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a belief, often subconscious, among white liberals that being white is, in and of itself, a great transgression against the rest of the world for which one must spend their life making atonement. It is often exemplified by embracing the cultures and philosophies of various other ethnic groups while neglecting one's own roots.
Although Randy came from a family of middle-class W.A.S.P.s from the suburbs, his white guilt later spurred him to become a Rastafarian.
by kramdorf August 20, 2006
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The result of a wide spread racist propaganda campaign launched against European-Americans by various racist groups, individuals, Government public schools and was encouraged by many media outlets in the late 1990s.

The propaganda campaign goals were to diminish any sense of a European-Americanโ€™s pride in oneself and their community. To encourage European-Americans to feel that the only way for them to feel is self-sacrificing for non-whites and to ignore their own interests. And to tarnish history with over exaggerations, wild claims all while pressuring publishers of books to underplay great accomplishments of history.

Most European-Americans see the propaganda for what it is, however to this day many still hold onto white guilt because it was the way they were taught in school as children and don't realize it is the result of a propaganda campaign.

At the height of the propaganda campaign was the Wichita Massacre, where several black men brutally beaten and murdered many whites in the ice cold feilds of Wichita, the media grossly hid the story from public view despite organizations such as the European-American Issues Forum bringing the case to their attention. Also came in to play was the notion to give greater punishment to whites who commit racial based crimes and ignore racial based crimes against whites.

A few examples of the propaganda campaign against white people of European ancestry:

"White folks was in caves while we was building empires... We taught philosophy and astrology and mathematics before Socrates and them Greek homos ever got around to it." -- Rev. Al Sharpton

"There's no great, white bigot; there's just about 200 million little white bigots out there." -- USA Today columnist Julienne Malveaux

The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him. I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years." -- Louis Farrakhan who campaigned for congresswoman Cynthia McKinney in 2002, City College audience in New York

"I want to go up to the closest white person and say: 'You can't understand this, it's a black thing' and then slap him, just for my mental health." -- Charles Barron, a New York city councilman at a reparations rally, 2002

"Civil rights laws were not passed to protect the rights of white men and do not apply to them." -- Mary Frances Berry, Chairwoman, US Commission on Civil Rights

(I) "will not let the white boys win in this election." -- Donna Brazile, Al Gore's Campaign Manager on the 2000 election

"The old white boys got taken fair and square." -- San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown after winning an election

"The Medicaid system must have been developed by a white male slave owner. It pays for you to be pregnant and have a baby, but it won't pay for much family planning." -- Jocelyn Elders
In a disgraceful pursuit to spread white guilt Susan Sontag stated: "The white race is the cancer of human history."
by CrystalCole August 10, 2008
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Being embarrassed by being white and even modestly sucessfull. White guilt is the root of most PC today.
The radical jhadist Muslim male immigrants harassed even raped the white women in the host state without notice in the press. The bleeding heart liberals and left wing press felt sorry. Not for the defiled women , but that the illegals might be held accountable. White guilt gone mad has destroyed common sense.
by BluStarr September 05, 2016
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those suffering from White Guilt are primarily the (Liberal) Democrats, many of whom voted for Obama because Obama is Black simply to show they were not racist, even though voting for a Black Man simply because he is Black is exactly what a racist does: he sees the color of a man's skin rather than judging him based on his character or his deeds.

Republicans are quite content to see a man based on his ideas rather than skin tone. In fact, Herman Cain is a rising star in the Republican Party because of his likability and conservative ideals and not because he happens to be Black.
Michael Pfleger: Liberal white guilt at its finest
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Hating on white people when you yourself are white, trying to be the white savior, but really saying those are the bad white guys , I am the good white guy. I.e. Michael Moore, Eminem, Macklemore. The real racists , who judge others by skin color and not content of character
He's being a cuck and white guilt loser pandering to everyone by hating other white people.
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What misguided liberal white people feel when blacks blame the issues in their community (or that their black ass is in jail) on something that happened with a small area in the southern United States more than 200 years ago.
Despite giving them affirmative action and welfare, Melanie still felt a lot of white guilt because black people are useless in today's society.
by Steveinoregon May 03, 2006
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