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#Racism

# 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.

# racism - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pig's head and racist graffiti left at Belfast community centre in hate crime Islamophobia

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

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

# racism - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin private school suspends two boys for racist abuse and violent threats WhatsApp

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Cold, calculated, planned': US man could face death penalty after murdering two black people Racial Attack

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

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

# racism - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie ESPN host keeps her job after apologising for calling Trump a 'white supremacist' SportsCenter

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

Some had been calling for Jemele Hill to be sacked.

# racism - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie L’Oreal drops its first trans model over controversial comments on racism Munroe Bergdorf

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian placenames containing racist n-word are to be replaced with new names Colonial Times

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

Ten towns in Queensland are set to be renamed.

# racism - Saturday 26 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Moderators of Irish online forum have had their personal information leaked after deleting hate speech Doxxing

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions Charlottesville

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

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

# racism - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers' Surprise Interview

Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'losers'

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

# racism - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Making hate fashionable again': Trump under fire for saying blame for Charlottesville lies on both sides Outrage

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump calls KKK and neo-Nazis 'repugnant' in new statement on Virginia marches Charlottesville

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

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

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

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

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

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

# racism - Sunday 13 August, 2017

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

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

The attitudes encountered have changed starkly over recent decades.

# racism - Saturday 15 July, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Friday 14 July, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Thursday 13 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman Public Drunkenness

Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman

“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

From TheJournal.ie Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron Day Of The Jackal

Man charged for threatening to kill Emmanuel Macron

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

# racism - Monday 26 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Philando Castile's family reaches $3m settlement over his death Police Shooting

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

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

# racism - Friday 26 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Katie Hopkins to leave job at London radio station after calling for 'final solution' to Manchester attack Gone

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

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

# racism - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing The Aftermath

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations Trial

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

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

# racism - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla Public Backlash

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

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

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

# racism - Monday 8 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pepe the Frog RIP: The artist behind the frog kills him off due to racist associations This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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

# racism - Monday 1 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Go home, motherf***er': Monaghan man told to pay compensation to business owner he abused Racism

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

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

# racism - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train Limerick

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

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

# racism - Friday 14 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column Racism

Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column

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

# racism - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Judge rejects Trump's defence against claim he incited violence at rally Assault

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie UK landlord bans 'coloured' people as they leave his properties 'smelling like curry' Backlash

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

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

# racism - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny really never call Donald Trump "racist"? Factcheck

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says he 'doesn't have to answer to Nigel Farage' Say You're Sorry This post contains videos

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

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