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# Racist

Last month
February 2023
Paul Murphy: Anti-refugee protests a far cry from grassroots 'no to water charges' campaigns
‘You’d have to have your head in the sand not to notice that Ireland’s emerging far-right is playing a crucial role here,’ writes the Dublin TD.
Last year
# Offensive
Scottish Football Writers' Association apologises for 'sexist and racist jokes' at awards night
A number of guests staged a walkout at the ceremony in Glasgow last night.
# Legal Action
Brian Flores sues NFL, alleging racist hiring practices
The former Miami Dolphins coach has filed a class action lawsuit in the US courts.
All time
# Racism
'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son
The mother was beaten up by a gang of people outside the family home last week, and her son has been assaulted and repeatedly intimidated.
# Apology
US television presenter apologises after comparing black colleague to a gorilla
“I said something yesterday that was inconsiderate, it was inappropriate, and I hurt people,” anchor Alex Housden said.
# disservice to democracy
Martin: European leaders need to 'stand up' and 'not be afraid' to disagree with Trump
Micheál Martin said Trump is ‘doing disservice to democracy’.
# Racism
Ryanair says it didn't report racist abuse incident to police until after video went viral
An investigation is under way following a racist verbal attack on a Ryanair flight on Friday.
# Complaints
Tralee Advertiser apologises for publishing 'racist joke'
The newspaper said the story was published in error.
# Jonathan Friedland
Senior Netflix executive fired for using the N-word
The head of communications announced his departure after being reprimanded for a second time for using the racial slur.
# lord sugar
Lord Sugar apologised on Twitter after posting and deleting a racist tweet about Senegal's football team
Meanwhile, the rest of the world are in love with Senegal’s World Cup team and their fans.
# Racism
After worldwide backlash following s***hole comments Trump says: 'I'm not a racist'
Trump has faced criticism since he was accused of calling all African countries shitholes.
# Raheem Sterling
Man arrested over racially aggravated assault on Man City footballer
The 23-year-old was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the training ground to prepare for Saturday’s match.
# Trauma
Czech man had ear bitten off in Dublin attack
Milan Hosek featured on RTÉ2′s new show Trauma, which looks into the world of trauma and medical emergency in Ireland.
# deep regret
Dove apologises over 'racist' ad where black woman turns white after using soap
Dove said on Twitter that the advert “missed the mark”.
# public drunkenness
Shia LaBeouf apologises for racist tirade against policeman
“I am deeply ashamed of my behaviour and make no excuses for it,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.
# define
Supremacist, Nazi, racist: Do you know the difference?
We’ve cleared some of the confusion around terms used to (correctly and incorrectly) describe right-wing politics.
# Paparazzi
Chrissy Teigen has called out a paparazzo for shouting racist slurs at her husband John Legend
“And people wonder why celebrities lose it in pictures,” the model tweeted.
# Bletchley
Appeal in UK after pregnant woman loses baby in racially aggravated assault
A 40-year-old man was also assaulted, sustaining head injuries.
# Leslie Jones
Ghostbusters star wants Twitter to fight trolls after barrage of racist abuse
Trolls sent the actress images which compared her to a gorilla.
# hate crime
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.
# Kent Street
Man arrested after two women targeted in racist hate crime in Belfast
Two women were verbally abused by a man using racist language and their car was damaged.
# UK
Three arrested in Manchester following "disgusting" racist abuse on early morning tram commute
It comes amidst a reported increase in racist incidents in the UK since the Brexit result.
# accusation
'Racist' daubed on France boss Deschamps' house
The manager’s property in the Brittany town of Concarneau has been desecrated.
# Ballinteer
'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin
The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.
# caption this
This site is trying to avoid the mistakes made by its maker's last racist bot
CaptionBot is the latest experiment from Microsoft but good luck getting it to identify any images of Hitler.
# Thailand
Company withdraws 'racist' ad for skin-whitening product after online backlash
The company said its intention was to convey that self-improvement is crucial.
# hate crime
Muslim woman punched in the head and kicked off London bus by attackers
Police have released images of the two women who assaulted and abused the woman.
# Immigration
A new 'hate map' will document racist incidents in Ireland
Its goal is to push for legislative and policy change to tackle racism and hate crime.
# France
Comedian's show ruled to be a 'demonstration of anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial'
During his performance French comic Dieudonné M’Bala M’Bala brought a prominent Holocaust denier onto the stage.
# carrie on
This graffiti in the background of Homeland reads 'Homeland is racist'
Artists hired to paint graffiti in the background of the show used the opportunity to send a message to producers.
# Racism
Google apologises after "n***** king" map search brings you to White House
The tag was added using Map Maker.
# What now?
These 'racist' cupcakes have been banned from a bakery's window
The baker was also fined – but he is allowed to keep selling them. Hmm.
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think Ireland is a racist country?
A report today detailed an attack on a pregnant woman and a case of arson against a Traveller child.
# Racist attacks
A pregnant woman and a Traveller child were victims of racist attacks in Ireland
Racism is a “fact of daily life in Ireland”, says ENAR Ireland.
# Oklahoma
'Our son is a good boy, but this video is disgusting': Students apologise for racist frat chant
One of the students involved has left the university.
# endemic racism
Police in Ferguson made a racist comment about Barack Obama
Extracts into a Justice Department report into the Missouri police force have been leaked.
# Slavery
'You guys used to be slaves': Police investigate 'racist' video filmed on London Tube
A woman has now come forward to speak to police about the incident.
# Bad Move
North Korea compares Obama to 'monkey in a tropical forest', suffers internet blackout
The isolated country has blasted the US president over the release of ‘The Interview’.
# racistsgettingfired
Controversial blog aims to get racists fired by outing them to their employers
The creator is now facing death threats.
# Racism
60 arrested at protests against St Nicholas sidekick 'Black Pete'
The debate around Black Pete has divided The Netherlands. Some say he’s a racist stereotype, others say he’s black from coming down the chimney.