(functioning as plural) the relations between members of two or more human races, esp within a single community
(functioning as singular) the branch of sociology concerned with such relations
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How to use race relations in a sentence
An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.
race relations in Saint Louis could hinge on the outcome of this announcement.
Tensions are rising in Saint Louis, Mo., as race relations heat up.
Ferguson, Michael Brown, and race relations in America dominated Sunday talk shows.
How an antiquated understanding of race relations results in minority staffers getting the short shrift.
Scholarly and objective, the pamphlet was an important document in the history of race relations in the Navy.
The Navy's wartime progress in race relations was the product of several forces.
This mass migration, especially to cities outside the south, was of profound importance to the future of American race relations.
Despite these shortcomings, the work of the Gillem Board was a progressive step in the history of Army race relations.
He was an influential member of the Air staff with considerable experience in the field of race relations.