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#Race

# race - Monday 11 August, 2014

Chaos erupts in Missouri town after police shoot dead unarmed black man

An emotional candlelit vigil turned into looting and rioting.

# race - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Detroit man convicted of shooting unarmed woman on his porch

Theodore Wafer had claimed he was acting in self-defense.

# race - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Is a Twitter job just for the boys? Twitter says sorry but... yes.

The social media giant joins Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Yahoo in being lambasted for hiring mostly white and Asian men.

# race - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge American teen's Vine of white people following him around shops goes viral Rashid Polo

American teen's Vine of white people following him around shops goes viral

The videos have got people talking about racial profiling in the US.

# race - Monday 7 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Vine of a Tour de France rider being denied a kiss is just too awkward Missed Kiss

This Vine of a Tour de France rider being denied a kiss is just too awkward

Give us a kiss. Actually no, wait. It’s fine.

# race - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The42 Ironman triathlon is coming to Dublin for the first time next year Endurance

Ironman triathlon is coming to Dublin for the first time next year

Leo Varadkar announced today that the world famous endurance race will take place in Ireland in 2015 and 2016.

# race - Sunday 4 May, 2014

From The42 18 of the best pics from today's Great Limerick Run as Kenyan runner emerges triumphant Slideshow This post contains images

18 of the best pics from today's Great Limerick Run as Kenyan runner emerges triumphant

It was another successful year, with roughly 12,000 people believed to have taken part in the event.

# race - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Opinion: The King of Monsters, America, and the legacy of the bomb – will Godzilla be done justice?

Director Gareth Edwards must balance the demands of a big budget blockbuster with the historical and cultural importance of Godzilla. Not a simple task, as previous versions have shown.

# race - Friday 2 May, 2014

Shatter: Gardaí don't collect data on people based on race or because they're travellers

Though gardaí are often under pressure to make quick decisions, Shatter said any kind of discriminatory profiling is totally unacceptable.

# race - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'

A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.

# race - Monday 28 April, 2014

From The42 In Pics: Ray D'Arcy and Eoin Cadogan involved as first Cork Samsung Night Run takes place Rebel Runners

In Pics: Ray D'Arcy and Eoin Cadogan involved as first Cork Samsung Night Run takes place

Sergiu Ciobanu won the race last night while Orla Drumm was the first woman across the line.

# race - Friday 25 April, 2014

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit

The confirmed death toll stands at 183 people, with 119 still unaccounted for.

Run a marathon in steel-capped boots, overalls and helmet? Sign me up, says Cork fireman

“When I started too I was totally preoccupied about the weight,” says firefighter Alex O’Shea. “What I realised then is that its the pair of boots with a steel toe cap — that’s the real concern.”

# race - Thursday 24 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Heroic dad belts downhill to save daughter from speeding toy car Panic

Heroic dad belts downhill to save daughter from speeding toy car

Incredible performance in the 100m Panic Dash.

# race - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Affirmative action promotes racial and ethnic diversity in US colleges - but it's under threat

A referendum in Michigan that disallowed the policy has been backed the US Supreme Court.

# race - Monday 21 April, 2014

The Ku Klux Klan in modern day America

Photojournalist Anthony S. Karen has spent the last eight years documenting Klan organisations in 14 states across the US.

# race - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's the Coca-Cola ad that sparked a furious backlash Fizzing Mad

Here's the Coca-Cola ad that sparked a furious backlash

Some social media users employed racial slurs in reaction. But one anchorwoman had the perfect response to them…

# race - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fox News presenter says it's a "verifiable fact" that Santa is white Fox News

Fox News presenter says it's a "verifiable fact" that Santa is white

She was responding to an article that proposed a more racially inclusive Christmas symbol.

# race - Sunday 29 September, 2013

From The42 Sports Film of the Week: Madness in the Desert Reel Stories

Sports Film of the Week: Madness in the Desert

‘If you get stuck, you’re on your own.’

# race - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim Liffey Swim This post contains images

Photos: Over 300 people battle it out in Liffey Swim

Participants swam 2.2km, with the winner in the men’s race finishing in just 26.16 minutes.

# race - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

From The42 There's Bryan Habana racing an Airbus A380 Man V Plane This post contains videos

There's Bryan Habana racing an Airbus A380

What will they have him sprinting alongside next?

# race - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

# race - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

US voting rights provision struck down for not reflecting racial progress

But one judge said that the law is necessary to protect against “second generation” barriers to voting.

# race - Monday 3 June, 2013

Tens of thousands take to the streets for marathons in Cork and Dublin

In Cork, the City Marathon has already kicked off from Patrick Street this morning.

# race - Monday 29 April, 2013

From The42 Another football race row as player union chairman slams awards comic Hunter Comedy

Another football race row as player union chairman slams awards comic Hunter

Professional Footballers’ Association chairman Clarke Carlisle didn’t enjoy the set.

# race - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Man races underground train... on foot Man Vs Subway This post contains videos

WATCH: Man races underground train... on foot

With a helmet camera on, naturally.

# race - Friday 14 December, 2012

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland have a discrimination problem?

ESRI research says black people, women, and those aged over 45 all experience discrimination. How bad is the problem?

ESRI: Black people report highest rates of discrimination in Ireland

More than one in ten adults in Ireland say they have been discriminated against based on factors such as age, gender, disability, ethnicity, or race, according to the ESRI.

# race - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Obama and Romney to have lunch at the White House

This will be the first time the two will have met since the election. What will they talk about?

# race - Friday 2 November, 2012

Museum to open balcony where Martin Luther King was shot

The room at the motel where Martin Luther King Jr was shot has been left untouched since the evening he was assassinated in 1968.

# race - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Obama claws back as race heads to wire: analysts

The second US presidential debate was close, but it went to Obama, analysts say.

From The42 Frankel's farewell: Legendary horse set to go out on winning note Ascot This post contains videos

Frankel's farewell: Legendary horse set to go out on winning note

The Henry Cecil-trained four-year-old ranks up there with the very best, writes Darragh Farrelly.

# race - Saturday 13 October, 2012

From The42 Murray conjures up Olympics repeat to derail the Fed Express Shanghai Surprise

Murray conjures up Olympics repeat to derail the Fed Express

The US Open champion just made the race for the world number one ranking a bit more interesting.

# race - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas

Abigail Fisher, who recently graduated from Louisiana State University, believes her failure to be accepted at the University of Texas was race-related.

# race - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad Yellow Peril This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sesame Street ask Barack Obama to take down Big Bird ad

The Barack Obama campaign has made an ad mocking Mitt Romney over his Big Bird comments – but Sesame Street isn’t happy.

# race - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From The42 Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London Green Shoots

Tri Talk: Aaron O'Brien sprints clear to capture junior race in London

In your weekly triathlon round-up, the Irish Junior squad excel in London and more than 200 people brave the waters at Blacksod, Co Mayo.

# race - Monday 27 August, 2012

Tall Ships Festival in Dublin welcomed 1.15 million visitors

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport hailed the four-day festival as a “huge achievement and success”.

# race - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

In photos: Limbering up for the Liffey Swim Liffey Swim This post contains images

# race - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 John Terry race row trial set to begin today On Trial

John Terry race row trial set to begin today

The Chelsea skipper is charged with allegedly racially abusing Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand last season.

# race - Friday 6 July, 2012

Whites only welcome at Alabama pastors' cross-burning

“We’re not breaking any laws,” one pastor told an Alabama television station.