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Definition of "antiblack" [antiblack]

  • Unfavorable to black people, often specifically African Americans (adjective)

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Use "antiblack" in a sentence
  • "Eric Lott and other scholars have argued that expressions of antiblack racism by Irish Americans—such as the lynchings of blacks during the New York City draft riots of 1863, or their invention of the word coon, or the deliberate attempts by some to belittle blacks in minstrel performances—were efforts to hide “their resemblance, in both class and ethnic terms, to ‘blackness.’”"
  • "Blackface minstrelsy is now often considered to be antiblack parody, and some of it certainly was, but scholars have recently begun to see the songs of Dan Emmett and many other performers in the genre as expressions of desire for the freedoms they saw in the culture of the slaves."
  • "White Americans saw an even steeper decline in antiblack bias: to 3.6 in the 2000s from 9.1 in the '50s, but they perceived antiwhite bias shooting up to 4.7 from 1.8 in that period."