race-baiting


race–bait·ing

noun, often attributive \ˈrās-ˌbā-tiŋ\

: the unfair use of statements about race to try to influence the actions or attitudes of a particular group of people

Full Definition of RACE-BAITING

:  the making of verbal attacks against members of a racial group

First Known Use of RACE-BAITING

circa 1961

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