Dec 1, 2021
(Bonus) Racism is the belief that groups of humans possess
different behavioral traits corresponding to inherited attributes
and can be divided based on the superiority of one race over
another. It may also mean prejudice, discrimination, or
directed against other people because they are of a different race or ethnicity. Modern variants of racism are often based in social perceptions of biological differences between peoples. These views can take the form of social actions, practices or beliefs, or political systems in which different races are ranked as inherently superior or inferior to each other, based on presumed shared inheritable traits, abilities, or qualities. There have been attempts to legitimize racist beliefs through scientific means, which have been overwhelmingly shown to be unfounded.