racialism

1
as in racism
the belief that certain races of people are by birth and nature superior to others the racialism of some of the nation's founders seems to contradict their professed belief that "all men are created equal"

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as in prejudice
hatred of or discrimination against a person or persons based on their race an ugly incident of racialism that campus police are investigating

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“Racialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/racialism. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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