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Explain the difference among racism, prejudice, and discrimination.


All three words are often used interchangeably. Misuse and overuse obscure issues and make them difficult to address.

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dashingscorpio says

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    G. Diane Nelson Trotter (dianetrotter) 4 years ago

    I really like this too dashing. May I lift out quotes for my hub referencing your comments?

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Michelle Liew (midget38) says

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Attikos says

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    G. Diane Nelson Trotter (dianetrotter) 4 years ago

    Thank you Attikos! I'm in the midst of writing a hub and got definitions from Psychology Today. You must be in Human Resources. Understanding those differences can facilitate a good discussion if we let it.

    May I quote you and give credit on my hu


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Margaret Ann Tyler Johnson (Menjia_Rose) says

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    Michele Travis 4 years ago

    That does make a lot of sense, they do all relate to hate.


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    AlexK2009 4 years ago

    Prejudice, forming an opinion in advance of facts, includes racism. Both may result from experience: if I have been cheated by people from XXX I will justifiably be cautious with their fellow countrymen. Discrimination means choosing: good or bad.


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Garifalia says

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    G. Diane Nelson Trotter (dianetrotter) 4 years ago

    Thank you Garifalia. I agree. The prejudice can lead to discrimination.

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