by Whitefright February 06, 2014
Unease from white people when topics of race are brought up. A general cringing or shutting down towards openly talking about white privilege, or racism as manifested in subtleties of everyday life. Not being able to confront the millions of corpses below them. The fact white fright was not already defined in Urban Dictionary.
by sensayshun February 02, 2017
A feeling by African- Americans of being devalued, depressed and anxious by subtle oppression from whites who hold a power position in their life. These are behaviors and authentic feelings that are believed to be historically stemmed from slavery carried on from one generation to another.
A black parent might feel intimidated by his/ her child's white teacher who appears to be subtly oppressive. Because of white fright, the parent left the school without conversing with the teacher of her child.
by Nehemiah's Sister November 01, 2013