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#Racism

# racism - Friday 14 July, 2017

It's time to stop pretending that Conor McGregor's comments aren't racist
# Racism
From The Daily Edge
# Racism

It's time to stop pretending that Conor McGregor's comments aren't racist

Jul 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 17,789 Views 24 Comments

There’s no reason to make excuses for him at this stage.

# racism - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
# Public Drunkenness
# Public Drunkenness

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

Jul 13th 2017, 10:39 AM 21,886 Views 29 Comments

“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

# racism - Monday 3 July, 2017

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron
# Day Of The Jackal
# Day Of The Jackal

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron

Jul 3rd 2017, 7:24 PM 9,126 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old also allegedly said he wanted to attack “Muslims, Jews, blacks, homosexuals”.

# racism - Monday 26 June, 2017

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death
# Police Shooting
# Police Shooting

Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death

Jun 26th 2017, 9:19 PM 15,021 Views 16 Comments

The 32-year-old was several times by police officer Jeronimo Yanez in Minnesota.

# racism - Friday 26 May, 2017

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack
# Gone
# Gone

Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 11:01 AM 76,720 Views 189 Comments

Hopkins became the subject of a police review after the Manchester bombing on Monday.

# racism - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

May 25th 2017, 12:03 AM 102,063 Views 166 Comments

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# racism - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations
# Trial
# Trial

Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations

May 16th 2017, 9:56 PM 14,182 Views 0 Comments

The comedian said he doesn’t expect to testify at his upcoming trial.

# racism - Monday 15 May, 2017

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla
# Public Backlash
# Public Backlash

Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla

May 15th 2017, 4:34 PM 15,224 Views 34 Comments

The columnist was suspended from the newspaper after making the controversial comments.

Lavezzi forced to apologise to Chinese club after photo of him making offensive gesture emerges
# Ill-advised
From The42
# Ill-advised

Lavezzi forced to apologise to Chinese club after photo of him making offensive gesture emerges

May 15th 2017, 9:18 AM 9,143 Views 11 Comments

The Argentine forward is currently earning astronomical amounts of money at Hebei China Fortune.

# racism - Monday 8 May, 2017

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations

Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations

May 8th 2017, 8:51 AM 17,555 Views 42 Comments

The frog was adopted by white supremacists and the alt-right movement.

# racism - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Sulley Muntari accuses referee who sent him off of lacking 'balls'
# Straight Talk
From The42
# Straight Talk

Sulley Muntari accuses referee who sent him off of lacking 'balls'

May 7th 2017, 4:56 PM 4,134 Views 0 Comments

The Pescara midfielder has seen his one-match ban rescinded on appeal, after he challenged racist abuse aimed at him.

# racism - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

'To win the league would be great for the club and for the city' - Roy Keane backs Cork City's title bid
# Support
From The42
# Support

'To win the league would be great for the club and for the city' - Roy Keane backs Cork City's title bid

May 3rd 2017, 8:00 AM 7,102 Views 8 Comments

The Ireland assistant boss also spoke about the need to stamp out racism in society.

# racism - Monday 1 May, 2017

'Go home, motherf***er': Monaghan man told to pay compensation to business owner he abused
# Racism
# Racism

'Go home, motherf***er': Monaghan man told to pay compensation to business owner he abused

May 1st 2017, 7:00 AM 29,284 Views 0 Comments

Judge Kevin Kilrane said it was shocking behaviour for a man of 45.

# racism - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'Racism isn't always malicious. It can be a white person asking me to “twerk like Beyoncé”'
# Column
# Column

'Racism isn't always malicious. It can be a white person asking me to “twerk like Beyoncé”'

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:45 AM 5,780 Views 116 Comments

Be aware of how you practice unconscious racism through harmful words, attitudes, and interactions, writes Angela O.

# racism - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train
# Limerick
# Limerick

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Apr 19th 2017, 9:42 AM 60,157 Views 220 Comments

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

# racism - Friday 14 April, 2017

Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column
# Racism
# Racism

Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column

Apr 14th 2017, 9:35 PM 34,745 Views 105 Comments

Merseyside Police are investigating whether his comments constitute a ‘racial hate crime’.

# racism - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally
# Assault
# Assault

Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally

Apr 2nd 2017, 10:57 AM 25,329 Views 0 Comments

Two women and a man say they were shoved and punched by audience members at Trump’s command.

# racism - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'
# Backlash
# Backlash

UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry'

Mar 29th 2017, 12:53 PM 49,644 Views 88 Comments

“And I’d do it again,” Fergus Wilson said.

# racism - Thursday 16 March, 2017

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really never call Donald Trump "racist"?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really never call Donald Trump "racist"?

