Afrophobia

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Etymology[edit]

From Afro- + -phobia

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Afrophobia (uncountable)

  1. Fear, hate, or dislike of Black Africans and Black African descendant.
    • 1986, Carlton W. Molette, Barbara J. Molette, Black Theatre: premise and presentation, page 35
      Individuals who suffer from Afrophobia often avoid facing this fear by ignoring Africa, its culture, and its people.
    • 1998 (Mar 30), Christopher Ogden, "Good Will Bill", Time 151 (13) [1]
      The Somalia debacle prompted a fresh bout of Afrophobia in Washington.

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