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Adj.1.nonracist - unprejudiced about race
unprejudiced, impartial - free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"
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If a child is a member of the dominant racial grouping, an analysis of parenting abilities should examine the parent's capacity to bring up the child with racial awareness and nonracist values.
We also believe that both our candidate, Green, and Ferrer, regrettably, made it possible for racist demagogues to distort and exploit their nonracist positions; and now Bloomberg, in an ill-advised TV commercial, has entered the demagogy business too.
Internalization: Once the person has developed a nonracist identity, he or she has entered the final stage of White racial identity.
Staffed predominantly with people of color (more than 70% of the faculty at historically black colleges are non-white according to Roebuck and Murty, 1993), these schools provide both a nonracist environment and qualified role models for African and Hispanic American students.
It is a bid to entrench that society by adding a threat of force behind the already existing stigma associated with nonracist behavior.
(183)See Wasserstrom, supra note 9, at 604 ("A nonracist society would be one in which the race of an individual would be the functional equivalent of the eye color of individuals in our society today.
Thus, in Black-White encounters, most Whites are not prone to view the subtle racism that could be manifesting itself in the encounter, because a denial of the obvious helps to protect a nonracist self-image.
However, if the WRIAS functions as a bipolar racism scale, of course one would expect that a person who scored high on the nonracist dimension would score low on the racism scale.
Even in the apparently exceptional case of racial desegregation, we agreed to mandate busing from on high to create a nonracist community, not as a means of destroying community.
He can thus easily maintain his self-image as an egalitarian, nonracist person.
The perceiver, initially nonracist, feels fear when perceiving an African American male because he/she creates a meaning for the Black body: "I see the [Black] student in a certain way because I fear for my daughter while she is across town." At this point in his argument against racism, Johnson makes a Berkeleyan assertion: "To perceive a content is to conceive that content" (603).