aversion to racial discrimination compelled him to integrate his high school swimming pool-after which the school closed the pool.
In Atlanta, for example, the commission filed no racial discrimination lawsuits in 2004 and only one was filed in Birmingham, Alabama.
A former hospital consultant involved in a racial discrimination case will find out this week how much compensation she will be awarded.
Frankly, it's depressing to realize that racial discrimination still exists," he said.
DELAYS in complying with the European Union's (EU) year 2000 directive outlawing racial discrimination across Europe, including at the workplace, have earned the Austrian government a censure by the European Court of Justice (ECJ).
The tax consequences of a racial discrimination recovery are not much different in this respect.