Mar 16th 2017, 10:30 PM 19,954 Views 63 Comments

In advance of his meeting with the US President, the Taoiseach was confronted with comments he made last year. FactCheck takes a look.

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin: 'It's time Irish people stood up against racism. We were the terrorists at one time'

Mar 16th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,227 Views 129 Comments

It is our responsibility to speak truth to power. If it doesn’t happen in the White House, it’ll happen in The Riverside Church NYC tomorrow, writes Aodhán Ó Ríordáin.

# racism - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Enda Kenny says he 'doesn't have to answer to Nigel Farage'
# Say You're Sorry
# Say You're Sorry

Enda Kenny says he 'doesn't have to answer to Nigel Farage'

Mar 15th 2017, 9:50 PM 65,943 Views 130 Comments

The former Ukip leader thinks the Taoiseach should apologise to Donald Trump.

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech
# White House
# White House

Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech

Mar 15th 2017, 9:32 PM 16,203 Views 60 Comments

Meanwhile, Kenny has said he will raise marriage equality with Mike Pence if he gets the chance.

# racism - Friday 10 March, 2017

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London

Mar 10th 2017, 5:33 PM 8,921 Views 57 Comments

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

# racism - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Beyoncé: 'The onus is on everyone to study and understand what a lack of privilege really means'

Feb 19th 2017, 8:45 AM 315 Views 85 Comments

I’m not surprised that women are leading change, writes Elva Carri.

# racism - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court
# Offensive
# Offensive

Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court

Jan 18th 2017, 10:32 PM 18,848 Views 21 Comments

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

# racism - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland
# Trump Effect
# Trump Effect

'These ideas won't wash with Irish people': Why the alt-right has little standing in Ireland

Jan 14th 2017, 7:30 AM 33,248 Views 141 Comments

TheJournal.ie examines if the alt-right movement is gaining momentum in Ireland.

# racism - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,469 Views 27 Comments

Some shouted at him, while others offered forgiveness for the mass shooting in South Carolina in 2015.

# racism - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers

Jan 10th 2017, 10:02 PM 21,151 Views 76 Comments

The US Justice Department said he is the first person to get the death penalty for federal hate crimes.

Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary
# Protests
# Protests

Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary

Jan 10th 2017, 4:59 PM 10,380 Views 69 Comments

Civil rights advocates have rallied against his nomination, with protesters attending today’s Senate hearing.

# racism - Friday 6 January, 2017

'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'

Jan 6th 2017, 6:09 PM 1,138 Views 188 Comments

The alt-right is a phenomenon, and matters to public life – so the media should report on it by telling the truth about it, writes Julien Mercille.

# racism - Monday 2 January, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'
# Charleston
# Charleston

White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'

Jan 2nd 2017, 2:57 PM 15,802 Views 0 Comments

Roof gunned down nine black churchgoers and will represent himself at a sentencing hearing.

# racism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes
# Say What?
# Say What?

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes

Dec 29th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,574 Views 39 Comments

The businessman will be inaugurated as president of the United States next month.

# racism - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan
# Nazi Graffiti
# Nazi Graffiti

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

Dec 27th 2016, 2:58 PM 10,453 Views 25 Comments

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

# racism - Monday 26 December, 2016

‘It’s a shame in life when a person looks at the colour of your skin and doesn’t like you’
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘It’s a shame in life when a person looks at the colour of your skin and doesn’t like you’

Dec 26th 2016, 11:55 AM 14,296 Views 17 Comments

Former West Ham star Clyde Best chats to The42 about being one of the first high-profile black footballers to play in the English top flight.

# racism - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

Dec 21st 2016, 9:13 AM 29,099 Views 107 Comments

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

# racism - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 PM 12,852 Views 65 Comments

The 22-year-old shot nine black people dead in a racially-motivated attack in South Carolina last year.

# racism - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

Dec 8th 2016, 11:45 AM 21,595 Views 126 Comments

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor
# Charleston
# Charleston

'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor

Dec 8th 2016, 8:26 AM 14,550 Views 0 Comments

Felicia Sanders spoke of telling her granddaughter to play dead as her son lay dying beside her.

# racism - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

Ibrahimovic was motivated to succeed by envy and racism
# Haters Gonna Hate
From The42
# Haters Gonna Hate

Ibrahimovic was motivated to succeed by envy and racism

Nov 22nd 2016, 9:02 PM 5,737 Views 6 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims his incredibly successful career has been motivated by “lots of people” who wanted him to fail.

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"
# Speech
# Speech

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

Nov 22nd 2016, 4:07 PM 601 Views 88 Comments

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.