Treating a member of one particular racial or ethnic group differently than one from another racial or ethnic group based solely on the difference. Discrimination in this case is most likely prejudicial based on a personal view of the "character" of the discriminated group.

RACIAL DISCRIMINATION: "Racial discrimination against the law in hiring and promotion."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RACIAL DISCRIMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/racial-discrimination/ (accessed October 21, 2021).