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# racism - Friday 12 June, 2020

Episode of Fawlty Towers pulled from BBC-owned UKTV streaming service over racial slurs
# The Major
# The Major

Episode of Fawlty Towers pulled from BBC-owned UKTV streaming service over racial slurs

Jun 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 52,037 Views 203 Comments

The episode The Germans features Major Gowen using offensive language about the West Indies cricket team.

# racism - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 7:58 PM 84,195 Views 201 Comments

Eamon Ryan said the word while quoting a newspaper article about a young man’s experience of growing up black in Ireland.

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,106 Views 13 Comments

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

# racism - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

NFL team remove statue of former owner
# Different Times
From The42
# Different Times

NFL team remove statue of former owner

Jun 10th 2020, 10:22 PM 12,826 Views 5 Comments

The move came two years after Jerry Richardson sold the Carolina Panthers in disgrace following allegations of racism.

Poll: Should the Christopher Columbus memorial in Galway be removed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Christopher Columbus memorial in Galway be removed?

Jun 10th 2020, 9:30 AM 70,800 Views 49 Comments

People Before Profit wants the memorial removed in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement.

'And that hurts': Varadkar says people of colour who grew up in Ireland can be made to feel they're not 'fully Irish'
# Racism
# Racism

'And that hurts': Varadkar says people of colour who grew up in Ireland can be made to feel they're not 'fully Irish'

Jun 10th 2020, 9:26 AM 39,011 Views 131 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is considering an anti-racism public awareness campaign.

# racism - Monday 8 June, 2020

Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country

Jun 8th 2020, 6:39 PM 26,420 Views 117 Comments

The Prime Minister also condemned what he described as “thuggery” during Black Lives Matters protests at the weekend.

'Go back to your cotton fields' - Kerry An Ghaeltacht footballer on experience with racism
# Speak Out
From The42
# Speak Out

'Go back to your cotton fields' - Kerry An Ghaeltacht footballer on experience with racism

Jun 8th 2020, 5:57 PM 37,455 Views 79 Comments

Franz Sauerland is the latest athlete to speak out.

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

Jun 8th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,707 Views 6 Comments

The athlete added she gets treated differently by security personnel at tournaments.

Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting

Jun 8th 2020, 9:49 AM 4,611 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester City and England forward has given his backing to anti-racism protests.

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
# Minneapolis
# Minneapolis

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,942 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

# racism - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US

Jun 7th 2020, 10:03 AM 19,911 Views 53 Comments

Demonstrations also reached four other continents, ending in clashes in two European cities.

# racism - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,551 Views 123 Comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

# racism - Friday 5 June, 2020

'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'
# Stefan Okunbor
From The42
# Stefan Okunbor

'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'

Jun 5th 2020, 10:59 AM 54,731 Views 82 Comments

Kerry All-Ireland winner and current Australian Rules player Stefan Okunbor on his experiences of racism in Ireland.

# racism - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Varadkar: 'Racism too is a virus... We don't need to look across the Atlantic to find racism'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Varadkar: 'Racism too is a virus... We don't need to look across the Atlantic to find racism'

Jun 4th 2020, 1:08 PM 25,117 Views 108 Comments

The Taoiseach today spoke at length about racism at home and abroad in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

'We can't just pause our emotions': Protest organiser not deterred by calls to stop event due to Covid-19
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'We can't just pause our emotions': Protest organiser not deterred by calls to stop event due to Covid-19

Jun 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,814 Views 49 Comments

A series of demonstrations are expected to take place across the country on Saturday.

# racism - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

Jun 3rd 2020, 3:33 PM 1,819 Views 2 Comments

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled

Jun 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 36,633 Views 160 Comments

A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.

# racism - Monday 1 June, 2020

'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality

Jun 1st 2020, 4:38 PM 92,596 Views 294 Comments

Protesters marched to the US Embassy in solidarity with protesters in the US.

# racism - Saturday 30 May, 2020

How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism
# What Do You Meme
# What Do You Meme

How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism

May 30th 2020, 2:20 PM 67,525 Views 0 Comments

Karen has been used to refer to the type of woman who would summon a manager over a minor inconvenience.

# racism - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job
# US
# US

Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job

May 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 56,819 Views 57 Comments

A clip posted on Twitter showing the incident has been viewed millions of times.

# racism - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

May 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 48,609 Views 60 Comments

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

# racism - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

May 12th 2020, 7:04 PM 34,772 Views 152 Comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

# racism - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

May 5th 2020, 10:36 PM 173,688 Views 70 Comments

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

# racism - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
# Race
# Race

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes

Feb 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,193 Views 46 Comments

An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

# racism - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse

Jan 8th 2020, 7:44 PM 3,598 Views 5 Comments

The Rome club have been fined €20,000.

# racism - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star
# Extreme Measures
From The42
# Extreme Measures

Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star

Dec 25th 2019, 1:46 PM 6,585 Views 16 Comments

Michail Antonio insists that harsher punishments have to be introduced.

# racism - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues
# Crowd Trouble
From The42
# Crowd Trouble

Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues

Dec 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 4,616 Views 2 Comments

A supporter who threw a cup onto the pitch during Sunday’s Premier League game with Chelsea has been banned by Spurs.

# racism - Monday 23 December, 2019

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage
# Nothing So Far
From The42
# Nothing So Far

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:41 PM 5,765 Views 13 Comments

The Germany international was allegedly targeted shortly after Son Heung-min had been sent off.

Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials
# Kick It Out
From The42
# Kick It Out

Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials

Dec 23rd 2019, 8:58 AM 3,357 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Rudiger alleges he was targeted with racist abuse during Sunday’s 2-0 win at Tottenham and it has been raised with officials.

# racism - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:18 PM 41,686 Views 40 Comments

Antonio Rudiger was targeted by spectators during today’s Premier League match.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,907 Views 68 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

# racism - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 11:18 PM 4,257 Views 3 Comments

Serie A has apologised after an anti-racism campaign it had fronted was focused around artwork involving primates.

Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 12:26 PM 8,757 Views 14 Comments

Roma and AC Milan have both responded to the initiative via social media.

# racism - Monday 16 December, 2019

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,708 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

# racism - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby
# Manchester Derby
# Manchester Derby

Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby

Dec 8th 2019, 2:55 PM 26,209 Views 45 Comments

Videos circulated on social media showed a man appearing to make monkey gestures.

# racism - Friday 6 December, 2019

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline
# Double Down
From The42
# Double Down

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline

Dec 6th 2019, 8:11 AM 4,781 Views 15 Comments

Roma and Milan banned Corriere dello Sport after Thursday’s headline but the newspaper’s editor said: “I don’t have to justify myself.”

# racism - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 5:44 PM 29,692 Views 65 Comments

Corriere dello Sport used the term in reference to tomorrow’s Serie A game between Inter Milan and Roma.

# racism - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism
# Plea
From The42
# Plea

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

Dec 4th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,587 Views 25 Comments

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

# racism - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland
# Diarmuid Martin
# Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 8:10 AM 17,952 Views 100 Comments

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.