Race traitor is a pejorative reference to a person who is perceived as supporting attitudes or positions thought to be against the interests or well-being of that person's own race. For example, one or both parties to an interracial relationship may be characterized as "race traitors." As another example, a person who supports affirmative action or other policies that allegedly benefit races other than his/her own may be characterized as a "race traitor." The term is the source of the name of a quarterly magazine, Race Traitor, founded in 1993.
Thomas Mair, who murdered British MP Jo Cox in 2016, regarded Cox as a "traitor" to the white race. Mair had also published letters criticising "white liberals and traitors" in South Africa who he described as "the greatest enemy of the old apartheid system".
- Black-on-black racism
- Sarong party girl
- Self-hating Jew
- Uncle Tom
- West Brit
- White nigger
- Garvey, John; Noel Ignatiev (Winter 1993). "Change Our Name". Race Traitor (1): 126–127.
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