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#Racism

# racism - Friday 1 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote Hate Crime

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.

# racism - Monday 27 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "We’re going to have equal rights": Grey's Anatomy actor gives impassioned speech on racism Stay Woke

# racism - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie On the death of Jo Cox: Racist rhetoric contributes to the rise in violence Jo Cox

On the death of Jo Cox: Racist rhetoric contributes to the rise in violence

The hype around the Brexit campaign, hyper-patriotism, and “Britain first, immigrants out” discourses have led to this tragedy writes Julien Mercile

# racism - Thursday 16 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments JAMES WATSON

Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments

The university’s governing body and students’ union are not happy with the decision.

# racism - Friday 10 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed' No Admission

Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed'

It’s alleged the three students asked to speak to a manager, but were refused.

# racism - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician Controversy

Trump comments called "racist" by senior Republican politician

House Speaker Paul Ryan still said that he is still backing Trump for the presidency, however.

# racism - Friday 3 June, 2016

Australia's The Footy Show sorry for 'racist' dog joke

It’s not the the first time they’ve landed themselves in hot water.

# racism - Sunday 29 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Chinese firm apologises for massively racist detergent ad after global uproar Whitewash This post contains videos

Chinese firm apologises for massively racist detergent ad after global uproar

The company had at first defended the ad.

# racism - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites' Hate Speech

Slap on the wrist for FM104 over caller who called Africans 'parasites'

The man said Irish women who date African men are “absolute sluts”.

# racism - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin Third Attempt

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

# racism - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested and charged with attacking Afghan family in South Dublin Ahmadzai Family

Man arrested and charged with attacking Afghan family in South Dublin

John Connors, 21, is alleged to have taken part in an assault on two Afghan brothers and their nephew in Ballinteer last Thursday night.

# racism - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: “I’ve never seen myself as white. That’s only skin deep." Controversial

Gerry Adams: “I’ve never seen myself as white. That’s only skin deep."

The Sinn Féin leader has again defended his comparison of Irish nationalists with African-American slaves.

# racism - Monday 2 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet Criticism

"I haven't got a racist bone in my body" - Adams apologises for n-word tweet

In an earlier statement Sinn Féin president said the tweet was “ironic” and not intended to cause offence.

# racism - Monday 18 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB Racism

Dublin hotel manager told to 'return to Africa' after contracting TB

Some staff at the hotel resented being compulsorily tested for the disease after the man’s diagnosis, an employment hearing was told.

# racism - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should anti-Islam demonstrations be banned?

A rally in Brussels has been banned over concerns about violence – what do you think?

# racism - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent Abuse

James Connolly's great-great-granddaughter told to 'go home' from 1916 event because of English accent

Sarah Connolly, a relative of 1916 leader James Connolly, said she was confronted at a state reception to commemorate the Easter Rising.

# racism - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Internet racists taught Microsoft's bot to be a Holocaust-denying, Trump supporting racist Backfired

Internet racists taught Microsoft's bot to be a Holocaust-denying, Trump supporting racist

A chatbot developed by Microsoft ended up tweeting racist and inflammatory statements made by some users.

# racism - Monday 7 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Ghostbusters actress has had to defend her 'street smart' character after a racism row Ghostbusters

This Ghostbusters actress has had to defend her 'street smart' character after a racism row

Leslie Jones says although her character isn’t a scientist, she isn’t “dumb or not needed”.

# racism - Friday 4 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge Dolce & Gabbana are in bother for naming a shoe the 'slave sandal' Dopes

# racism - Monday 22 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Matchbox Twenty singer apologises for saying he 'drinks until he thinks he's a black Australian' Not Smooth

Matchbox Twenty singer apologises for saying he 'drinks until he thinks he's a black Australian'

Alcoholism is a major issue among aboriginal Australians.

From TheJournal.ie Makeup brand flooded with racist comments after posting picture of black model Mac

Makeup brand flooded with racist comments after posting picture of black model

Instagram users mocked the shape of the model’s lips and used racial slurs.

