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# race - This year 2022

Mixed-raced people had 'childhood stolen' in Irish institutions & redress must be extended, UN says
# Vaccine Trials
# Vaccine Trials

Mixed-raced people had 'childhood stolen' in Irish institutions & redress must be extended, UN says

Updated Sep 23rd 2022, 8:30 PM 22,390 Views 0 Comments
  • UN human rights experts have criticised the Government's response to the "systemic racism" faced by people who passed through State and religious-run institutions
  • The experts say the Government's planned redress scheme for survivors of mother and baby homes is inadequate
  • Conrad Bryan believes he was subjected to a vaccine trial, and not placed for adoption, because of the colour of his skin, Órla Ryan reports

# race - Last year 2021

Canada 2021 Grand Prix cancelled, race moved to Turkey
# Change Of Plans
From The42
# Change Of Plans

Canada 2021 Grand Prix cancelled, race moved to Turkey

Apr 28th 2021, 5:19 PM 3,908 Views 1 Comment

It follows China in becoming the second race to be axed from F1’s original calendar.

'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care
# History Repeating Itself
# History Repeating Itself

'My foster father wiped down everything I touched': Call to tackle racism in social care

Apr 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 52,834 Views 0 Comments

Ireland is repeating the mistakes of mother and baby homes, social workers have warned.

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes
# AMRI
# AMRI

UN asked to intervene over Ireland's response to 'systemic racism' in mother and baby homes

Apr 16th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,259 Views 0 Comments

The Association of Mixed Race Irish has asked the United Nations to visit Ireland and investigate institutional racism here.

# race - All time

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'
# Racism
# Racism

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'

Jun 12th 2020, 9:22 AM 25,279 Views 25 Comments

The Green Party leader was quoting from an article Gallen wrote about his experience of racism in Ireland.

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

May 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 48,643 Views 60 Comments

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
# Race
# Race

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes

Feb 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,281 Views 46 Comments

An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race
# Andrew Sabisky
# Andrew Sabisky

Boris Johnson faces calls to sack adviser who made controversial remarks about contraception and race

Feb 17th 2020, 11:08 AM 45,658 Views 64 Comments

Andrew Sabisky once suggested enforcing the uptake of contraception to stop unplanned pregnancies “creating a permanent underclass”.

Race, religion and prejudice: The issues raised at Ireland’s first FGM trial
# Evidence
# Evidence

Race, religion and prejudice: The issues raised at Ireland’s first FGM trial

Nov 29th 2019, 6:15 AM 12,685 Views 0 Comments

A married couple were yesterday convicted of allowing female genital mutilation to be carried out on their daughter.

Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment
# Race
From The42
# Race

Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment

Nov 25th 2019, 5:58 PM 7,757 Views 5 Comments

The Serie A club has released a statement insisting it was a joke that has been misunderstood.

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Man who racially abused woman on Ryanair flight 'to be prosecuted by Spanish authorities'

Feb 26th 2019, 8:16 PM 56,858 Views 0 Comments

Footage of the incident, which occurred on a flight from Barcelona to London, went viral in October.

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'
# Compensation
# Compensation

Boots pharmacy which questioned man about hydrogen peroxide 'discriminated on grounds of race'

Sep 26th 2018, 6:00 AM 77,560 Views 38 Comments

The man said he was seen as suspicious “because of the colour of his skin and his beard”.

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager
# Roy Oliver
# Roy Oliver

Texas police officer found guilty of murdering unarmed black teenager

Aug 29th 2018, 7:44 AM 32,411 Views 55 Comments

Roy Oliver could face between five to 99 years in prison.

Presidential election to be held on Friday 26 October
# D Day
# D Day

Presidential election to be held on Friday 26 October

Updated Aug 28th 2018, 12:27 PM 41,712 Views 89 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed the news this morning.

Skin bleaching in Africa: Teens are using injectables as the trend sees worrying growth
# A Matter Of Complexion
# A Matter Of Complexion

Skin bleaching in Africa: Teens are using injectables as the trend sees worrying growth

Aug 11th 2018, 10:30 AM 38,384 Views 34 Comments

For many Nigerians, it is seen as a “standard procedure”.

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'
# John Lockley
# John Lockley

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

May 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 41,348 Views 72 Comments

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside
# Life Of Pu
# Life Of Pu

The actor who plays Apu on The Simpsons says he's willing to step aside

Apr 25th 2018, 1:44 PM 43,030 Views 183 Comments

“It just feels like the right thing to do to me.”

