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{adj: Mongoloid} of or pertaining to or characteristic of one of the traditional racial division of humankind including especially peoples of central and eastern Asia



{adj: black} of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin
"a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization"- Martin Luther King Jr.
<-> white

{adj: negro} relating to or characteristic of or being a member of the traditional racial division of mankind having brown to black pigmentation and tightly curled hair

{adj: nonracial} not racial; having nothing to do with race or races
"his remarks were intended to be completely nonracial"
"a nonracial reason for the peremptory challenge of the juror"
<-> racial

{adj: racial} of or characteristic of race or races or arising from differences among groups
"racial differences"
"racial discrimination"
<-> nonracial

{adj: racial} of or related to genetically distinguished groups of people
"racial groups"

{adj: racist} based on racial intolerance
"racist remarks"

{adj: undiluted} not diluted
"undiluted milk"
"an undiluted racial strain"
<-> diluted

{adj: white} of or belonging to a racial group having light skin coloration
"voting patterns within the white population"
<-> black

{n: Baraka, Imamu Amiri Baraka, LeRoi Jones} United States writer of poems and plays about racial conflict (born in 1934)

{n: Congress of Racial Equality, CORE} an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality

{n: Farmer, James Leonard Farmer} United States civil rights leader who in 1942 founded the Congress of Racial Equality (born in 1920)

{n: Fugard, Athol Fugard} South African playwright whose plays feature the racial tensions in South Africa during apartheid (born in 1932)

{n: Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson} United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

{n: apartheid} a social policy or racial segregation involving political and economic and legal discrimination against people who are not Whites; the former official policy in South Africa

{n: ethnicity} an ethnic quality or affiliation resulting from racial or cultural ties
"ethnicity has a strong influence on community status relations"

{n: freedom rider} one of an interracial group of civil rights activists who rode buses through parts of the South in order to protest racial segregation

{n: genocide, race murder, racial extermination} systematic killing of a racial or cultural group

{n: integration, integrating, desegregation} the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
<-> segregation

{n: mestiza} a woman of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

{n: mestizo, ladino} a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)

{n: passer} a person who passes as a member of a different ethnic or racial group

{n: petty apartheid} racial segregation enforced primarily in public transportation and hotels and restaurants and other public places

{n: pluralism} a social organization in which diversity of racial or religious or ethnic or cultural groups is tolerated

{n: racial immunity} natural immunity shared by all members of a particular race

{n: racial profiling} a form of racism consisting of the (alleged) policy of policemen who stop and search vehicles driven by persons belonging to particular racial groups

{n: racial segregation} segregation by race

{n: racism, racialism, racial discrimination} discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

{n: segregationism} a political orientation favoring political or racial segregation

{v: apply} refer (a word or name) to a person or thing
"He applied this racial slur to me!"

{v: break down, crush} make ineffective
"Martin Luther King tried to break down racial discrimination"

{v: point up} emphasize, especially by identification
"This novel points up the racial problems in England"

{v: segregate} separate by race or religion ; practice a policy of racial segregation
"This neighborhood is segregated"
"We don't segregate in this county"
<-> desegregate

{v: slur} speak disparagingly of ; e.g., make a racial slur
"your comments are slurring your co-workers"


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