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#Racism

# racism - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

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

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

# racism - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

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

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

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

# racism - Friday 6 January, 2017

'The media should tell the truth about the alt-right'

The alt-right is a phenomenon, and matters to public life – so the media should report on it by telling the truth about it, writes Julien Mercille.

# racism - Monday 2 January, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof will not rely on psychiatric evidence, calling it 'a Jewish invention'

Roof gunned down nine black churchgoers and will represent himself at a sentencing hearing.

# racism - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'Nobody has more respect for women than me': 20 of Trump's most shocking quotes

The businessman will be inaugurated as president of the United States next month.

# racism - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

French slavery monument vandalised with Nazi slogan

The incident happened in the town of Pau, close to the Spanish border.

# racism - Monday 26 December, 2016

From The42 ‘It’s a shame in life when a person looks at the colour of your skin and doesn’t like you’ Interview This post contains videos

‘It’s a shame in life when a person looks at the colour of your skin and doesn’t like you’

Former West Ham star Clyde Best chats to The42 about being one of the first high-profile black footballers to play in the English top flight.

# racism - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

US comedian alleges he has unreleased footage showing Donald Trump using the 'N-word' and 'C-word'

“I have the outtakes to The Apprentice where he says every … offensive, racist thing ever,” Tom Arnold said.

# racism - Thursday 15 December, 2016

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

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

# racism - Thursday 8 December, 2016

'He called my son a monkey and black b****rd': Rise in reports of racist incidents

In one reported incident, children were sprayed with bleach by other kids in their neighbourhood.

'He was evil as evil can be': US church shooting trial hears from survivor

Felicia Sanders spoke of telling her granddaughter to play dead as her son lay dying beside her.

# racism - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

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Ibrahimovic was motivated to succeed by envy and racism

Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims his incredibly successful career has been motivated by “lots of people” who wanted him to fail.

President Higgins: "We must share vigilance of not letting anti-Semitism spread again"

World Jewish Conference delegates hear Higgins address concerns over ‘walls’ and ‘fear’ challenging the world.

# racism - Friday 18 November, 2016

'I loved the debates, I loved his approach': Kanye West booed after declaring Trump support

West stunned the crowd during a performance in San Jose, California.

# racism - Thursday 17 November, 2016

'You are going to be a bunch of broke ass n****rs who get shot': Teacher fired after racist tirade

The incident happened in the Baltimore district of Maryland on Tuesday.

'This will bring us back to the dark ages': Anti-racism group hits out at National Party

National Party leader Justin Barrett was on Today FM this afternoon and said he’d like to see all immigrants leave Ireland.

# racism - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels" West Virginia This post contains videos

Mayor quits after racist Facebook posts that compares Michelle Obama to "ape in heels"

The West Virginia mayor said her friend had ‘made her day’ with the post.

# racism - Saturday 12 November, 2016

# racism - Monday 3 October, 2016

"You're not a woman, you're an immigrant" - PSNI investigate racist incident in Antrim

Police in Northern Ireland say they have identified the three youths and will speak with them in the next few days.

# racism - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Tearful nine-year-old delivers speech on police brutality in Charlotte

Zianna Oliphant needed a stool to be seen over the lectern at the Charlotte city council meeting.

# racism - Monday 26 September, 2016

Actor sacked from Coronation Street apologises for "racially offensive" tweets

Marc Anwar called the tweets a “moment of madness”.

# racism - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Column: The US football players kneeling for the national anthem are doing something important

There is a long history of athletes taking a stand for justice, writes Julien Mercille.

# racism - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence Up In Court

Ex-England footballer Gascoigne fined after pleading guilty to racially-aggravated offence

The 49-year-old admitted using “threatening or abusive words or behaviour” during An Evening With Gazza in Wolverhampton.

# racism - Thursday 15 September, 2016

98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman 98FM

98FM accused of 'racial discrimination' in job application by Dublin woman

The company says that no such discrimination took place.

# racism - Thursday 8 September, 2016

Air China magazine warns passengers about 'Indians, Pakistanis and black people' in London

In-flight mag Wings of China has apologised for the article.

# racism - Friday 26 August, 2016

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

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

# racism - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# racism - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The42 Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport Adelaide

Banana thrown at indigenous Aussie Rules star as racism continues to dog the sport

The woman has been hit with an indefinite ban by Port Adelaide, but has also been inducted to the club’s social awareness program.

# racism - Sunday 21 August, 2016

'We chose not to burn the house': Inside the camp of LA's Black Lives Matter protesters

For more than a month, Black Lives Matter has maintained a makeshift encampment in front of Los Angeles City Hall.

# racism - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Donald Trump has urged African-American voters to vote for him, asking "What do you have to lose?"

He told a predominantly white audience in Michigan that black voters “are living in poverty” and their schools are no good.

# racism - Saturday 13 August, 2016

"People have spat in my face and called me a Paki" - a Muslim bus driver's experience in Dublin

With a fifth of all racist incidents taking place on public transport, bus driver Shahbaz Rana talks about coping with ignorant and violent passengers.

# racism - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Drivers 'spat at, punched and kicked' in racist incidents on public transport

There were 240 racist incidents reported in Ireland last year, and a fifth took place on our public transport system.

# racism - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

There were 165 racist incidents reported in just six months in Ireland

Of the reported incidents, 37 were alleged serious offences, including 30 involving racist language, 25 assaults and 41 cases of repeated harassment.

# racism - Friday 22 July, 2016

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

# racism - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse

Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.

# racism - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ghostbusters: Is the movie haunted by the past?

The decision to keep the only black Ghostbuster as a non-scientist has inspired criticism.

# racism - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

There has been a huge increase in hate crimes in the UK since Brexit

The vast majority of the incidents involve abusive and offensive language.

# racism - Friday 1 July, 2016

'Brexit was driven by anti-immigrant sentiment and fuelled by racism'

Garrett Mullan argues that we should challenge racism through education

There's been a big rise in racist crime reports in the UK since the Brexit vote

New figures show that there were five times as many racist attacks as normal since last Thursday.