racism


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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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Rachel Dubrofsky, a communications expert at the University of South Florida, said that hipster racism is the "domain of white, often progressive people who think they are hip to racism, which they mistakenly believe gives them permission to say and do racist things without actually being racist".
The following section gives an outline of the significant issues relating to contemporary racism, focusing especially on the conceptualization of the cultural (neo) racism and on the main features of racialist thinking processes, such as essentialization, reductionism and absolutization.
Alan Reiss, chief of staff for Durham and Darlington Police Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg, said racism is still something that is a blight on communities.
Instead it should be seen as an opportunity by us to examine how racism and whiteness are intertwined and how this has thwarted authentic transformation and egalitarianism in South Africa.
George Bizos, a lawyer who represented Nelson Mandela in his treason trial, said it was not easy to criminalize racism in the country.
Events like this really help give young people the confidence to be the ones to make a difference, stand up against racism, and teach others to know the difference between right and wrong.
Yet, despite the obvious connections between racism and anti-Muslim sentiment, Islamophobia has been presented as nothing as sordid as racism, "but rather a rational response to real threats to Western, nay universal, values," as he puts it.
Szymanski and Gupta (2009) found that among African Americans, perceived racism was negatively associated with self-esteem but positively associated with distress.
In particular, attachments to place, or the desire to protect one's local area from being branded a racist space, can lead to the denial of racism or a reluctance to acknowledge racism within a particular place.
Pupils from Catchgate Primary in Stanley, Co Durham and Canning Street Primary in Newcastle also attended to take part in a range of anti-racism workshops as well as watching a screening of a Show Racism the Red Card film.
Racism is a significant stressor in the lives of African-American women, and our results contribute to a growing body of evidence indicating that experiences of racism can have adverse effects on health," Patricia Coogan, research professor of epidemiology at Boston University said.
com)-- Marble Tower Publishing, LLC, a Maryland-based company announces release of empowering new Christian inspirational book series as excerpts from “RAYS OF VICTORY: NAILING RACISM TO THE CROSS.