- n. An advocate of the policy or practice of the assimilation of immigrant or other minority cultures into a mainstream culture.
- assimilation + -ist (Wiktionary)
“Look at the furor caused by radio host Neal Boortz last year when he made comments about former Rep. Cynthia McKinney, who chose not to wear an acceptable, in his eyes, 'assimilationist' hair style.”
“Elections to the City Council saw "assimilationist" incumbent Hispanic council members ousted by La Raza supporting radical challengers.”
“This assimilationist campaign gained desperate urgency in the early 1920s, when Congress began curbing the immigration of “undesirable” groups.”
“Despite the efforts of assimilationist Jews to convince themselves and the nation that they were one with white America, anti-Semitism actually escalated during the 1910s and 1920s.”
“Virtually repeating the words of Martin Luther King Jr. and other assimilationist leaders of the civil rights movement, the Janus Society urged “all homosexuals to adopt a behavior code which would be beyond criticism and which would eliminate many of the barriers to integration with the heterosexual world.””
“Most damaging of all to the assimilationist cause was the continued association of Jews with primitive sexuality.”
“King recognized that black sexuality posed a special threat to his assimilationist project.”
“Importing in the poorest least educated in numbers is an assimilationist nightmare and probably means importing in gangs and crime.”
“This is a quality that does little to further the assimilationist cause the French so actively pursue, though.”
“No, you won't find people like Tom Flanagan openly defending crude discrimination per se, setting aside his assimilationist approach to Native Canadians.”
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