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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.
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White supremacy

(Sociology) the theory or belief that White people are innately superior to people of other races
White supremacist n, adj
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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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Chapter One, entitled "Colonial Legacy of White Supremacy in American Buddhism," offers a racial analysis of the history of Orientalism within early Buddhist scholarship.
Vaught (urban education, Tufts U.) draws on the arguments of critical race theory (CRT), which posits racism as structural, in this exploration of how the racialized achievement gap is produced and reproduced through district, school, and classroom policies and practices that sustain inequality and white supremacy in a large, urban, West Coast school district.
Without the work of the separate species naturalists in the 19th century, white supremacy would have had a very different history.
Clive and Webb describe, in quick succession, the establishment of plantation agriculture and the accompanying transition to African slavery in the British colonies, the contraction and expansion of the institution of slavery during the Revolutionary and Antebellum periods, the impact of Emancipation on southern racial thinking, the contours of black resistance to white supremacy, and the role of race in shaping the contemporary South.
Another contributer with the username martinblake666 was also found posting to Stormfront, a separate Nazi website which promotes racial segregation and white supremacy.
Building on this reality, the second theme exposes Italian-American complicity with racism, demonstrating how, in the words of James Baldwin, their participation in the lie of White supremacy "helped to steal the vitality from immigrant communities." Joseph Sciorra's essay, "Italians Against Racism: The Murder of Yusuf Hawkins (R.I.P.) and My March in Bensonhurst" painfully portrays a lethal example of Italian-American racism, while essays interrogate similar acts in Harlem and Howard Beach, New York, and Philadelphia.
White supremacy permeated daily life so deeply that most people could no more ponder it than a fish might discuss the wetness of water.
The Japanese had little difficulty in their exposure and exploitation of the system of white supremacy, which, as Horne notes, was "the glue that held the colonial empires together." During the early stages of the conflict the Japanese military further exploited white racism by portraying the conflict as a reaction to the former white domination of the Pacific.
While historians and sociologists have noted the varying types of lynchings (depending on region and time-period for example), the underlying intent of the vast majority of lynchings in the post-Civil War was the same: to enforce a system of white supremacy. They occurred in the North, Midwest and Far West, but the highest numbers were in the South where lynch mobs killed all estimated 3,943 persons between 1880 and 1930.
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These groups received money from the State of Mississippi through the Sovereignty Commission for the purpose of maintaining white supremacy. Tax money, collected from black citizens who would later be denied the use of tax money for reparations for the work of their black ancestors, was used to support the White Citizens Councils.
WHITE SUPREMACY IS DEFINED AS A "HISTORICALLY BASED, INSTITUTIONALLY perpetuated system of exploitation and oppression of continents, nations, and peoples of color by white peoples and nations of the European continent, for the purpose of maintaining and defending a system of wealth, power, and privilege" (Martinas, n.d.).