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tr.v. ra·cial·ized, ra·cial·iz·ing, ra·cial·iz·es
a. To differentiate or categorize according to race.
b. To impose a racial character or context on.
2. To perceive or experience in racial terms: "It is impossible to be an American and not racialize how you feel" (Cornel West).

ra′cial·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(ˈreɪʃəˌlaɪz) or


(Sociology) (tr) to render racial in tone or content
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To racialize Latin Americans is to describe them with racialized characteristics that will tightly fit them into the carefully constructed social grids that constitute the racial architecture of the United States.
In exposing the inner workings of prison staff in a gendered and racialized environment, Dana Britton admirably has achieved her goal.
They report that evangelicals--whom they define as those self-selected Christians who hold the belief that the Bible is the ultimate authority in the life of faith, that Christ died for all individuals, that anyone who accepts Christ as a living presence in their life is "born again," and that the Scriptures call each person to preach the Gospel of Christ to their neighbor--have great difficulty accepting the structural dimensions of living in a racialized society (3).
Through his alterations to the image, Colescott forces us to see the literal but also figurative (read: racialized) whiteness on which the coolness and detachment of Lichtenstein's image--and, by extension, that of Pop in general--depends.
(7) Despite their official status as white, Arabs are a minority without minority status, the "most invisible of the invisibles." (8) According to Therese Saliba, "'Arabs and Arab Americans remain victims of racist policies, even as they are rendered invisible by the standards of current racialized discourses." (9)
For racialized women, the wage gap is more like an abyss; they take home only 59.5 percent of what non-racialized men do.
I draw on ethnographic interviews to understand the nuanced ways in which foreign nurses feel welcomed in their local communities and workplaces, yet simultaneously remain subject to hostile racialized scrutiny.
The Racialized Reception Contexts (RRC) research program was launched at conference at York University in October 2016.
Challenging the myth that there were no transgender children until recently and illustrating the medicalization and racialization of childrenAEs bodies, the author recounts the history of transgender children, arguing that these children were central to the medicalization of sex and gender during the 20th century through a racialized discourse of plasticity and showing why did they have been ignored.
In a piece titled "Zionism, Pan-Africanism, and White Nationalism," author Shaul Magid argues that because Zionism was a "lodestar for other minority attempts to solve the problem of the limits of ethnic self-determination," it is, therefore a racialized movement that can offer freedom but never equality.
With respect to Black and racialized minority children, the number of children over-represented in child welfare has not been well researched.
From different chapters of the book, a reader learns that even when the dominant majority acts in antiracist ways, be it about defending a person of color or cathartically watching a racialized film, producers and audiences place the focus on the goodness of the "White savior," which serves the goal of further normalizing Whiteness and maintaining its hegemony.