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A philosophy that views humanity as divided into races, usually with the idea that one race is superior to others and entitled to rule over them. In U.S. history racism is closely associated with the legacy of slavery in the American South, including

Each of these stages was accompanied by virulent propaganda, stirring up fear of Blacks among the White population. The War on Drugs has been racist, originating with stories of "Cocainized N-----s" out to rape white women and kill white men.

In many other parts of the world racism is closely associated with a history of Colonialism.

Racism is widely condemned, except by fairly small White Supremacist and neo-Nazi groups in the US and relatively small political parties in Europe. It is fundamental to politics in much of the rest of the world. Progressives tend to focus on redressing a history of inequality in their approach to undoing the effects of past racism. Some others emphasize attaining an absolutely "color-blind society". However, for many this is a code phrase for doing nothing.

The Republican party is currently associated with three ideas.

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This page was last modified 05:16, 24 August 2009 by Edward Cherlin. Based on work by Andrew Oh-Willeke and dKosopedia user(s) PatriotismOverProfits and DRolfe. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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