Merriam‑Webster to Update ‘Racism’ Definition to Include Systemic Oppression

The way we define concepts such as racism, sexism often determines how we evaluate ourselves and treat others.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Jun 11, 2020
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.