Definitions for "Institutional racism"
A term used to describe the rules, procedures, and practices that directly and deliberately prevent minorities from having full and equal involvement in society.
Those forces, social arrangements, institutions, structures, policies, precedents and systems of social relations that operate to deprive certain racially identified categories equality .
The conscious or unconscious exercise of notions of racial superiority by social institutions through their policies, practices and procedures as well as through the organizational culture and values. Institutional racism results in the unequal treatment of, or discrimination against, non-dominant individuals or groups.