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Biden pressed to label foreign hate groups ‘terrorists’: Report | Joe Biden News

Lawmaker asks Biden to name foreign white nationalist groups ‘foreign terrorist organizations’ to curb threat. President Joe Biden’s administration is…

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Africa

La Liga: ‘No evidence’ Cala used racial slur against Diakhaby | Football News

Spanish football league reaches conclusion after ‘all available television and digital archives from the game’ examined. Spanish football league La…

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Asia

Facebook sued over failure to police anti-Muslim hate speech | Business and Economy News

The non-profit group Muslim Advocates is suing Facebook, claiming the social media giant fails to police hate speech, especially ‘pervasive’…

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Africa

Murdering minorities in America: ‘The white man’s burden’ | Racism News

Once again, innocent members of yet another “minority community” have become victims of gun violence in the United States. On…

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Middle East

Coming to terms with Gandhi’s complicated legacy | Racism News

Branding Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as “Mahatma” (great-souled) and marketing him to global audiences as an undisputed and all-inclusive icon of…

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Latin America

United Airlines plans to diversify its pool of pilots | Black Lives Matter News

United Airlines said on Tuesday that it will train 5,000 new pilots this decade, with half of those positions earmarked…

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Africa

UK should recognise Islamophobia as a crime: Victim’s daughter | Islamophobia News

On the night of April 29, 2013, Mohammed Saleem, a retired grandfather, was walking home from prayers at his local…

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Africa

Teens, child relive trauma of George Floyd’s killing in court | Civil Rights News

First week of trial over George Floyd’s death saw raw, riveting testimony from four teens and a nine-year-old girl. Minneapolis,…

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Middle East

Can you really argue with a racist?

Geneticist Adam Rutherford and economist Faiza Shaheen discuss race, class and the fight against prejudice. Credit

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Europe

Valencia ‘forced to play’ game after alleged racial insult

Valencia stopped playing its Spanish league game at Cádiz on Sunday and walked off the field after one of its…

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Africa

Football: Valencia briefly walk off pitch after alleged racism | Football News

Mouctar Diakhaby accuses Cadiz defender Juan Cala of racially abusing him during a Spanish league match. Valencia’s players walked off…

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Africa

‘A bad dream’: George Floyd trial revives painful memories | Black Lives Matter News

Floyd’s uncle says the trial is ‘like somebody sticks their hand in your chest and rips your heart out’. Minneapolis,…

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UK News

Why horrors of slavery absolutely cannot be written off as ‘the Caribbean experience’

On the Gambian river in January 1773, slaves on board the New Britannia ship were battling for their freedom. Children…

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Latin America

I fear for Asian communities in Brazil | Racism News

The March 16 Atlanta spa shootings, in which eight people including six Asian women were killed by a white assailant,…

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Asia

US: Georgia overhauls citizen arrest law after Arbery’s killing | Racism News

The killing of Ahmaud Arbery in 2020 caused outrage and highlighted how Civil War-era law was used against Black people.…

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Latin America

It’s time to talk about anti-Asian racism in the UK | Racism News

On March 16, a man opened fire in three spa parlours in the US city of Atlanta, killing eight people,…

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Africa

UK report denies systemic racism, prompting angry backlash | Racism News

London, United Kingdom – A government-commissioned review into racism has concluded the United Kingdom is not an institutionally racist country,…

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Africa

African tribe, long marginalised in India, seeks sporting glory | Racism News

Rohit Majgul has weathered racism and rejection in India as part of a marginalised community tracing its roots back to…

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UK News

Woman disgusted after racist date told her she didn’t ‘smell like black people’

A woman was left disgusted after a racist date told her she ‘didn’t smell like black people’. Zaina Nawanga had…

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Features

The social justice activists battling racism and misogyny | Racism News

London, June 2017. The sun was high in the sky and the temperature hovered around 30 degrees. Writer Gina Martin,…

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Asia

The EU needs to face its institutional racism problem | European Union News

The European Union’s anti-racism summit, which took place on March 19, was a critical opportunity for the EU to meet…

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Middle East

A cold civil war is being waged in America | Elections News

In the US, the right-wing voter suppression efforts reached a level not seen since the era of segregation, when white…

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Latin America

US lawmaker calls for hate crime charges in Atlanta killings | Gun Violence News

Legislators visit Atlanta-area spas to pay tribute to victims of attacks that killed eight, including six Asian women. A United…

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Latin America

The fake and the real in American cancel culture | Racism News

Alexi McCammond is supposedly the latest victim of cancel culture. At least, that is what many Americans in elite spaces…

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Asia

‘Stakes extremely high’ as US readies for Chauvin trial | Black Lives Matter News

George Floyd’s death at the hands of police last year set off months of mass protests across the United States…

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Middle East

Inequality, race and pseudoscience

Geneticist Adam Rutherford and economist Faiza Shaheen discuss how to deconstruct racism and build a fairer world. Credit

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Asia

Football star Thierry Henry to quit social media over racism | Racism News

Sportsman says behaviour online ‘too toxic to ignore’ as he calls on social media giants to address guilty anonymous account…

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Middle East

China bashes US over racism, inequality, pandemic response | Coronavirus pandemic News

China has taken the US to task over racism, financial inequality, and the federal government’s response to the coronavirus in…

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Asia

Confront your colonial past, Council of Europe tells Portugal | Racism News

Portugal must ‘tackle racist biases against people of African descent’, Europe’s top rights group says. Europe’s top human rights group…

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Africa

Anti-Asian racism reaches ‘crisis point’ in Canada, advocates say | Race Issues News

Montreal, Canada – Anti-Asian racism has reached a “crisis point” in Canada, community advocates and human rights experts said on Tuesday,…

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Europe

Atlanta attacks: US senator wants deeper probe into racial motive | Crime News

US legislator calls for ‘deeper investigation’ into deadly spa shootings that she says appear ‘racially motivated’. A United States legislator…

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Features

The revolutionary and the shoulders upon which she stands | Racism News

Lexington, Kentucky – For Sarah Williams, the revolution is as much about recognising the past as it is about what…

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Europe

Why is violence against Asian-Americans on the rise?

Calls for hate-crime charges after women of Asian descent killed in gun attack. Aj Europe

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Europe

Shamima Begum and the conditionality of British citizenship | Racism News

On February 26, the United Kingdom’s highest court ruled Shamima Begum, a 21-year-old woman of Bangladeshi descent who was stripped…

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Latin America

Is the world at a ‘tipping point’ to abolish the death penalty? | Black Lives Matter News

Business leaders from different sectors and spanning multiple continents are joining forces to call for an end to the death…

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Africa

Suspect charged with murder over Atlanta spa shootings | Gun Violence News

A white gunman was charged on Wednesday with killing eight people at three Atlanta-area spas in an attack that sent…

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Europe

‘What we were afraid of’: Asian American women condemn attacks | Gun Violence News

When news broke that a gunman had opened fire on spas in the US city of Atlanta, eventually killing eight…

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Europe

Atlanta shootings: Asian women among eight killed at 3 US spas | Coronavirus pandemic News

At least eight people, most of them Asian women, were killed in shootings at three different spas in the US…

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Europe

Judge in Chauvin trial mulling impact of Floyd family settlement | Black Lives Matter News

The city of Minneapolis last week agreed to pay $27m in a civil lawsuit filed by George Floyd’s family over…

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Middle East

Outcry as Charlie Hebdo depicts Meghan Markle as George Floyd | Black Lives Matter News

The French satirical magazine’s new cover shows Queen Elizabeth pressing her knee against Meghan Markle’s neck. The French satirical magazine…

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Africa

For ‘love’: charity-washing colonialism, fascism and genocide | NGO News

In the name of “charity”, the Jewish National Fund of Israel is buying up Palestinian land in the West Bank…

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Latin America

A year into pandemic, pressure builds to fix economic inequality | Business and Economy News

A year ago, as the global economy was melting down, I highlighted the silver lining that could emerge from the…

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Asia

US: Tennessee panel votes to move Confederate bust from Capitol | Black Lives Matter News

Statue of the Confederate General and former Ku Klux Klan leader has been a subject of controversy for decades. A…

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Africa

Meghan says UK royals raised concerns about son’s skin colour | Racism News

Couple, who moved to the US a year ago, lay bare their experiences of the British monarchy in interview with…

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