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structural racism

[ struhk-cher-uhl rey-siz-uhm ]
/ ˈstrʌk tʃər əl ˈreɪ sɪz əm /
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Also called in·sti·tu·tion·al rac·ism [in-sti-too-shuh-nl rey-siz-uhm, -tyoo-], /ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃə nl ˈreɪ sɪz əm, -ˈtyu-/, sys·tem·ic rac·ism [si-stem-ik rey-siz-uhm] /sɪˈstɛm ɪk ˈreɪ sɪz əm/ .

Origin of structural racism

First recorded in 1975–80
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