# racism - Sunday 21 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge A makeup brand was flooded with racist comments after posting a picture of a black model Mac

A makeup brand was flooded with racist comments after posting a picture of a black model

Instagram users mocked the shape of the model’s lips and used racial slurs.

# racism - Friday 5 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Black Irishman' wins court case after racist assault by bus driver Racial Abuse

'Black Irishman' wins court case after racist assault by bus driver

Bus Éireann made a financial settlement with the complainant.

From TheJournal.ie 'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them' Column

'Anti-Islamic group Pegida are coming to town. We can't afford to laugh and dismiss them'

Two protests are taking place this Saturday – there are bound to be a clash of ideas, writes Julien Mercille.

# racism - Thursday 21 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Will Smith is boycotting the Oscars in protest at a lack of diversity Give It A Miss

Will Smith is boycotting the Oscars in protest at a lack of diversity

“My wife’s not going. It would be awkward for me to show up with Charlize Theron.”

From The Daily Edge Sam Smith has been criticised for being 'surprised' racism still exists in 2016 Writing's On The Wall

Sam Smith has been criticised for being 'surprised' racism still exists in 2016

The singer tweeted that he was ‘speechless’ after a friend was ‘racially abused’ in London.

# racism - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice' Column

'We shouldn't fear the 'racist' label when bringing criminals to justice'

It is wrong to ignore this issue, but equally wrong to punish every man, woman and child who enters Europe for the crimes of a few.

From TheJournal.ie 'Racist' video game pulled after uproar over killing Australian Aborigines Racism

'Racist' video game pulled after uproar over killing Australian Aborigines

50,000 people signed a petition demanded its removal.

# racism - Friday 8 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Company withdraws 'racist' ad for skin-whitening product after online backlash Thailand

Company withdraws 'racist' ad for skin-whitening product after online backlash

The company said its intention was to convey that self-improvement is crucial.

# racism - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once Backlash This post contains videos

Founder of 'white people' dating site says he's not racist as he dated a black woman once

Where White People Meet has been causing controversy in the US.

# racism - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Racist graffiti sprayed on building opposite Immigrant Council of Ireland Racism

Racist graffiti sprayed on building opposite Immigrant Council of Ireland

The Immigrant Coucil said vandalising a building site at the height of storm Frank shows the mentality of those behind the act.

# racism - Saturday 12 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland Immigration

A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland

Its goal is to push for legislative and policy change to tackle racism and hate crime.

# racism - Thursday 10 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey The Apes Of Wrath

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

# racism - Sunday 6 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What if you sent an abusive tweet, and it ended up on a billboard outside your home? Public Shaming

What if you sent an abusive tweet, and it ended up on a billboard outside your home?

That’s exactly what a new anti-racism movement is doing in Brazil.

# racism - Friday 4 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends' Jenchesky Santiago

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'

“I dare you to f**king fight me, son…I just came from Iraq and I’m not scared of none of y’all.”

# racism - Thursday 19 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Get your f**king passports and go back to your country’ Racism Report

'Get your f**king passports and go back to your country’

A new report has found that people of African descent have to deal with regular racist abuse including harassment, violence and discrimination.

# racism - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This British party wants to ban Islam ... and the word 'racism' Britain First

This British party wants to ban Islam ... and the word 'racism'

Obama is among those calling on people to not blame the Paris attacks on Muslims.

# racism - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Black students kicked out of Apple store because "they might steal something" Australia

Black students kicked out of Apple store because "they might steal something"

The manager of the store in Melbourne has apologised to the boys.

# racism - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters Uxbridge

Man with Irish accent wanted in London for racist attack on a woman and her daughters

A group of men are accused of punching and racially abusing the woman and her daughters on a bus.

# racism - Thursday 5 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members Hoods Off

The hacker group Anonymous has exposed hundreds of alleged Ku Klux Klan members

‘This is not about the ideas of members of the Ku Klux Klan. This is about the behaviours of members of KKK splinter cells that bear the hallmarks of terrorism.’