white backlash


Definition of white backlash

: the hostile reaction of white Americans to the advances of the civil rights movement

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First Known Use of white backlash

1693, in the meaning defined above

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“White backlash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20backlash. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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