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# racism - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:16 PM 46,509 Views 88 Comments

Adam Catzavelos drew controversy after using an insulting term for a black African.

# racism - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set
# Omarosa Manigault Newman
# Omarosa Manigault Newman

Donald Trump hits back at former aide over claims he used racial slur on 'The Apprentice' set

Aug 14th 2018, 12:59 PM 16,499 Views 109 Comments

A new book by former Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault Newman claims recordings exist of Trump using the N-word.

# racism - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Senior Netflix executive fired for using the N-word
# Jonathan Friedland
# Jonathan Friedland

Senior Netflix executive fired for using the N-word

Jun 23rd 2018, 8:36 AM 15,661 Views 59 Comments

The head of communications announced his departure after being reprimanded for a second time for using the racial slur.

# racism - Friday 22 June, 2018

Roseanne is coming back ... without Roseanne
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Roseanne is coming back ... without Roseanne

Jun 22nd 2018, 7:15 AM 21,264 Views 26 Comments

A reboot of the show was axed last month.

# racism - Thursday 14 June, 2018

US man wrongly linked to burglary after 'walking dog while black'
# Racial Profiling
# Racial Profiling

US man wrongly linked to burglary after 'walking dog while black'

Jun 14th 2018, 8:00 AM 24,231 Views 49 Comments

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department named Ike Iloputaife as a “person of interest” in the burglary investigation after he was reported while out walking his dogs.

# racism - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

'Racism is not a known side effect': Pharma company hits back after Roseanne blames outburst on sleeping pill
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

'Racism is not a known side effect': Pharma company hits back after Roseanne blames outburst on sleeping pill

May 30th 2018, 7:40 PM 65,908 Views 104 Comments

Roseanne, which returned to the air this year after a 21 year gap, has now been axed by ABC.

# racism - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

ABC axes hit sitcom Roseanne over star's racist tweets
# Cancelled
# Cancelled

ABC axes hit sitcom Roseanne over star's racist tweets

May 29th 2018, 7:20 PM 45,602 Views 75 Comments

Roseanne Barr’s 1988-97 hit show Roseanne returned to the air this year with her as a Trump-supporting character.

# racism - Monday 28 May, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 outlets in the US to educate staff against racial bias
# Back In Four Hours
# Back In Four Hours

Starbucks to close 8,000 outlets in the US to educate staff against racial bias

May 28th 2018, 6:05 AM 10,332 Views 16 Comments

The coffee giant has refused to grant media access to the training sessions.

# racism - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Is it ever okay for white people to use the N-word? In a word, no
# Kendrick Lamar
From The Daily Edge
# Kendrick Lamar

Is it ever okay for white people to use the N-word? In a word, no

May 24th 2018, 7:30 PM 5,726 Views 6 Comments

Kendrick Lamar recently pulled up a fan on it.

# racism - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Atletico Madrid charged by Uefa for displaying 'racist' banner during Europa League final
# Ill-behaved
From The42
# Ill-behaved

Atletico Madrid charged by Uefa for displaying 'racist' banner during Europa League final

May 17th 2018, 2:29 PM 10,119 Views 11 Comments

Disciplinary proceedings have been opened against the Spanish club after last night’s game in Lyon.

# racism - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'
# John Lockley
# John Lockley

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

May 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 40,735 Views 72 Comments

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

# racism - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Kanye West criticised by musicians and fans for calling slavery 'a choice'
# Absence Of Thought
# Absence Of Thought

Kanye West criticised by musicians and fans for calling slavery 'a choice'

May 2nd 2018, 9:59 PM 31,144 Views 90 Comments

A TMZ employee told the rapper he was “disappointed, appalled and hurt” by his comments.

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme
# Philadelphia
# Philadelphia

Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme

May 2nd 2018, 6:53 PM 39,202 Views 126 Comments

The entrepreneur programme will be for Philadelphia public high school students.

# racism - Sunday 29 April, 2018

'Thinking you're being funny doesn't excuse it' - Asian man awarded €7,000 after racist graffiti appeared on wall at work
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'Thinking you're being funny doesn't excuse it' - Asian man awarded €7,000 after racist graffiti appeared on wall at work

Apr 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 30,103 Views 0 Comments

The man also claimed that a colleague had spoken to him in a racist ‘Chinese-style’ fashion.

# racism - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside
# Life Of Pu
# Life Of Pu

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside

Apr 25th 2018, 1:44 PM 42,988 Views 183 Comments

“It just feels like the right thing to do to me.”

# racism - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

'Nothing changes, nothing gets done' - Ireland star shares new racist abuse

Apr 24th 2018, 2:41 PM 5,664 Views 6 Comments

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# racism - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'
# Crisis Management
# Crisis Management

Starbucks to close 8,000 US stores for a day to give staff 'racial-bias education'

Apr 18th 2018, 7:42 AM 14,071 Views 41 Comments

An incident where police were called because two black men hadn’t bought anything in a branch went viral last week.

# racism - Thursday 5 April, 2018

PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes
# Generation Sparta
# Generation Sparta

PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes

Apr 5th 2018, 4:24 PM 8,801 Views 90 Comments

Members of the DUP have said the leaflets are “absolutely wrong and dangerous”.

# racism - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination
# I Have A Dream
# I Have A Dream

Martin Luther King Jr's son says US 'must do better' 50 years on from assassination

Apr 4th 2018, 10:53 PM 8,129 Views 46 Comments

The civil rights leader was assassinated on 4 April 1968 – 50 years ago today.

