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#Racism

# 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.

From TheJournal.ie Line saying this will be Enda Kenny's last St Patrick's Day as Taoiseach removed from speech White House This post contains videos

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

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

# racism - Friday 10 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Extremist who called Jewish people 'subhuman animals' jailed in London Hate Crime

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

Lawrence Burns has been sentenced to four years in prison.

# racism - Sunday 19 February, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Asian-American band The Slants takes copyright case to Supreme Court Offensive

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

The US Patent Office says their name is offensive.

# racism - Saturday 14 January, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Go straight to hell': Victims' families confront mass murderer Dylann Roof Death Penalty

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie White supremacist Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing nine black churchgoers Hate Crime

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Jeff Sessions says he'd be a fair Attorney General and defy Trump if necessary Protests

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

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

# racism - Friday 6 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention' Charleston

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

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

# racism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

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

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan Nazi Graffiti

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

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 This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word' Inauguration

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

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

# racism - Thursday 15 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dylann Roof faces death penalty after being found guilty of killing nine people Mass Shooting

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

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

# racism - Thursday 8 December, 2016

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor Charleston

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again" Speech

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

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

# racism - Friday 18 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I loved the debates, I loved his approach': Kanye West booed after declaring Trump support Gold Digger

'I loved the debates, I loved his approach': Kanye West booed after declaring Trump support

West stunned the crowd during a performance in San Jose, California.

# racism - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade Racist Teacher

'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade

The incident happened in the Baltimore district of Maryland on Tuesday.

From TheJournal.ie 'This will bring us back to the dark ages': Anti-racism group hits out at National Party National Party

'This will bring us back to the dark ages': Anti-racism group hits out at National Party

National Party leader Justin Barrett was on Today FM this afternoon and said he’d like to see all immigrants leave Ireland.

# racism - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels" West Virginia This post contains videos

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels"

The West Virginia mayor said her friend had ‘made her day’ with the post.

# racism - Saturday 12 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Meet 'Black Pete', the Dutch Christmas tradition that's under fire for being racist blackface Old Saint Nick

# racism - Monday 3 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "You're not a woman, you're an immigrant" - PSNI investigate racist incident in Antrim Antrim

"You're not a woman, you're an immigrant" - PSNI investigate racist incident in Antrim

Police in Northern Ireland say they have identified the three youths and will speak with them in the next few days.

# racism - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tearful nine-year-old delivers speech on police brutality in Charlotte Racism

Tearful nine-year-old delivers speech on police brutality in Charlotte

Zianna Oliphant needed a stool to be seen over the lectern at the Charlotte city council meeting.

# racism - Monday 26 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Actor sacked from Coronation Street apologises for "racially offensive" tweets Sorry

Actor sacked from Coronation Street apologises for "racially offensive" tweets

Marc Anwar called the tweets a “moment of madness”.

# racism - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important Opinion

Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important

There is a long history of athletes taking a stand for justice, writes Julien Mercille.

# racism - Monday 19 September, 2016

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence

The 49-year-old admitted using “threatening or abusive words or behaviour” during An Evening With Gazza in Wolverhampton.

# racism - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman 98FM

98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman

The company says that no such discrimination took place.

# racism - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London Racism Row

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# racism - Friday 26 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute Nic Naitanui

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

# racism - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# racism - Monday 22 August, 2016

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

# racism - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters Black Lives Matter

'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.