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Discrimination
The Difference Between
Racism

What is the difference between racism and classism?

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November 21, 2011 6:12AM

The difference is racism deals with someone being judgemental and discriminatory because of someone elses race/ethnicity. Classism deals with someone being discriminatory because of someone elses social/economic class. Though it should be noted, the two can sometimes overlap.