from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Fear of or contempt for Black people and their culture.
- n. Behavior based on such an attitude or feeling.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Fear, hate, or dislike of Black people of any descent, usually Africans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fear of the negro; strong antipathy to the negro.
Mr. Bauerlein, a professor of English at Emory University, is the author of "Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906" (Encounter).
English doesn't have a word for hatred of blacks except for the obscure and problematic Negrophobia.
The theory advanced by those who claim themselves to be immunes from that dreaded disease of Negrophobia is, that the industrial education of the Negro will inevitably inspire a similar movement for the industrial training of the poor whites, and the resultant competition means a further complication of the race problem, which will only be solved by the ultimate separation of the races.
English in the West Indies; or, the/[Page xi]/Bow of Ulysses '(the long bow of Ulysses it should have been), provoked numerous damaging replies, the most effective of which was' Mr. Froude's Negrophobia; or,
But I had returned to the country for the express purpose of joining in the glorious battle against slavery, of which this Negrophobia is a legitimate offspring.
His books include Literary Criticism: An Autopsy (1997) and Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906 (2001).
Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906. online edition
Negrophobia as well as Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America.
It mirrored and stoked Negrophobia by proclaiming that even the tiniest dab of Negro ancestry was sufficiently contaminating to make a person a "nigger."
Mr. Bauerlein is the author of "Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906" and, most recently, "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future."
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