minority group

(noun) “[A]ny group of people who are singled out from the others for differential and unequal treatment” (OpenStax College 2012).

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OpenStax College. 2012. Racial, Ethnic, and Minority Groups. Connexions, May 18, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42857/1.2/).