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prejudice
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
to have unreasonable belief that is unfair to members of a race, religion, or other group

or more generally:

to have (or create in others) an unreasonable belief that prevents objective (unbiased) consideration of an issue or situation
  • Of course, I knew God was white too, but no one could have made me believe he was prejudiced.
    p. 50.0
prejudiced = had unreasonable and unfair beliefs and feelings against members of a particular race or ethnic group
  • People in Stamps used to say that the whites in our town were so prejudiced that a Negro couldn't buy vanilla ice cream.
    p. 49.2
  • It was an institution for girls near my house, and the young ladies were faster, brasher, meaner and more prejudiced than any I had met at Lafayette County Training School.
    p. 214.2
  • Then they took turns showing me their tricks, how they chose their victims (marks) from the wealthy bigoted whites and in every case how they used the victims' prejudice against them.
    p. 221.3
  • The Black female is assaulted in her tender years by all those common forces of nature at the same time that she is caught in the tripartite crossfire of masculine prejudice, white illogical hate and Black lack of power.
    p. 272.7

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