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Systemic Discrimination

This guide serves as a gateway to understanding various forms of discrimination.

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Discrimination: Unjust or prejudicial treatment of a person or group, esp. on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, etc.; freq. with against. Also (with in favour of): favourable treatment of a person or group, in order to compensate for disadvantage or lack of privilege. --Oxford English Dictionary

Prejudice:  Preconceived opinion not based on reason or actual experience; bias, partiality; (now) spec. unreasoned dislike, hostility, or antagonism towards, or discrimination against, a race, sex, or other class of people. --Oxford English Dictionary