race problem

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Noun1.race problem - a social and political problem caused by conflict between races occupying the same or adjacent regions
problem, job - a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
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Note how we humanists tend to define the race problem in America: we define it primarily in terms of prejudice.
We didn't send you there to dissect the race problem.
Here's what he said about recent killings: 'We don't have a race problem.
CONGOLESE national Masonda Ketanda Olivier was allegedly beaten to death by three men last week in south Delhi, prompting widespread revulsion and concerns that India has a deepseated race problem.
The problem that we are facing is not a race problem," said Francis.
We do not have a race problem, we have a space problem.
The "impunity for the murder of black men," Leovy writes, just may be America's greatest race problem.
What I wanted to say is that speeding is a "people" problem - not a race problem.
In more examples of Real Candidate, Wrong Race problem, voters penned in political rivals Val Hoyle and Dwight Coon, Betty Taylor and Juan Carlos Valle and John Lively and Joe Pishioneri.
This new contribution to the critical reflection on the subject of race and race relations in Cuba analyzes "Cuban novelists' and filmmakers' participation in and their questioning of the revolutionary government's revision of national identity to include the unique experience and contributions of Cuban men and women of African descent," challenging in the process the official position that states the race problem as something already solved in Cuba (xv).
5) His shift from the short stories of The Conjure Woman, which appealed to Northern audiences accustomed to plantation fiction, to the tragic events of his novels, which appealed less to such an audience, exacted a professional cost for focusing more explicitly upon the race problem.
Blatter's words about shaking hands after a match were ill chosen but in his bumbling way he was bringing attention to another side to the race problem.