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# Racism

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Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college
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.
'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA
Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.
Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police
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’
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'
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.
Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
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
Kaepernick’s ‘doing real impactful work,’ a league source said. ‘Getting him in some way would be amazing for us.’
Episode of Fawlty Towers pulled from BBC-owned UKTV streaming service over racial slurs
The episode The Germans features Major Gowen using offensive language about the West Indies cricket team.
'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
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’
“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.
NFL team remove statue of former owner
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?
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'
The Taoiseach said he is considering an anti-racism public awareness campaign.
Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country
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
Franz Sauerland is the latest athlete to speak out.
Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players
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
The Manchester City and England forward has given his backing to anti-racism protests.
Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.
Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US
Demonstrations also reached four other continents, ending in clashes in two European cities.
Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd 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.
'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'
Kerry All-Ireland winner and current Australian Rules player Stefan Okunbor on his experiences of racism in Ireland.
Varadkar: 'Racism too is a virus... We don't need to look across the Atlantic to find racism'
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
A series of demonstrations are expected to take place across the country on Saturday.
German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest
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
A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.
'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality
Protesters marched to the US Embassy in solidarity with protesters in the US.
How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism
Karen has been used to refer to the type of woman who would summon a manager over a minor inconvenience.
Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job
A clip posted on Twitter showing the incident has been viewed millions of times.
Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.
Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments
The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.
Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.
'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
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”.
Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse
The Rome club have been fined €20,000.
Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star
Michail Antonio insists that harsher punishments have to be introduced.
Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues
A supporter who threw a cup onto the pitch during Sunday’s Premier League game with Chelsea has been banned by Spurs.
Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage
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
Antonio Rudiger alleges he was targeted with racist abuse during Sunday’s 2-0 win at Tottenham and it has been raised with officials.
'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash
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
He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.
Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign
Serie A has apologised after an anti-racism campaign it had fronted was focused around artwork involving primates.