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#Race

# race - Friday 12 June, 2020

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 25,192 Views 25 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

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 48,582 Views 60 Comments

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

# race - Monday 24 February, 2020

'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 28,113 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An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

# race - Monday 17 February, 2020

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 45,621 Views 64 Comments

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

# race - Friday 29 November, 2019

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 12,614 Views 0 Comments

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

# race - Monday 25 November, 2019

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 7,735 Views 5 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

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 56,823 Views 0 Comments

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

# race - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

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 73,239 Views 38 Comments

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

# race - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

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 32,382 Views 54 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

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 41,678 Views 89 Comments

Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy confirmed the news this morning.

# race - Saturday 11 August, 2018

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 38,027 Views 34 Comments

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

# race - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'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 40,047 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.

# race - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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 42,970 Views 183 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist
# Apology
# Apology

National Geographic admits past coverage was racist

Mar 13th 2018, 3:57 PM 42,774 Views 54 Comments

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

# race - Friday 12 January, 2018

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 34,305 Views 36 Comments

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

# race - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'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 33,495 Views 10 Comments

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

# race - Monday 25 September, 2017

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 7,840 Views 16 Comments

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

# race - Saturday 9 September, 2017

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 20,845 Views 34 Comments

The first race took place in 1920.

# race - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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 13,014 Views 84 Comments

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

# race - Monday 26 June, 2017

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 14,996 Views 16 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

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 52,546 Views 34 Comments

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

# race - Monday 22 May, 2017

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 40,874 Views 161 Comments

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

# race - Saturday 20 May, 2017

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 18,552 Views 73 Comments

Has Leo won out already?

# race - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

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 59,991 Views 220 Comments

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

# race - Sunday 16 April, 2017

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

People's racial bias begins as babies

Apr 16th 2017, 7:00 AM 13,516 Views 27 Comments

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

# race - Saturday 15 April, 2017

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 23,630 Views 130 Comments

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

# race - Saturday 25 February, 2017

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 72,276 Views 49 Comments

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

# race - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'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 22,409 Views 27 Comments

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

# race - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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 21,088 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 10,281 Views 66 Comments

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

# race - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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 12,834 Views 65 Comments

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

# race - Saturday 17 September, 2016

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 17,144 Views 20 Comments

Another device is being investigated in the area.

# race - Friday 26 August, 2016

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 21,628 Views 74 Comments

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

# race - Friday 8 July, 2016

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 19,263 Views 85 Comments

The Tory leadership race is down to two women.

# race - Monday 27 June, 2016

"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 26,649 Views 138 Comments

Jesse Williams was collecting a BET award.

# race - Friday 10 June, 2016

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 52,298 Views 279 Comments

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

# race - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man
# South Carolina Shootings
# South Carolina Shootings

US prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against this man

May 25th 2016, 9:22 AM 20,894 Views 29 Comments

Dylann Roof is accused of killing nine people at a church in Charleston last June.

# race - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia while Trump cruises to victory in two more states
# Battle
# Battle

Bernie Sanders wins in West Virginia while Trump cruises to victory in two more states

May 11th 2016, 7:31 AM 13,665 Views 20 Comments

The 74-year-old Vermont senator has mounted an unyielding come-from-behind.

# race - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Irish dad set to take on the world's toughest race
# Marathon Des Sables
# Marathon Des Sables

Irish dad set to take on the world's toughest race

Mar 26th 2016, 8:00 PM 32,375 Views 12 Comments

35-year-old Will Mullin will head out to the Moroccan desert next month.

# race - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Mar 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 24,989 Views 119 Comments

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

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