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racialism

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1 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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2 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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The first known use of racialism was in 1880

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“Racialism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/racialism. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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