racism : Common Errors in English

About racism

The “C” in “racism” and “racist” is pronounced as a simple “S” sound, Don’t confuse it with the “SH’sound in “racial."

racism Meaning(s)

  • (n) the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
  • (n) discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of another race

racism in News

  1. Does Burlington diversity plan do enough to fight racism?

    When charges of racism filled the halls of Burlington High School last spring, the superintendent launched a plan to tackle diversity and inclusion. So, is it working?
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WCAX-TV Vermont

  2. Opinion: The importance of 'Loving' in the face of racism

    Racism is alive and well in 2013, and what's striking is the recent notable examples aimed at interracial couples -- or one of their children. 0 read more
    on June 13, 2013 Source: KETK 56 Tyler

  3. Brazil Gets Racism Primer as Soccer's World Cup Looms

    Simon Wiesenthal Center officials presented a program to authorities in Brazil on dealing with racism in sports, notably soccer, as the nation readies for the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics. Click here for the rest of the article...
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Forward

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