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From TheJournal.ie Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless Louth

Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless

Their son has not been in school since a violent incident outside the family home last month.

From TheJournal.ie 'Go back to your own country': Family forced to flee Dundalk home after attacks on mother and son 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.

From The42 PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens Ill-tempered

PSG defender handed six-match ban while Neymar suspended for punch as racism investigation opens

It is alleged that Marseille’s Alvaro Gonzalez used racial slurs, while Angel Di Maria has been accused of spitting.

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests Black Lives Matter

Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests

Parents, pupils and teachers have called for an update the school curriculum.

From TheJournal.ie How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town Balbriggan

How an electrical fire in Balbriggan became a weapon used by the far-right to ignite racial tensions in the town

Far-right activists tried to paint the incident as some form of criminal act.

From The42 Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

From The42 'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’" Looking Back

'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"

Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches Jacob Blake

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man Jacob Blake

Two people shot dead in Wisconsin protests after police shooting of black man

One victim was shot in the head and another in the chest just before midnight yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus Black Lives Matter

Gardaí confirm probe into 'alleged racially-motivated incident' at NUIG campus

An Garda Síochána force has also encouraged people to report hate crimes instead of sharing incidents online.

From TheJournal.ie 'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were' Shelly Xiong

'Living in Ireland, we didn't worry about serious racial physical attacks... how wrong we were'

Following the attack on her friend, Tian Yu Lloyd, suggests Irish society takes time to reflect as racist aggression becomes more common through the pandemic.

From The42 Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return Rugby's Back

Players to make stand against racism with 'Unity Moment' on Pro14's return

Before this weekend’s matches, there will also be a moment’s silence for frontline workers and those who have lost their lives during the pandemic.

Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

The coach is accused of making racist and other discriminatory comments in a series of messages.

From TheJournal.ie Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims Harassment

Three Ellen producers 'part ways' with show over 'toxic workplace' claims

Ellen DeGeneres announced the changes to staff in a Zoom call.

From TheJournal.ie 'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese Dublin

'They stuck with me': Woman pushed into Royal Canal says she was targeted because she is Chinese

Shelly Xiong now worries that her son will be targeted in school.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal Attack

Gardaí investigate 'racially motivated incident' after young people filmed pushing woman into canal

A video of the attack in Dublin has been widely shared online.

From TheJournal.ie 'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus Investigation

'Black Lives Matter': NUIG contacts gardaí over video of racist incident on campus

In a statement this evening, NUIG said it had been in contact with gardaí.

'It was a kid, that's why it shocked me' - Christie recalls being racially abused by Ireland fan

The Fulham defender has spoken about about an incident that occurred during a training camp in Dublin.

From The42 Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso Racism

Police in England arrest 15-year-old boy after 'shameful' abuse of Irish-born defender Kioso

The Luton Town player was racially abused on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives' Protest

Thousands of US workers walk out in 'Strike for Black Lives'

Employees from a broad range of industries briefly walked off their jobs in a call to end “systemic racism”.

From The42 'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos Club For All

'You are not welcome at Ibrox' - Rangers chief condemns racist abuse aimed at Morelos

Stewart Robertson has released a strongly-worded statement.

From TheJournal.ie Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused Investigation

Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused

Jesse Ojuka said he was called the n-word by customers in the store.

From The42 'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton Speaking Out

'I was silenced and told to back down in the past' - Hamilton

The six-time world champion believes taking a knee at yesterday’s Austrian Grand Prix was an important moment.

From TheJournal.ie Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery British Empire This post contains videos

Historian David Starkey faces backlash over ‘so many damn blacks’ comment about slavery

Starkey described the British Empire as “the important moment in human history”.

From TheJournal.ie Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance Occupied

Police converge on Seattle’s protest zone after mayor orders clearance

Two people have been killed and three others seriously injured since protests started on 8 June.

From TheJournal.ie Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag Tate Reeves

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Mississippi is the only American state to incorporate the Confederate standard on its official flag, after nearby Georgia dropped it in 2003.

From TheJournal.ie The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour Springfield

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour

Characters including Apu and Dr Hibbert are voiced by white actors.

From The42 ‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League Interview

‘My mum said, sorry but you are black’: Dealing with racism from Ballybough to the Premier League

Former Ireland international Curtis Fleming on emerging from a challenging upbringing to carve out a career across the water.

From The42 Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse Kick It Out

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse

‘Online discriminatory abuse is unacceptable in any walk of life.’

From TheJournal.ie Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter Misinformation

Trump's tweet of 'racist baby' video flagged as manipulative media by Twitter

Twitter has flagged a number of the US President’s tweets in recent weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college Oriel College

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

A statement by Oriel College yesterday said the governing body had voted in favour of launching an independent inquiry into controversy surrounding the monument of the British imperialist.

From The42 'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA Speaking Out

'We all have a responsibility there, not just the referee' - the issue of racism in the GAA

Jason Sherlock and Boidu Sayeh both discussed the issue on The Sunday Game last night.

From TheJournal.ie Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police London

Priti Patel condemns ‘unacceptable thuggery’ as ‘statue protectors’ clash with police

Hundreds of people converged on Parliament Square in London today after far-right groups, including Britain First, called on supporters to guard the monuments.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’ Police Brutality

Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’

Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.

From TheJournal.ie 'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it' Racism In Ireland

'Call out racism - being 'no craic' for two minutes is worth it'

Although this might seem like a “trending” topic, racism is a part of my everyday reality and with your voices we can drown out the racists, writes Tobi Lawal.

From TheJournal.ie Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions' Racism

Sean Gallen says it's 'disappointing' Eamon Ryan used the n-word, but he had 'good intentions'

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

NFL says it would be 'awesome' to work with Kaepernick as it pledges $250m to fight racism

Kaepernick’s ‘doing real impactful work,’ a league source said. ‘Getting him in some way would be amazing for us.’

From TheJournal.ie Episode of Fawlty Towers pulled from BBC-owned UKTV streaming service over racial slurs The Major

Episode of Fawlty Towers pulled from BBC-owned UKTV streaming service over racial slurs

The episode The Germans features Major Gowen using offensive language about the West Indies cricket team.

From TheJournal.ie 'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism Black Lives Matter

'I repeated a racial slur. I was completely wrong to do so': Eamon Ryan apologises for using the n-word during Dáil debate on racism

Eamon Ryan said the word while quoting a newspaper article about a young man’s experience of growing up black in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’ Black Lives Matter This post contains videos

George Floyd's brother challenges US Congress to ‘stop the pain’

“The people marching in the streets are telling you enough is enough. Be the leaders that this country, this world, needs. Do the right thing,” Philonise Floyd said.

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