# racism - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling
# Racism
# Racism

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling

Mar 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 21,921 Views 58 Comments

Magistrate Pravina Raghoonandan says Momberg did not show any remorse.

'There's no place for this on the football pitch' - Russian fans condemned for monkey chants
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

'There's no place for this on the football pitch' - Russian fans condemned for monkey chants

Mar 28th 2018, 2:25 PM 8,653 Views 14 Comments

The chants were aimed at Paul Pogba and Ousmane Dembele last night.

# racism - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Linda Brown, who helped end US school segregation, dies aged 76
# Activist
# Activist

Linda Brown, who helped end US school segregation, dies aged 76

Mar 27th 2018, 8:35 AM 10,102 Views 8 Comments

Brown was at the centre of a major court battle that helped end widespread racial segregation in the US.

# racism - Monday 26 March, 2018

French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack
# Paris
# Paris

French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack

Mar 26th 2018, 10:45 PM 14,622 Views 67 Comments

The woman was stabbed a number of times before her apartment was set on fire.

# racism - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist
# Apology
# Apology

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist

Mar 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 42,951 Views 54 Comments

The magazine used to portray brown-skinned tribesmen as unsophisticated and unintelligent.

# racism - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Female Indian doctor attacked and Nigerian UCD student lost eye: Ireland's unwelcoming 1960s
# Column
# Column

Female Indian doctor attacked and Nigerian UCD student lost eye: Ireland's unwelcoming 1960s

Mar 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 57,388 Views 71 Comments

Evidence of racism is taken less seriously now than during the early 1960s, writes Bryan Fanning.

# racism - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport
# Accusation
From The42
# Accusation

Mo Farah claims 'racial harassment' at airport

Mar 6th 2018, 10:21 PM 7,576 Views 12 Comments

Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah has made a claim of “racial harassment” following an incident at an airport in Germany.

# racism - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'
# Interview
# Interview

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'

Feb 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,914 Views 206 Comments

The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.

# racism - Friday 23 February, 2018

France launches inquiry into racist online attacks after mixed-race teen chosen to play Joan of Arc
# France
# France

France launches inquiry into racist online attacks after mixed-race teen chosen to play Joan of Arc

Feb 23rd 2018, 7:47 PM 16,147 Views 144 Comments

“Joan of Arc was white,” read one Twitter post. “We are white and proud of being white, don’t change our history.”

'Go watch Black Panther' - Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi slams Italian fans for monkey chants
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

'Go watch Black Panther' - Dortmund's Michy Batshuayi slams Italian fans for monkey chants

Feb 23rd 2018, 10:04 AM 6,406 Views 3 Comments

The on-loan Chelsea striker has criticised the Atalanta supporters after last night’s Europa League game.

# racism - Thursday 22 February, 2018

White powder sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle being investigated as 'racist hate crime'
# St James's Palace
# St James's Palace

White powder sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle being investigated as 'racist hate crime'

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:12 PM 29,460 Views 42 Comments

The pair are due to marry on 19 May.

# racism - Monday 22 January, 2018

Ukip in turmoil as two top figures quit party after leader refuses to step down
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Ukip in turmoil as two top figures quit party after leader refuses to step down

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:52 AM 16,653 Views 19 Comments

“We need to make it clear to Mr Bolton that his time is up.”

# racism - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Ukip leader loses no confidence vote after row over comments made by ex-girlfriend
# EMERGENCY MEETING
# EMERGENCY MEETING

Ukip leader loses no confidence vote after row over comments made by ex-girlfriend

Jan 21st 2018, 5:20 PM 17,226 Views 31 Comments

Henry Bolton’s former partner allegedly made racist remarks about Prince Harry’s fiancée Meghan Markle.

# racism - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments
# Racism
# Racism

Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments

Jan 16th 2018, 9:41 AM 25,244 Views 79 Comments

Without explicitly denying his use of the word, Trump said the senator had misrepresented what he said about African nations.

# racism - Monday 15 January, 2018

'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'The state of racism will never die' - LeBron James takes aim at Donald Trump

Jan 15th 2018, 9:16 PM 5,389 Views 8 Comments

The NBA star claims the US president has emboldened racists.

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'
# Racism
# Racism

After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'

Jan 15th 2018, 7:20 AM 15,901 Views 92 Comments

Trump has faced criticism since he was accused of calling all African countries shitholes.

# racism - Saturday 13 January, 2018

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Spartak Moscow heavily criticised following racist tweet about its own players

Jan 13th 2018, 5:03 PM 7,833 Views 0 Comments

The Russian champions have received widespread criticism after a club tweet likened black players to “chocolates”.

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur
# Outrage And Shock
# Outrage And Shock

African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur

Jan 13th 2018, 10:21 AM 20,917 Views 152 Comments

The US President has denied making the comment, though he admits that his language had been “tough”.

# racism - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Why don't the white players leave the field when Matuidi is insulted?'

Jan 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 12,311 Views 4 Comments

France legend Lilian Thuram has blasted the handling in Italy of the racist abuse directed at Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi.

# racism - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News amid Trump row
# Fire And Fury
# Fire And Fury

Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News amid Trump row

Jan 9th 2018, 9:23 PM 18,670 Views 45 Comments

Donald Trump’s former Chief Strategist was the Executive Chairman of the right-wing website.

H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie
# Racism
# Racism

H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie

Jan 9th 2018, 12:07 PM 57,627 Views 151 Comments

The black child in the photo was wearing a hoodie with the words “coolest monkey in the jungle”.