Glossary

Disclaimer: The following terms and definitions are not meant to be a definitive list. Many of these words represent complex concepts that are not easily reduced to a few sentences. There is also disagreement—even among experts—about the definition and correct usage of many of these terms. This list is simply a resource to help you have an idea about what authors in this community mean when they use these terms.

Ally

Assimilation

Color-blindness

Ethnicity

Ethnocentrism

Hispanic

Latina/o

Microaggressions

Race

White fragility

Our glossary is a work in progress…we’re adding new entries all the time. Let us know which term(s) you’d like us to tackle next!

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