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#Racism

# 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 16,162 Views 152 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 6,414 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 29,462 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 16,666 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 17,241 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 25,252 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 5,406 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 15,912 Views 93 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 7,842 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 20,929 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 12,320 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 18,683 Views 48 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 57,653 Views 151 Comments

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

# racism - Friday 22 December, 2017

Four men jailed for 'racist honour attack' on boy (16) who was caught dating their family member
# England
# England

Four men jailed for 'racist honour attack' on boy (16) who was caught dating their family member

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:25 PM 20,856 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened in March 2016 after the family found out that the victim was in a relationship with a girl in their family.

# racism - Sunday 17 December, 2017

Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Antoine Griezmann in racism storm after posting photo of himself in blackface

Dec 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 73,716 Views 160 Comments

The French international has since deleted the image and apologised to anyone who took offence.

# racism - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

'You’re African and this is the way you should be': Minority young people in Ireland and their lives
# Different Backgrounds
# Different Backgrounds

'You’re African and this is the way you should be': Minority young people in Ireland and their lives

Nov 29th 2017, 6:21 AM 19,317 Views 111 Comments

Developing their own identities can be a challenge for young people from different backgrounds.

# racism - Monday 27 November, 2017

Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans
# Navajo
# Navajo

Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans

Nov 27th 2017, 9:58 PM 50,016 Views 77 Comments

Sarah Huckabee Sanders said a racial slur “was certainly not the president’s intent”.

# racism - Monday 20 November, 2017

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's deeply saddening that racism is still part of the game we all enjoy and love' - Christie

Nov 20th 2017, 10:07 PM 15,386 Views 43 Comments

The Ireland defender has responded to online abuse received since Ireland’s World Cup play-off disappointment.

Garda who claims he has been subjected to racial abuse takes High Court challenge over sick pay
# Racism
# Racism

Garda who claims he has been subjected to racial abuse takes High Court challenge over sick pay

Nov 20th 2017, 6:07 PM 39,179 Views 0 Comments

Deming Gao joined the gardaí in 2008.

'Walking home, I'll be called a gorilla or a monkey' - Teenager meets Taoiseach to discuss racism
# World Children's Day
# World Children's Day

'Walking home, I'll be called a gorilla or a monkey' - Teenager meets Taoiseach to discuss racism

Nov 20th 2017, 4:58 PM 26,193 Views 116 Comments

Joella Dhlamini lives in Drogheda having moved from South Africa.

# racism - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate
# Sheerup Yew Blue Tick
# Sheerup Yew Blue Tick

Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate

Nov 16th 2017, 9:43 AM 14,382 Views 92 Comments

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

# racism - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door
# G'way Mate
# G'way Mate

Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door

Oct 31st 2017, 12:10 PM 167,561 Views 160 Comments

In a series of tweets, Kairouz apologised for causing offence.

# racism - Friday 20 October, 2017

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era
# Former Presidents
# Former Presidents

Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era

Oct 20th 2017, 8:40 AM 25,291 Views 99 Comments

“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.

# racism - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Pig's head and racist graffiti left at Belfast community centre in hate crime
# Islamophobia
# Islamophobia

Pig's head and racist graffiti left at Belfast community centre in hate crime

Sep 24th 2017, 7:01 PM 15,666 Views 188 Comments

The PSNI has said the incident was “totally unacceptable”.

# racism - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Dublin private school suspends two boys for racist abuse and violent threats
# WhatsApp
# WhatsApp

Dublin private school suspends two boys for racist abuse and violent threats

Sep 23rd 2017, 12:05 AM 63,961 Views 102 Comments

The three first-years had been part of a private messaging group.

# racism - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

'Unacceptable' Sampson sacked as England Women's manager

Sep 20th 2017, 6:23 PM 42,163 Views 100 Comments

Dropped striker Eni Aluko accused Mark Sampson of making a racist Ebola remark, while another controversy has since surfaced.

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people
# Racial Attack
# Racial Attack

'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people

Sep 20th 2017, 4:18 PM 20,005 Views 57 Comments

Kenneth James Gleason, from Louisiana, killed two black men last week.

# racism - Thursday 14 September, 2017

ESPN host keeps her job after apologising for calling Trump a 'white supremacist'
# SportsCenter
# SportsCenter

ESPN host keeps her job after apologising for calling Trump a 'white supremacist'

Sep 14th 2017, 7:47 PM 12,823 Views 78 Comments

Some had been calling for Jemele Hill to be sacked.

# racism - Saturday 2 September, 2017

L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism
# Munroe Bergdorf
# Munroe Bergdorf

L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:46 PM 35,731 Views 102 Comments

The 29-year-old model, DJ and black trans activist said her comments had been taken out of context.

# racism - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Australian placenames containing racist n-word are to be replaced with new names
# Colonial Times
# Colonial Times

Australian placenames containing racist n-word are to be replaced with new names

Aug 29th 2017, 12:05 PM 42,449 Views 92 Comments

Ten towns in Queensland are set to be renamed.

# racism - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech
# Doxxing
# Doxxing

Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech

Aug 26th 2017, 4:00 PM 36,914 Views 117 Comments

The practice, known as doxxing, is not specifically addressed under Irish law but can be illegal in certain circumstances.

# racism - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:44 PM 13,098 Views 84 Comments

A UN committee has said the move is aimed at helping prevent “existing problems from escalating into conflict”.

# racism - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'
# Surprise Interview
# Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

Aug 17th 2017, 8:22 AM 22,655 Views 112 Comments

The White House strategist is reported to be on shaky ground with Donald Trump.

# racism - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides
# Outrage
# Outrage

'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides

Aug 16th 2017, 7:02 AM 13,369 Views 127 Comments

The statement once again drew sharp criticism from across the political and cultural board.

# racism - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'People throw bananas at you or tell you to go back to your country just for asking to see a ticket'
# Racism
# Racism

'People throw bananas at you or tell you to go back to your country just for asking to see a ticket'

Aug 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 41,415 Views 146 Comments

At the launch of a new anti-racism campaign on the transport network, we caught up with workers who described the abuse they’ve received.

# racism - Monday 14 August, 2017

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches

Aug 14th 2017, 6:27 PM 19,708 Views 121 Comments

The US President has been criticised strongly after initially stating that there was violence “on many sides”.

FAI to investigate claims that Shamrock Rovers player was racially abused
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

FAI to investigate claims that Shamrock Rovers player was racially abused

Aug 14th 2017, 3:54 PM 4,102 Views 10 Comments

Friday’s match was overshadowed by allegations that Graham Burke was the recipient of abuse during the game.

'We're all made of the same stuff': A new campaign is asking us to report racism on public transport
# Don't Tolerate It
# Don't Tolerate It

'We're all made of the same stuff': A new campaign is asking us to report racism on public transport

Aug 14th 2017, 1:19 PM 12,889 Views 163 Comments

Racism is in no way tolerated on Ireland’s transport services,” campaigners said.

# racism - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Yes, I'm Irish': Mixed-race Irish people tell their stories of growing up in Ireland
# Ethnicity
# Ethnicity

'Yes, I'm Irish': Mixed-race Irish people tell their stories of growing up in Ireland

Aug 13th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,719 Views 64 Comments

The attitudes encountered have changed starkly over recent decades.

# racism - Saturday 15 July, 2017

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine
# California
# California

'One word says it all. Asian': Racist Airbnb host forced to pay fine

Jul 15th 2017, 7:30 PM 31,349 Views 34 Comments

The woman has agreed to attend a course in American-Asian relations.