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist
# Apology
# Apology

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist

Mar 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 43,110 Views 54 Comments

The magazine used to portray brown-skinned tribesmen as unsophisticated and unintelligent.

How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world
# Column
From The42
# Column

How the US could become the Dublin GAA of the soccer world

Jan 12th 2018, 3:00 PM 34,367 Views 36 Comments

Pay-for-play’s negative impact on the sport is obvious, writes Tommy Martin.

'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders
# Racial Tensions
# Racial Tensions

'You could hear the bones breaking' - South Africa haunted by racially charged murders

Dec 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 34,364 Views 11 Comments

Robert Turner was one of the latest victims of a long campaign of violence against the country’s farmers who are largely white.

Cristiano Ronaldo's slow start to the season sparks Ballon d'Or race
# Off Form
From The42
# Off Form

Cristiano Ronaldo's slow start to the season sparks Ballon d'Or race

Sep 25th 2017, 10:23 AM 7,882 Views 16 Comments

The Portuguese star remains the strong favourite to match Lionel Messi’s record of five wins.

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim
# Liquid Refreshment
# Liquid Refreshment

Photos: Swimmers brave the autumn chill to take part in Dublin's historic Liffey Swim

Sep 9th 2017, 2:29 PM 21,023 Views 34 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions
# Charlottesville
# Charlottesville

United Nations issues 'racism warning' over growing US tensions

Aug 23rd 2017, 1:44 PM 13,129 Views 84 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 26th 2017, 9:19 PM 15,025 Views 16 Comments

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

Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased
# Alaska
# Alaska

Teenager who was killed by bear sent text to his family while being chased

Jun 20th 2017, 9:19 AM 52,636 Views 34 Comments

“This young man didn’t do anything wrong. He was just in the wrong place.”

Leo Varadkar defends his proposed ban on 'essential' public workers' strike
# It's Still On
# It's Still On

Leo Varadkar defends his proposed ban on 'essential' public workers' strike

May 22nd 2017, 10:03 PM 40,918 Views 161 Comments

Leo was forced to defend some of his big manifesto promises today.

Poll: Is this leadership election over before it's even begun?
# Marathon Or Sprint?
# Marathon Or Sprint?

Poll: Is this leadership election over before it's even begun?

May 20th 2017, 10:53 AM 18,572 Views 73 Comments

Has Leo won out already?

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

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

Apr 19th 2017, 9:42 AM 60,188 Views 220 Comments

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

People's racial bias begins as babies
# Race
# Race

People's racial bias begins as babies

Apr 16th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,557 Views 27 Comments

Researchers say these findings are also important because they offer a new perspective on the cause of race-based bias.

Your choice for next Taoiseach? Leo and Simon both ahead of Micheál Martin
# Three-horse Race
# Three-horse Race

Your choice for next Taoiseach? Leo and Simon both ahead of Micheál Martin

Apr 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 23,660 Views 130 Comments

A new Claire Byrne Live/Amárach Poll for TheJournal.ie makes interesting reading for Fine Gael members.

Black rights leader outed for being white is now 'jobless and living on food stamps'
# Rachel Dolezal
# Rachel Dolezal

Black rights leader outed for being white is now 'jobless and living on food stamps'

Feb 25th 2017, 3:05 PM 72,331 Views 49 Comments

She told The Guardian that she will not be apologising for what happened.

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

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

Jan 11th 2017, 10:36 PM 22,495 Views 27 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2017, 10:02 PM 21,185 Views 76 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2017, 4:59 PM 10,386 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 15th 2016, 8:43 PM 12,874 Views 66 Comments

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

No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey
# United States
# United States

No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey

Sep 17th 2016, 5:18 PM 17,185 Views 20 Comments

Another device is being investigated in the area.

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute
# Nic Naitanui
# Nic Naitanui

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

Aug 26th 2016, 6:02 PM 21,668 Views 74 Comments

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

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?

Jul 8th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,290 Views 85 Comments

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

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

"We’re going to have equal rights": Grey's Anatomy actor gives impassioned speech on racism

Jun 27th 2016, 9:13 AM 26,669 Views 138 Comments

Jesse Williams was collecting a BET award.

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

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

Jun 10th 2016, 7:09 AM 52,578 Views 279 Comments

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

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