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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race; The prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races.

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  • I feel like the term racism is over used and ignores the complex identities among us.
  • COOPER: I think too many folks in the media throw around the term racism far too often.
  • Honestly, the term racism has been broadly expanded to include simply disagreeing with someone of color.
  • I've heard the term racism thrown around more in the past week or two than I have since the 1960s or '70s. for more
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