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- adj. Unfavorable to black people, often specifically African Americans
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- adj. discriminatory against black people; opposed to black people.
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- adj. discriminatory especially on the basis of race or religion
Eric Lott and other scholars have argued that expressions of antiblack racism by Irish Americans—such as the lynchings of blacks during the New York City draft riots of 1863, or their invention of the word coon, or the deliberate attempts by some to belittle blacks in minstrel performances—were efforts to hide “their resemblance, in both class and ethnic terms, to ‘blackness.’”
Blackface minstrelsy is now often considered to be antiblack parody, and some of it certainly was, but scholars have recently begun to see the songs of Dan Emmett and many other performers in the genre as expressions of desire for the freedoms they saw in the culture of the slaves.
White Americans saw an even steeper decline in antiblack bias: to 3.6 in the 2000s from 9.1 in the '50s, but they perceived antiwhite bias shooting up to 4.7 from 1.8 in that period.
Black Americans saw antiblack bias steadily falling to 6.1 in the 2000s from 9.7 in the 1950s, while they saw antiwhite bias rise to 1.8 from 1.4.
White Americans, in short, thought that by the '00s antiwhite bias exceeded antiblack bias.
Race Bias in Black and White Both white and black Americans see significant progress in the fight against antiblack bias, but white Americans believe that this progress has come at their expense, a survey finds.
Gwtty Images Both white and black Americans see significant progress in the fight against antiblack bias, but white Americans believe that this progress has come at their expense.
Originally designed to end antiblack discrimination at the polls, the law now could help Hispanics gain control of the Harlem seat.
Byrd had a long history of antiblack racism early in his career, as the
As Mr. Kennedy notes, black America is too “wildly heterogenous” for it to be easy to logically designate a view as “antiblack.”
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