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#Racism

# racism - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift' John Lockley

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kanye West criticised by musicians and fans for calling slavery 'a choice' Absence Of Thought

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Black men arrested at Starbucks settle case for $1 - and a $200k youth programme Philadelphia

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

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

# racism - Sunday 29 April, 2018

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside Life Of Pu

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

“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

Cyrus Christie was also subject to racist taunting last November.

# racism - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PSNI launches investigation into distribution of anti-Islamic leaflets to Belfast homes Generation Sparta

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling Racism

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Linda Brown, who helped end US school segregation, dies aged 76 Activist

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

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

# racism - Monday 26 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie French officials believe fatal stabbing of 85-year-old woman was anti-Semitic attack Paris

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie National Geographic admits past coverage was racist Apology

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist

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

# racism - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Female Indian doctor attacked and Nigerian UCD student lost eye: Ireland's unwelcoming 1960s Column

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous' Interview

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

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

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

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

“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

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

# racism - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

# racism - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukip in turmoil as two top figures quit party after leader refuses to step down Racism Row

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

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

# racism - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ukip leader loses no confidence vote after row over comments made by ex-girlfriend EMERGENCY MEETING

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trump takes aim at Democratic senator over leak of 's***hole countries' comments Racism

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

The NBA star claims the US president has emboldened racists.

From TheJournal.ie After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist' Racism

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie African Union demands apology from Donald Trump for 'racist' slur Outrage And Shock

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

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?'

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

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News amid Trump row Fire And Fury

Steve Bannon steps down from Breitbart News amid Trump row

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

From TheJournal.ie H&M issues apology after using image of black child wearing 'monkey' hoodie Racism

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

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

# racism - Friday 22 December, 2017

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

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Monday 27 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls senator 'Pocahontas' at event honouring Native Americans Navajo

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Garda who claims he has been subjected to racial abuse takes High Court challenge over sick pay Racism
From TheJournal.ie 'Walking home, I'll be called a gorilla or a monkey' - Teenager meets Taoiseach to discuss racism World Children's Day

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

Joella Dhlamini lives in Drogheda having moved from South Africa.

# racism - Thursday 16 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Twitter strips verified status from Richard Spencer and others after new rules against hate Sheerup Yew Blue Tick

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

The company has said that it should have acted earlier.

# racism - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian minister tells homeowners to 'automatically' tell Irish people to get away from their door G'way Mate

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

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

# racism - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era Former Presidents

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

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