a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the various human racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement, usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has the right to dominate others or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others.
a policy, system of government, etc., based upon or fostering such a doctrine; discrimination.
hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.
Nonracism means avoiding bigotry; antiracism means denouncing bigotry.
National Review’s Firing of John Derbyshire a Welcome Blow Against Racism Peter Beinart April 8, 2012
the policy of challenging racism and promoting racial tolerance
the belief that races have distinctive cultural characteristics determined by hereditary factors and that this endows some races with an intrinsic superiority over others
abusive or aggressive behaviour towards members of another race on the basis of such a belief
1936; see racist.
The belief that some races are inherently superior (physically, intellectually, or culturally) to others and therefore have a right to dominate them. In the United States, racism, particularly by whites against blacks, has created profound racial tension and conflict in virtually all aspects of American society. Until the breakthroughs achieved by the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s, white domination over blacks was institutionalized and supported in all branches and levels of government, by denying blacks their civil rights and opportunities to participate in political, economic, and social communities.
a person who believes in , the doctrine that one’s own racial group is superior or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others. of or like racists or racism: racist policies; racist attitudes. 1932 as a noun, 1938 as an adjective, from race (n.2); racism is first attested 1936 (from French racisme, […]
interest in or concern for the actual or real, as distinguished from the abstract, speculative, etc. the tendency to view or represent things as they really are. Fine Arts. treatment of forms, colors, space, etc., in such a manner as to emphasize their correspondence to actuality or to ordinary visual experience. Compare (def 4), (def […]
a person who tends to view or represent things as they really are. an artist or a writer whose work is characterized by . Philosophy. an adherent of . of or relating to or to a person who embodies its principles or practices: the realist approach to social ills; realist paintings. noun a person who […]
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noun a brownish yellow color, like that of brass Examples Top Knobs Pommel Knob – Dark Antique Brass, 1”. Historical Examples Each panel is decorated with Swiss scenes and there are some antique brass drop-lights. Winged Wheels in France Michael Myers Shoemaker Also an antique brass snuff-box inlaid with mother-of-pearl turned up but little injured. […]