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# racism - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Ex-German goalkeeper sacked by Hertha Berlin after sending TV pundit 'token black guy' WhatsApp message
# Jens Lehmann
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# Jens Lehmann

Ex-German goalkeeper sacked by Hertha Berlin after sending TV pundit 'token black guy' WhatsApp message

May 5th 2021, 3:00 PM 39,591 Views 19 Comments

The former Arsenal and Germany goalkeeper has issued an apology after David Aogo shared the text on social media.

# racism - Friday 30 April, 2021

As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism
# Blackout
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# Blackout

As football's social media boycott begins, Henry says it's only the start in fight against racism

Apr 30th 2021, 10:55 AM 1,726 Views 2 Comments

A number of organisations and clubs will log off for the weekend from 3pm today.

# racism - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
# History Repeating Itself
# History Repeating Itself

'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 51,800 Views 0 Comments

Ireland is repeating the mistakes of mother and baby homes, social workers have warned.

# racism - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,671 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Opinion: Why this trial was different - US experts react to guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin

Apr 21st 2021, 8:45 AM 16,946 Views 36 Comments

US scholars analyse the guilty verdicts handed down to former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the 2020 murder of George Floyd.

# racism - Friday 16 April, 2021

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
# AMRI
# AMRI

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes

Apr 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,806 Views 0 Comments

The Association of Mixed Race Irish has asked the United Nations to visit Ireland and investigate institutional racism here.

# racism - Friday 9 April, 2021

La Liga finds no evidence of racist slur against Diakhaby
# Probe
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# Probe

La Liga finds no evidence of racist slur against Diakhaby

Apr 9th 2021, 3:05 PM 1,951 Views 2 Comments

Juan Cala of Cadiz was alleged to have abused the Valnecia player last weekend.

# racism - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Opinion: Migrants are forced to do the worst work without access to rights
# Racism At Work
# Racism At Work

Opinion: Migrants are forced to do the worst work without access to rights

Apr 7th 2021, 7:01 PM 21,319 Views 0 Comments

Youth Against Racism and Inequality (YARI) activist writes that immigrants and people of colour are leading the force for change internationally.

'Utterly unacceptable' - Liverpool demand action from social media platforms after players racially abused
# Kick It Out
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# Kick It Out

'Utterly unacceptable' - Liverpool demand action from social media platforms after players racially abused

Updated Apr 7th 2021, 3:06 PM 23,912 Views 24 Comments

Trent Alexander-Arnold and Naby Keita were targeted after Tuesday night’s Champions League quarter-final first-leg loss at Real Madrid.

# racism - Saturday 3 April, 2021

West Brom report racist abuse to police after Ireland's Callum Robinson is targeted
# Kick It Out
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# Kick It Out

West Brom report racist abuse to police after Ireland's Callum Robinson is targeted

Apr 3rd 2021, 9:37 PM 36,210 Views 35 Comments

Robinson posted the abuse on his Instagram account, leading his club’s action.

# racism - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Man who shouted anti-Asian slurs before kicking and stamping on woman in New York arrested
# Racist Attack
# Racist Attack

Man who shouted anti-Asian slurs before kicking and stamping on woman in New York arrested

Mar 31st 2021, 2:08 PM 21,433 Views 22 Comments

Brandon Elliot faces multiple charges including assault as a hate crime.

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear
# Stop Asian Hate
# Stop Asian Hate

Opinion: 'Take your virus back to China' is one of the ready-made slurs we hear

Mar 31st 2021, 7:00 AM 14,187 Views 0 Comments

Trinity researcher Moonyoung Hong outlines the racist abuse she and other Asian women receive in Ireland.

# racism - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Racist incidents reach record number amid pandemic and rise of 'far right fake news'
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

Racist incidents reach record number amid pandemic and rise of 'far right fake news'

Mar 23rd 2021, 3:22 PM 20,461 Views 98 Comments

A report has noted that Irish “far right scammers” are adept at inciting hatred against groups and individuals.

# racism - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Immigrant Council calls on Government to grant legal advice to victims of racism
# Racism
# Racism

Immigrant Council calls on Government to grant legal advice to victims of racism

Mar 21st 2021, 1:16 PM 12,665 Views 67 Comments

The council also wants victims to be able to access counselling services.

# racism - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'
# Politics
# Politics

Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'

Feb 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 16,428 Views 36 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi, who is of African descent, had hoped to run in the forthcoming Seanad by-election. She shares her thoughts on Irish politics.

