the belief, theory, or doctrine that white people are inherently superior to people from all other racial and ethnic groups, and that in order to preserve their white, European, and Christian cultural identities, they need or deserve a segregated geographical area, preferential treatment, and special legal protections.
Critics of the term white nationalism argue that it is a euphemistic way to talk about white supremacy under the somewhat neutral guise of nationalism. Considering this, it is important to pay careful attention when using this term.
- white na·tion·al·ist, noun
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How to use white nationalism in a sentence
In the process of rethinking my ideas on white nationalism, people who disagreed with me were critical.
“white nationalism is a failed theory,” Christian Picciolini, a former neo-Nazi, told The Daily Beast.Derek Black, the Reluctant Racist, and His Exit From White Nationalism | Caitlin Dickson | July 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
white nationalism is essentially a rebranded version of white supremacy.Derek Black, the Reluctant Racist, and His Exit From White Nationalism | Caitlin Dickson | July 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST