Racist


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Racist

A person who deliberately or unintentionally gives preferential or detrimental treatment to persons of a given race. For example, a racist may prefer to hire persons of race A or may be more likely to dismiss persons of race B. In many jurisdictions, racial discrimination is illegal in business settings, though the specific measures taken to prevent it have proven controversial. See also: Affirmative action.
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conversation="none" .5652173913043 A pity Arwind Santos had to ruin the Beermen's great game with a racist taunt directed to Terence Jones.
"A history of racist rhetoricTrump has been accused of spewing racist rhetoric since he launched his presidential bid in 2015.
More than half of Latinos, 55 percent, said the president is racist, while 46 percent of white respondents said they agree that Trump is racist.
But they simply do not meet the standard definition of racist, a word so recklessly flung around these days that its actual meaning is being lost." The president cleaned up his remarks a few days later saying: "These are people that hate our country.
In March, Sterling was vocal in condemning the racist abuse received by England players during their 5-1 win in Montenegro as well as offering support to his younger team-mate Callum Hudson-Odoi.And in April he was quick to call out Leonardo Bonucci when the Juventus defender suggested that his team-mate Moise Kean was partly to blame for the racist abuse he received from Cagliari fans.
One has to wonder what might convince Trump supporters that their man in the White House might be racist. Nearly 90 percent of them, according to a recent opinion poll, believe that he is not.
Some rank-and-file Republicans agreed that Mr Trump's words were racist, but on Tuesday party leaders insisted they were not and accused Democrats of using the resulting tumult to score political points.
In the US, many journalists have shied away from describing Trump as a racist, but there is now a sense that the dam has broken.
"That's one of my concerns about Donald Trump - that he's now seen as a poster boy for racists around the world, whether you're a racist in this country, whether you're a racist in Hungary, a racist in Italy, or a racist in France.
Alison Reeder said: "You can't say or do anything these days without being racist or offending someone.