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Last week, I was on a political group on FB and someone mentioned this word. When I looked it up, its definitions indicated it was the opposite of racism. The word means, in simple terms, that "Person A feels racially inferior to Person B and perhaps even wants to be the race of Person B". It starts with an "m" I think.

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    But that is racism. They feel that the other race is "better," and, so, wish they could be of that race. The actual opposite of racism could be inclusivity. – Jason Bassford Jun 15 '18 at 1:45
  • Could it be "Racial Envy"? – Robyn Simpson Jun 15 '18 at 1:47
  • If B is the dominant race in that society, we'd call that internalized racism. (For example, many American blacks will agree with various socially pervasive negative stereotypes about blacks, because they're almost as awash in those stereotypes as everyone else, so they've internalized them.) – ruakh Jun 15 '18 at 2:59
  • Hmm... If there is indeed a word with that kind of a meaning (it's not quite the opposite of racism by the way)! Fascination? – Kris Jun 15 '18 at 6:25
  • I think the word you’re looking for might be “ethnomasochism.” – ebolamerican Jun 16 '18 at 18:48
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One word that fits is supremacist:

An advocate of the supremacy of a particular group, especially one determined by race or sex.
Oxford Dictionaries

While it's usually used for people who believe their own race is superior to others, it's also used with people who aren't that race. For example, one might call someone a black White supremacist or a white Black supremacist, although there is apparently another (likely pretty offensive) term for the former (see LaShanda's definition).


In addition there are other words that fit but are more about hating one's own race rather than liking a certain other race:

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