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white supremacist

One who believes that white people are racially superior to others and should therefore dominate society.

white supremacy n.

White supremacy

(Sociology) the theory or belief that White people are innately superior to people of other races
White supremacist n, adj

white′ suprem′acy

a belief that the white race is superior to other races, esp. the black race.
[1865–70, Amer.]
white′ suprem′acist, n.
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Noun1.white supremacy - the prejudice that members of the white race are superior to members of other races
racism - the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
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Thousands of people took to the streets of Boston on Saturday to protest hate speech a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration, and their shouts drowned out the "Free Speech" rally that sparked their march.
If nothing else, the white-supremacist marches remind us not just how many of these monuments remain in our midst, but also of the essence of what they represent racism and treason.
Just ask Trent Lott, the son of a sharecropper who scrambled his way into the warm embrace of white-supremacist Ole Miss, and whose own Southern legacy finally caught up with him.
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work against dominant, white-supremacist images of African Americans perpetuated both discursively and in visual media at the turn of the century.
The white-supremacist task is then to come to a clear recognition of the reality of white identity as the "chosen race" and of the Bible as a "race book," mapping the course of struggle against the deceptions of that demonic spawn.
Presenting white Southerners with a fait accompli was the only way to counter the cultural force of white-supremacist ideology.
Like their allies in the Christian right, the militias are anti-abortion, anti-homosexual, and tend to accept fundamentalist, white-supremacist, and anti-Semitic theology, as well as the subordination of women.
To put it bluntly, market conditions have produced technological innovation, and are linked to the emergence of nation states, which are shot through with bureaucratic institutions and white-supremacist, patriarchal, and homophobic practices.