Discrimination or stereotyping based on the erroneous concept of race. By far one of the stupidest ideas ever conceived.
Right wing activists need our help and consideration. They don't have it as easy as us. Attempts at communication are much harder, leading to isolation and lonelyness. Bids at social recognition seldom meet with success. It is a fact often overlooked that most buildings aren't made with the needs of right wing activists in mind.
by Eddy December 23, 2003
Racism is a philysophical science of how Homo sapiens became distinct sub races of each other.

Associated with hate, discrimination and prejudice
Racism is often confused with hate against another person, based on a persons origin. Racism as a science provides us with a better understanding of the human evolution in a direct correlation to its enironment. Leading many to believe that humans can adapt to any condition on planet Earth.
by Pseudodragonslayer April 14, 2016
I learned it in school as "Prejudice based on race". I learned it after school as "Discrimination based on Race.". I learned it on the Blogs, and therefore from several dictionaries as "The belief that races have different characteristics that cause some races to be superior to others".

Using the grey, I've settled on "Discrimination based on Race". The first is a more general version of the third. But if it is just a "thought", it can be talked about, discussed, and eradicated. Its when it is acted upon that people become harmed.

So it is the action of discriminating based on that racial prejudice that I call racism. First, it is applying power. Some people believe only those in power can discriminate -- it sounds like a logical fallacy. Instead of corner casing when the charge of racism is valid depending on some hypothetical power difference, lets just say it happens when someone applies power to act on a prejudice. The second, is it matches with the very pejorative connotation it has -- I hate the thought of punishing thought, or of people not being able to talk in general, or of people finding actual difference based on historical events and selection. Instead, by using definition 2, we can break it down to 'regardless of what you think, were you fair'. And if the answer is yes, there was no racism, even if there was a racial prejudice.

Conclusion: Racism is *discrimination based on race*.
Some feel Affirmative Action is a positive application of Racism; others, because of the soft bigotry of low expectations, consider Affirmative Action as an example of the negatives of all Racism.
by pureabsolute January 09, 2016
Racism is too judge someone as inferior to you because of the color of their skin. Any belief system that advocates superiority of one race over another, is racist. Any person who adheres to a set of beliefs which enables them to claim superiority over another based on race, is racist.
Racism is exemplified by the beliefs of the KKK.
by MATT_WOOD_NYC October 27, 2015
The unconditional hate of a certain race.

Unfortunately, the term is now grossly overused and no longer has meaning. Ignorant juveniles now believe that referring to a person by their race is racist in some way, like saying that a person is black is some kind of racial profiling. Ridiculous.

Ultimately these people just look like ignorant idiots who want to seem intelligent. They will bring race into a conversation at any given time, yet YOU are the racist somehow.
Guy #1: "Where did you go?"

Guy #2: "I was just visiting Ishtar, the convenience store owner."

Guy #1: "RACIST!!!!!!!!11!!!1 zOMFG UZ A KKK!!!! RACISM!!!!!1"

Guy #2: "No, actually, I was just stating that I visited a convenience store owner named Ishtar, you useless shit."
by R.I.P. korner May 16, 2010
An excuse for people to be offended by every comment somebody could possibly make. The two autobots, Skids and Mudflap, from the second Transformers movie, for example, are not racist charicatures. There DO in fact exist people who really act like that in real life, but saying so would be racist to idiots who want to be politically correct. You can't say the word "black" without being racist. You can't even mention the fact that somebody is black without being racist. In short: It's total bullshit.
Good person: So anyway, I was talking to this black guy yesterday...
Idiot: Why did you have to mention that he's black? Are you a racist? By the way, the correct terminology is 'African-American.'
Good person: First off, I never said I was superior to him, so saying he's black is not racism. Second, he lives in Africa and is not a US citizen, so 'African-American' is not the correct terminology. So fuck you.
by The only sane man August 12, 2009
The greatest evil that humanity ever manifested. This scourge of the human race has caused bloodshed in every country and every continent. Racism is the greatest division between the human race that stops us all from coming together as one and achieving a common goal: To make the world a better place.
non-racist person: Hey I found out how we can make the world a better place!

racist person:Fuck you. I don't want to make the world a better place with you because of your skin color or ethnicity because I practice racism.

non-racist person:damn.
by jack mcgurn May 13, 2008
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