post-ra·​cial | \ ˌpōst-ˈrā-shəl How to pronounce post-racial (audio) \
variants: or less commonly postracial

Definition of post-racial

: having overcome or moved beyond racism : having reached a stage or time at which racial prejudice no longer exists or is no longer a major social problem And for all of the positive impact that Obama's presidency had on black people, it still could not make America the post-racial society many thought it would be after Obama's election.— Kevin Cokley

First Known Use of post-racial

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Post-racial.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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