Tag Archives: Racism

Fallen British Empire Soldiers Overlooked Because of Racism, Inquiry Finds

Fallen British Empire Soldiers Overlooked Because of Racism, Inquiry Finds

Fallen British Empire Soldiers Overlooked Because of Racism, Inquiry Finds Fallen British Empire Soldiers Overlooked Because of Racism, Inquiry Finds LONDON — Tens of thousands of soldiers from Africa and Asia who died during World War I in the service of what was then the British Empire were not properly commemorated, partly because of prejudice and racism, according to the …

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‘She was a child’: White House vows to fight systemic racism in wake of police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant

Trump’s impeachment an ‘unjust and blatantly’ unconstitutional ‘witch-hunt’, ex-president’s lawyers say

‘She was a child’: White House vows to fight systemic racism in wake of police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant ‘She was a child’: White House vows to fight systemic racism in wake of police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant Following the police killing of a Black teenage girl in Ohio, moments before a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of …

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The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion

The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion

The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion The Strange History of Harmony Day and Australia’s Racism Discussion The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Yan Zhuang, a reporter with the Australia bureau. Two weeks ago, four local councilors of Asian …

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Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism

Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism

Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism Jeremy Lin Talks N.B.A. Comeback and Anti-Asian Racism It was Room 3296 at Coronado Springs Resort, inside the gates of Walt Disney World in Florida. Jeremy Lin said he had memorized every aspect of its layout. “I know where the scratch marks on the wall are,” Lin said. “I know where the …

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‘I Was Invisible’: The Maid-Turned-Star Who’s Taking On Racism in Brazil

‘I Was Invisible’: The Maid-Turned-Star Who’s Taking On Racism in Brazil

‘I Was Invisible’: The Maid-Turned-Star Who’s Taking On Racism in Brazil ‘I Was Invisible’: The Maid-Turned-Star Who’s Taking On Racism in Brazil SÃO PAULO, Brazil — It was a cherished ritual that Joyce Fernandes saved for the end of the shift of a job she despised. After finishing tidying up every other room in one of the São Paulo apartments …

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‘I’m Speaking Out:’ Calgary Firefighters Allege Decades of Racism

‘I’m Speaking Out:’ Calgary Firefighters Allege Decades of Racism

‘I’m Speaking Out:’ Calgary Firefighters Allege Decades of Racism ‘I’m Speaking Out:’ Calgary Firefighters Allege Decades of Racism But decades of migration have transformed the social fabric and politics of Calgary, Alberta’s biggest city, which elected a Muslim mayor more than a decade ago. Today, about one-third of the city’s residents are Black, people of color, or Indigenous, according to …

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Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism

Ice Cube sits on the sidelines during the Big3 playoffs on 25 August 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism Rapper Ice Cube says Joe Biden‘s administration has contacted him to discuss his Contract with Black America, an anti-racism plan he has previously put forward. Asked whether the Biden administration has made …

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Groups Put French State on Legal Notice Over Police Racism

Groups Put French State on Legal Notice Over Police Racism

Groups Put French State on Legal Notice Over Police Racism Groups Put French State on Legal Notice Over Police Racism PARIS — Six nongovernmental organizations put the French state on notice on Wednesday to force it to address “systemic discriminatory practices by the police,” a rare collective legal action that will take the government onto uncharted grounds. The organizations, including …

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Hank Aaron, Baseball’s Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86

Hank Aaron, Baseball’s Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86

Hank Aaron, Baseball’s Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86 Hank Aaron, Baseball’s Home Run King Who Defied Racism, Dies at 86 After beginning the 1952 season with the Clowns, Aaron was signed in June by the Braves, who were in their last season in Boston. They assigned him to play for their farm team in Eau Claire, …

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Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’

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Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’ Lady Gaga denounces racism and white supremacy in award speech: ‘Black life matters. Blackness matters. Black joy matters’ Lady Gaga gave a powerful acceptance speech denouncing racism and white supremacy at King Center’s Beloved Community Awards.  Accepting the Yolanda Denise King “High …

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