Could anyone please tell me what is meant by RACISM ?????

India
January 9, 2007 2:22am CST
Hi friends ,, could u please tell me what is meant by Racism. I have very often read this word so many times but could not locate the exact meaning. please help me out???
1 response
@Wanderlaugh (1624)
• Australia
9 Jan 07
Congratulations, Cataroms, for not knowing that. Racism is hostility and discrimination against people of other races. It comes in many forms, from abuse to genocide, and is one of the human race's least appealing characteristics.