deracialize

deracialize

(diːˈreɪʃəˌlaɪz) or

deracialise

vb (tr)
to remove racial characteristics from (a person)
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(145) The law of our country will have to be reimagined to encourage (perhaps in some cases even require) governmental entities and private parties to take proactive steps to deracialize our schools and our living spaces.
Nicholas Behm and Keith Miller argue that SEAE "hides the coercive force of whiteness by seeming so ostensibly neutral, normal, and commonsensical as to deracialize whiteness while simultaneously highlighting and defining 'others' as abnormal and inferior" (131).
The report's authors thus use a key racializing practice of the immigrant experience and deracialize it as they inflate the extent of victimization of the white gendered subject.
The more "liberal" wings of the ruling National Party concurred-"white privilege" could best be preserved under limited majority rule, whereby a neoliberal restructuring program would formally deracialize the economy while sheltering private ownership and assets from redistributive programs.
I wanted it to be a portrait that was political in nature and that would deracialize Mr.
Stepping back for a moment, it is worth wondering why anyone would want to deracialize (or deracinate) the South in this way.
But, Michaels continues, now in his Marxist mode, the most that slavery reparations per se could accomplish would be to deracialize the gap between the well off and the poor, not end it, and possibly not even decrease it.
Considering all these artists' practices, I am hopeful that it will be possible to "degender" and "deracialize" difference and to think of it in positive, nonreifying terms.
For Dedering, the challenge of the African Renaissance is to "deracialize" the African intelligentsia.
Consequently, the mainstream doesn't really get to see itself in accurate ways either, especially as they deracialize and de-gender themselves in the process.
Sensing the discomfort with which a goodly number of whites approach discussions of race, the Obama campaign made a calculated decision to deracialize his campaign.
In other words, post-apartheid would create a multiracial set of beneficiaries (including some of the leaders and former leaders of the ANC, SACP and COSATU) but would not deracialize apartheid's victims (over 95 percent of South Africa's poor are black).