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# 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 7,700 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 27,473 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 4,858 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 42,115 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 143,742 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 6,067 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 50,552 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 110,928 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 4,848 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 67,030 Views 29 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 15,446 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 26,516 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 25,876 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 47,299 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
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# Rugby's Back

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

Aug 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 3,939 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.

# racism - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row
# Shown The Door
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# Shown The Door

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

Aug 18th 2020, 11:08 AM 5,917 Views 0 Comments

The coach is accused of making racist and other discriminatory comments in a series of messages.

Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims
# Harassment
# Harassment

Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims

Aug 18th 2020, 9:31 AM 63,392 Views 55 Comments

Ellen DeGeneres announced the changes to staff in a Zoom call.

# racism - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese
# Dublin
# Dublin

'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 2:49 PM 117,844 Views 149 Comments

Shelly Xiong now worries that her son will be targeted in school.

# racism - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

Aug 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 230,176 Views 126 Comments

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

# racism - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 PM 43,856 Views 41 Comments

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

# racism - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan
# No Place In Football
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# No Place In Football

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 8:32 PM 29,473 Views 21 Comments

The Fulham defender has spoken about about an incident that occurred during a training camp in Dublin.

# racism - Monday 27 July, 2020

Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso
# Racism
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# Racism

Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso

Jul 27th 2020, 2:36 PM 49,946 Views 20 Comments

The Luton Town player was racially abused on social media.

# racism - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'
# Protest
# Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,554 Views 33 Comments

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# racism - Monday 20 July, 2020

'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos
# Club For All
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# Club For All

'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos

Jul 20th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,494 Views 9 Comments

Stewart Robertson has released a strongly-worded statement.

# racism - Friday 17 July, 2020

Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused
# Investigation
# Investigation

Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused

Jul 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,718 Views 0 Comments

Jesse Ojuka said he was called the n-word by customers in the store.

# racism - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton
# Speaking Out
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# Speaking Out

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

Jul 6th 2020, 11:48 AM 5,331 Views 1 Comment

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# racism - Friday 3 July, 2020

Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery
# British Empire
# British Empire

Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:42 AM 39,140 Views 53 Comments

Starkey described the British Empire as “the important moment in human history”.

# racism - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
# Occupied
# Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,109 Views 16 Comments

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
# Tate Reeves
# Tate Reeves

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,970 Views 26 Comments

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

# racism - Saturday 27 June, 2020

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour
# Springfield
# Springfield

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour

Jun 27th 2020, 3:17 PM 28,283 Views 153 Comments

Characters including Apu and Dr Hibbert are voiced by white actors.

# racism - Friday 26 June, 2020

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 44,460 Views 17 Comments

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

# racism - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse
# Kick It Out
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# Kick It Out

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse

Jun 24th 2020, 5:12 PM 1,334 Views 0 Comments

‘Online discriminatory abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life.’

# racism - Friday 19 June, 2020

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter

Jun 19th 2020, 9:15 AM 63,633 Views 127 Comments

Twitter has flagged a number of the US President’s tweets in recent weeks.

# racism - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college
# Oriel College
# Oriel College

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

Jun 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 20,742 Views 68 Comments

A statement by Oriel College yesterday said the governing body had voted in favour of launching an independent inquiry into controversy surrounding the monument of the British imperialist.

# racism - Monday 15 June, 2020

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA

Jun 15th 2020, 8:05 AM 18,590 Views 40 Comments

Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.

# racism - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
# London
# London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,689 Views 76 Comments

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’
# Police Brutality
# Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Jun 13th 2020, 9:15 AM 34,481 Views 70 Comments

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it'
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it'

Jun 13th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,549 Views 150 Comments

Although this might seem like a “trending” topic, racism is a part of my everyday reality and with your voices we can drown out the racists, writes Tobi Lawal.

# racism - Friday 12 June, 2020

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
# Racism
# Racism

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'

Jun 12th 2020, 9:22 AM 25,237 Views 25 Comments

The Green Party leader was quoting from an article Gallen wrote about his experience of racism in Ireland.

NFL says it would be 'awesome' to work with Kaepernick as it pledges $250m to fight racism
# Black Lives Matter
From The42
# Black Lives Matter

NFL says it would be 'awesome' to work with Kaepernick as it pledges $250m to fight racism

Jun 12th 2020, 9:10 AM 4,997 Views 8 Comments

Kaepernick’s ‘doing real impactful work,’ a league source said. ‘Getting him in some way would be amazing for us.’