race-baiting

noun, often attributive
race-bait·​ing | \ ˈrās-ˌbā-tiŋ How to pronounce race-baiting (audio) \

Definition of race-baiting

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

First Known Use of race-baiting

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of race-baiting was circa 1961

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“Race-baiting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/race-baiting. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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