Racism News

Sikh man, running for city council, racially targeted in Australia

South Australian Attorney-General Vicki Chapman has described the footage as "disturbing" and "on the face of it, racist conduct".

Omani tennis player acusses French chair umpire, officials of racism

Fatma Al Nabhani has alleged that she was treated unfairly in Clermont-Ferrand, France during a tournament because she's Muslim.


Indian man racially abused in Canada, told to 'go back to your country'

Asked whether the parking disagreement justifies the racist language used, she said, "It doesn't matter if it justifies it or not; it happened and that's where I took it."

One year after Charlottesville rally, Donald Trump says he condemns all racism

Donald Trump drew strong criticism in the days after the Charlottesville rally last year for equating white supremacists with counter-protesters and saying "both sides" were to blame.

Muslim woman with headscarf racially targeted in US

The white woman began to spew Muslim stereotypes, and told her that "ICE should take her kids away," it added. After the man began recording, Ashley yelled at the woman, claiming she is not a citizen and cannot speak English.

British woman police officer sacked for 'racist' slurs against Indian restaurant staff

Katie Barratt allegedly made the remarks to her colleagues while she was drunk, but was not heard by the workers. An investigation was launched after senior officers were informed about what she had said in an inebriated state, the BBC reported.


H&M collaborates with South African marketing team to avoid racial blunders

After having received a lot of flak for having posted the image of a black child dressed in a green hoodie captioned, "Coolest monkey in the jungle", H&M has collaborated with a South African marketing firm in order to avoid more such blunders.

South African farmers jailed for forcing black man into coffin

Black people make up 80 percent of South Africa’s 54 million population yet most its wealth remains in the hands of white people who account for about 8 percent of the population.

In rare move, US military leaders condemn racism, extremism

"One by one, the US military's most senior leaders have publicly — and bluntly — repudiated the racist violence that plunged Charlottesville into chaos Saturday, declaring the nation's armed forces as being unequivocally against hatred," The Washington Post reported.

Beyond ‘racism’ controversy, a wider debate: In DGC row, question of rights, duties of a ‘public authority’

The question civil society activists have been asking since the Tailin Lyngdoh incident is: given that DGC cannot probably survive without government benevolence, does this not make it a ‘public authority’? And, if that is the case, how can it have rules that are essentially unconstitutional?

Racism Videos

Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

NYT Opinion | New! A hotline for racists

Niecy Nash hosts a satirical infomercial advocating for people to stop calling 911 to harass black citizens and to call 1-844-WYT-FEAR instead.