# racism - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police
# Tyreik Wright
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# Tyreik Wright

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police

Feb 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 27,912 Views 22 Comments

Tyreik Wright, who is currently on loan at Walsall, received a torrent of abuse on Tuesday night.

# racism - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Instagram vows to remove accounts of people who send abusive messages
# Racism
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# Racism

Instagram vows to remove accounts of people who send abusive messages

Feb 10th 2021, 5:07 PM 3,063 Views 2 Comments

The Facebook-owned social-media platform has announced new measures in the wake of the latest spate of sickening racist attacks on footballers.

# racism - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ian Wright 'disappointed and tired' after Kerry student escapes criminal conviction for racist messages
# Tralee
# Tralee

Ian Wright 'disappointed and tired' after Kerry student escapes criminal conviction for racist messages

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:26 PM 47,336 Views 0 Comments

The former footballer said he did not expect his forgiveness to be “an invitation to lighten a sentence”.

# racism - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse
# Controversy
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# Controversy

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse

Jan 28th 2021, 7:48 PM 5,614 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford praised Jonathan Afolabi for the way he handled the recent vile comments aimed at him.

# racism - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
# Tralee
# Tralee

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 3:33 PM 33,313 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

# racism - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
# WRC
# WRC

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup

Jan 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,844 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.

# racism - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir to finish fixture today following walk off
# Change Of Plan
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# Change Of Plan

PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir to finish fixture today following walk off

Dec 9th 2020, 8:06 AM 4,547 Views 11 Comments

The Group H clash in Paris was halted after 13 minutes.

# racism - Monday 7 December, 2020

World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts
# Racism
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# Racism

World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts

Dec 7th 2020, 5:52 PM 10,349 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old was reinstated as Pumas skipper last week after initially being stripped of the captaincy.

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
# New Report
# New Report

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 20,600 Views 0 Comments

Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.

# racism - Thursday 3 December, 2020

New anti-fascist alliance to stand 'Le Chéile' against rise of far-right in Ireland
# Protest Group
# Protest Group

New anti-fascist alliance to stand 'Le Chéile' against rise of far-right in Ireland

Dec 3rd 2020, 4:34 PM 41,163 Views 110 Comments

The alliance has already been campaigning under the slogan of #DiversityNotDivision.

# racism - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term
# In Hot Water
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# In Hot Water

'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term

Dec 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 7,694 Views 14 Comments

The FA has been in contact following the incident and the Uruguayan forward is facing a potential three-game ban.

# racism - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
# France
# France

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,450 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

# racism - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

World champion Lewis Hamilton: I cannot keep silent on racism in motorsport
# Blm
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# Blm

World champion Lewis Hamilton: I cannot keep silent on racism in motorsport

Nov 17th 2020, 9:08 AM 4,852 Views 8 Comments

Hamilton equalled the world title record with victory at the Turkish Grand Prix at the weekend.

# racism - Monday 19 October, 2020

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless
# Louth
# Louth

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Oct 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,958 Views 0 Comments

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

# racism - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son
# Racism
# Racism

'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son

Sep 24th 2020, 9:00 PM 143,178 Views 0 Comments

The mother was beaten up by a gang of people outside the family home last week, and her son has been assaulted and repeatedly intimidated.

# racism - Thursday 17 September, 2020

PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens
# Ill-tempered
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# Ill-tempered

PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens

Sep 17th 2020, 11:06 AM 6,054 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged that Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez used racial slurs, while Angel Di Maria has been accused of spitting.

# racism - Monday 14 September, 2020

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 50,188 Views 168 Comments

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

# racism - Sunday 13 September, 2020

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Sep 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 110,324 Views 0 Comments

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.

# racism - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan From The42

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Sep 10th 2020, 9:26 PM 4,836 Views 4 Comments

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

# racism - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 66,943 Views 31 Comments

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

# racism - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,443 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# racism - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man
# Jacob Blake
# Jacob Blake

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

Aug 26th 2020, 1:22 PM 26,510 Views 142 Comments

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

# racism - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus

Aug 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,853 Views 25 Comments

An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.

# racism - Monday 24 August, 2020

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'
# Shelly Xiong
# Shelly Xiong

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'

Aug 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 46,591 Views 80 Comments

Following the attack on her friend, Tian Yu Lloyd, suggests Irish society takes time to reflect as racist aggression becomes more common through the pandemic.

# racism - Friday 21 August, 2020

Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return
# Rugby's Back
From The42
# Rugby's Back

Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return

Aug 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 3,934 Views 5 Comments

Before this weekend’s matches, there will also be a moment’s silence for frontline workers and those who have lost their lives during the pandemic.

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