Glossary of Terms

pro-human adjective
pro-hu·man | \ ˈprō-ˈhyü-mən \ 

1. : advocating for one human race, universal civil rights and liberties, and compassionate opposition to racism and intolerance rooted in dignity and our common humanity.

anti-racist adjective
an·ti-rac·ist | \ ˌan-tē-ˈrā-sist \

1. : opposed to racism.

neo-racism noun
neo-rac·ism | \ nē-ō-ˈrā-ˌsi-zəm \

1a. : a belief that race is a real and inescapable social construct that determines an individual’s identity, agency, beliefs, ability, or culture, such that members of different race groups can never understand each other due to intrinsic and insurmountable cultural differences.


1b. : prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping, or antagonism directed against a person or people based on this belief.


2 : discrimination, behavior or attitudes toward individuals or groups that reflect and foster the belief that members of some race groups are permanently subordinate to members of other race groups.

equity noun
eq·ui·ty | \ ˈe-kwə-tē \

1. : the quality of being fair and impartial.

equality noun
e·qual·i·ty | \ i-ˈkwä-lə-tē \

1. : the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities.