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# racism - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police
# Tyreik Wright
# Tyreik Wright

Aston Villa report ‘sickening’ racist abuse of Ireland U19 international to police

Wed 5:00 PM 27,854 Views 22 Comments

Tyreik Wright, who is currently on loan at Walsall, received a torrent of abuse on Tuesday night.

# racism - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Instagram vows to remove accounts of people who send abusive messages
# Racism
# Racism

Instagram vows to remove accounts of people who send abusive messages

Feb 10th 2021, 5:07 PM 3,059 Views 2 Comments

The Facebook-owned social-media platform has announced new measures in the wake of the latest spate of sickening racist attacks on footballers.

# racism - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Ian Wright 'disappointed and tired' after Kerry student escapes criminal conviction for racist messages
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Ian Wright 'disappointed and tired' after Kerry student escapes criminal conviction for racist messages

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:26 PM 47,171 Views 0 Comments

The former footballer said he did not expect his forgiveness to be “an invitation to lighten a sentence”.

# racism - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse
# Controversy
# Controversy

'It certainly didn't affect him' - Support for Ireland U21 striker after recent racist abuse

Jan 28th 2021, 7:48 PM 5,580 Views 1 Comment

Jim Crawford praised Jonathan Afolabi for the way he handled the recent vile comments aimed at him.

# racism - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back
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# Tralee

Sentencing hearing for Irish teen who racially abused Ian Wright pushed back

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 3:33 PM 33,205 Views 0 Comments

Patrick O’Brien admitted sending the former footballer messages that were grossly offensive, obscene and menacing.

# racism - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup
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Dublin Starbucks outlet ordered to pay €12k to customer after employee drew 'slanty' eyes on cup

Jan 19th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,744 Views 0 Comments

A spokesperson for Starbucks said they are “deeply sorry” the incident occured.

# racism - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir to finish fixture today following walk off
# Change Of Plan
# Change Of Plan

PSG and Istanbul Basaksehir to finish fixture today following walk off

Dec 9th 2020, 8:06 AM 4,541 Views 11 Comments

The Group H clash in Paris was halted after 13 minutes.

# racism - Monday 7 December, 2020

World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts
# Racism
# Racism

World Rugby 'welcomes' investigation into Matera's racist social media posts

Dec 7th 2020, 5:52 PM 10,338 Views 10 Comments

The 27-year-old was reinstated as Pumas skipper last week after initially being stripped of the captaincy.

Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds
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Two-thirds of Irish Travellers have faced discrimination, report finds

Dec 7th 2020, 7:15 AM 19,760 Views 0 Comments

Travellers in Ireland reported having the lowest rates of employment in Europe, at just 15%.

# racism - Thursday 3 December, 2020

New anti-fascist alliance to stand 'Le Chéile' against rise of far-right in Ireland
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# Protest Group

New anti-fascist alliance to stand 'Le Chéile' against rise of far-right in Ireland

Dec 3rd 2020, 4:34 PM 40,481 Views 110 Comments

The alliance has already been campaigning under the slogan of #DiversityNotDivision.

# racism - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term
# In Hot Water
# In Hot Water

'There was no malicious intent at all' - Solskjaer says Man United will support Cavani over use of racist term

Dec 1st 2020, 3:35 PM 7,687 Views 14 Comments

The FA has been in contact following the incident and the Uruguayan forward is facing a potential three-game ban.

# racism - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer
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# France

Four French police officers appear in court after being filmed appearing to beat black music producer

Nov 29th 2020, 1:25 PM 27,433 Views 18 Comments

The four officers are under investigation for ‘violence with a racist motive’.

# racism - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

World champion Lewis Hamilton: I cannot keep silent on racism in motorsport
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# Blm

World champion Lewis Hamilton: I cannot keep silent on racism in motorsport

Nov 17th 2020, 9:08 AM 4,846 Views 8 Comments

Hamilton equalled the world title record with victory at the Turkish Grand Prix at the weekend.

# racism - Monday 19 October, 2020

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless
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# Louth

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Oct 19th 2020, 12:05 AM 41,862 Views 0 Comments

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

# racism - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son
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'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son

Sep 24th 2020, 9:00 PM 142,911 Views 0 Comments

The mother was beaten up by a gang of people outside the family home last week, and her son has been assaulted and repeatedly intimidated.

# racism - Thursday 17 September, 2020

PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens
# Ill-tempered
# Ill-tempered

PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens

Sep 17th 2020, 11:06 AM 6,045 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged that Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez used racial slurs, while Angel Di Maria has been accused of spitting.

# racism - Monday 14 September, 2020

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
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# Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Sep 14th 2020, 12:05 AM 49,941 Views 168 Comments

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

# racism - Sunday 13 September, 2020

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town
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# Balbriggan

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Sep 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 109,872 Views 0 Comments

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.

# racism - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Sep 10th 2020, 9:26 PM 4,827 Views 4 Comments

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

# racism - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Sep 5th 2020, 10:00 AM 66,884 Views 31 Comments

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

# racism - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches
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# Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Aug 27th 2020, 3:18 PM 15,433 Views 0 Comments

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

# racism - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man
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Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

Aug 26th 2020, 1:22 PM 26,505 Views 142 Comments

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

# racism - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus
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# Black Lives Matter

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus

Aug 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,842 Views 25 Comments

An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.

# racism - Monday 24 August, 2020

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'
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# Shelly Xiong

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'

Aug 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 45,580 Views 78 Comments

Following the attack on her friend, Tian Yu Lloyd, suggests Irish society takes time to reflect as racist aggression becomes more common through the pandemic.

# racism - Friday 21 August, 2020

Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return
# Rugby's Back
# Rugby's Back

Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return

Aug 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 3,933 Views 5 Comments

Before this weekend’s matches, there will also be a moment’s silence for frontline workers and those who have lost their lives during the pandemic.

# racism - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row
# Shown The Door
# Shown The Door

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

Aug 18th 2020, 11:08 AM 5,911 Views 0 Comments

The coach is accused of making racist and other discriminatory comments in a series of messages.

Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims
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# Harassment

Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims

Aug 18th 2020, 9:31 AM 63,357 Views 55 Comments

Ellen DeGeneres announced the changes to staff in a Zoom call.

# racism - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese
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'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 2:49 PM 117,189 Views 149 Comments

Shelly Xiong now worries that her son will be targeted in school.

# racism - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal
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# Attack

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

Aug 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 229,788 Views 123 Comments

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

# racism - Thursday 13 August, 2020

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus
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# Investigation

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 PM 43,737 Views 41 Comments

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

# racism - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan
# No Place In Football
# No Place In Football

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 8:32 PM 29,434 Views 21 Comments

The Fulham defender has spoken about about an incident that occurred during a training camp in Dublin.

# racism - Monday 27 July, 2020

Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso
# Racism
# Racism

Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso

Jul 27th 2020, 2:36 PM 49,833 Views 20 Comments

The Luton Town player was racially abused on social media.

# racism - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'
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# Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,542 Views 33 Comments

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

# racism - Monday 20 July, 2020

'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos
# Club For All
# Club For All

'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos

Jul 20th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,333 Views 9 Comments

Stewart Robertson has released a strongly-worded statement.

# racism - Friday 17 July, 2020

Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused
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Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused

Jul 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,662 Views 0 Comments

Jesse Ojuka said he was called the n-word by customers in the store.

# racism - Monday 6 July, 2020

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton
# Speaking Out
# Speaking Out

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

Jul 6th 2020, 11:48 AM 5,289 Views 1 Comment

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

# racism - Friday 3 July, 2020

Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery
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# British Empire

Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:42 AM 38,996 Views 53 Comments

Starkey described the British Empire as “the important moment in human history”.

# racism - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance
# Occupied
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# Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,101 Views 16 Comments

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
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# Tate Reeves

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,963 Views 26 Comments

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

# racism - Saturday 27 June, 2020

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour
# Springfield
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# Springfield

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour

Jun 27th 2020, 3:17 PM 28,244 Views 153 Comments

Characters including Apu and Dr Hibbert are voiced by white actors.

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