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English definition of “institutionalized racism”

institutionalized racism

noun [U]     mainly UK
racism (= when someone is treated unfairly because of their race) that has become part of the normal behaviour of people within an organization: The police had to fend off allegations of institutional racism after a black suspect was beaten by four white police officers.Racial issuesRace and ethnicityNot able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
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