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Tuesday , 22 October 2019

Tag Archives: racism

Brexit: racial inequalities and discrimination worsen

‘sThe Tory government’s policy are unfair on black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. In Luna Willaims words, Brexit is complicating the matter. In May, the UN sent a Special Rapporteur to investigate the issue. Luna’s charge was to study the existence of racism, racial discrimination xenophobia and other forms of intolerance in the UK. To do this, she interviewed reps …

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Wendy Williams Show hit with racism and ageism accusations

Once again Wendy Williams Show is in the news. This time it is because of allegations of racism and ageism against a white member of the audience and two of her friends. The woman in question, Diane Stephens, is a 60-year-old white woman who attends TV shows as a member of the audience frequently. Stephens said she and her friends …

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White man makes racial monkey gestures at black man in London train

A white man recently abused a 27-year-old black man on the London Underground. The white man made monkey gestures at the black man, adding monkey sounds to rub in the insult. He did this in full view of all the other passengers on the train. The victim by name Mohammed Dikir shared the video of the incident via his Instagram …

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Jussie Smollett, famous Empire star attacked and hospitalized

Jussie Smollett, famous for his role on Empire as Jamal, was attached in the early hours of Tuesday in Chicago. Sources said the attack can be described as a hate crime, basically racial and homophobic in nature. Sources say he was accosted by two white men ranting racist and anti-gay slurs at him.   Afterward, the men put his head …

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Student sues the entire School District for racial treatment

The Kansas school district has been sued to court by a black student based on alleged racist action. It was reported that the student files the case against the district because she was told she could not be part of the dance team to represent her school on the grounds that she was too dark in complexion and her skin …

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Uber Driver Fired for using racist slurs against a passenger

Kiara White, a black woman resident in Iowa recently uploaded a video of her experience with a white Uber driver. The video showed the man hurling insults, mostly racist in nature, at her after she had complained about his driving. The result of this is the driver has been fired by Uber while her account has been suspended. Their argument …

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The story of America’s first black pop star, Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield

Sometime in 1851, Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, a black concert soprano, embarked on a tour that caused a shaking on the American music scene. The period prior to the American Civil War, saw concert and operatic songs rise in popularity. Two concert sopranos of European origin, however, led the movement, Catherine Hayes and Jenny Lind. Both were so popular no one …

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NFL players believe Colin Kaepernick should get a place on the players’ roster

Results of a recent poll conducted by “The Athletic” reveal that 95% of the NFL defensive players believe embattled football star, Colin Kaepernick, should be part of an NFL team. The ex-49er player is on record as the first to go on one knee as the US anthem was being sung before a game. His reason for this was to …

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White restaurant manager throws a chair at black teen

Reports reaching us say that a white manager working at Poke Poke restaurant has been suspended for throwing a plastic chair at a black teen who patronized the restaurant about a week ago. The restaurant manager, Matthew Fezzey, is said to have raised his voice at 18-year old John Kyle Johnson. He threatened to hurt him and kick him out …

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Racist man arrested for attempting to run black kids over

Bradley Watkins, a white man from Tennessee has been arrested after he was reported to have made an attempt to run over two black kids. He was also seen waving a gun, issuing threats at them and shouting racial slurs. The event occurred close to a Family Dollar store in Memphis, Tennessee. The Memphis PD said they responded to the …

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