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

Aug 25th 2020, 6:10 AM 25,859 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 46,840 Views 80 Comments

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.

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

Aug 21st 2020, 1:40 PM 3,935 Views 5 Comments

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
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Bayern Munich sack youth coach at centre of racism row

Aug 18th 2020, 11:08 AM 5,916 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2020, 9:31 AM 63,375 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 16th 2020, 2:49 PM 117,577 Views 149 Comments

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

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

Aug 15th 2020, 4:09 PM 230,099 Views 123 Comments

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

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

Aug 13th 2020, 6:15 PM 43,817 Views 41 Comments

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

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 8:32 PM 29,456 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2020, 2:36 PM 49,905 Views 20 Comments

The Luton Town player was racially abused on social media.

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

Jul 21st 2020, 10:30 AM 24,546 Views 33 Comments

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

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

Jul 20th 2020, 5:36 PM 10,451 Views 9 Comments

Stewart Robertson has released a strongly-worded statement.

Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused
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Three Ireland investigating claims black employee was racially abused

Jul 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,695 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jul 6th 2020, 11:48 AM 5,304 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jul 3rd 2020, 7:42 AM 39,069 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Jul 1st 2020, 2:52 PM 13,103 Views 16 Comments

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

Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag
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Mississippi governor signs bill removing Confederate symbol from flag

Jul 1st 2020, 7:18 AM 13,966 Views 26 Comments

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

The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour
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The Simpsons ends using white actors to voice characters of colour

Jun 27th 2020, 3:17 PM 28,274 Views 153 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 26th 2020, 3:00 PM 44,083 Views 17 Comments

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

Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse
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Premier League launches system for players to report online racist abuse

Jun 24th 2020, 5:12 PM 1,331 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 19th 2020, 9:15 AM 63,625 Views 127 Comments

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

Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college
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Removal of Cecil Rhodes statue backed by Oxford college

Jun 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 20,726 Views 68 Comments

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.

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

Jun 15th 2020, 8:05 AM 18,548 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2020, 3:24 PM 35,675 Views 76 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2020, 9:15 AM 34,477 Views 70 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2020, 9:00 AM 26,414 Views 150 Comments

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.

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

Jun 12th 2020, 9:22 AM 25,218 Views 25 Comments

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

Jun 12th 2020, 9:10 AM 4,994 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2020, 7:57 AM 52,017 Views 203 Comments

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

'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
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'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

Updated Jun 11th 2020, 7:58 PM 84,136 Views 201 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2020, 8:03 AM 11,102 Views 13 Comments

“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.

NFL team remove statue of former owner
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NFL team remove statue of former owner

Jun 10th 2020, 10:22 PM 12,820 Views 5 Comments

The move came two years after Jerry Richardson sold the Carolina Panthers in disgrace following allegations of racism.

Poll: Should the Christopher Columbus memorial in Galway be removed?
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Poll: Should the Christopher Columbus memorial in Galway be removed?

Jun 10th 2020, 9:30 AM 70,739 Views 49 Comments

People Before Profit wants the memorial removed in solidarity with the global Black Lives Matter movement.

'And that hurts': Varadkar says people of colour who grew up in Ireland can be made to feel they're not 'fully Irish'
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'And that hurts': Varadkar says people of colour who grew up in Ireland can be made to feel they're not 'fully Irish'

Jun 10th 2020, 9:26 AM 38,970 Views 131 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is considering an anti-racism public awareness campaign.

Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country
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Boris Johnson 'does not agree' that the UK is a racist country

Jun 8th 2020, 6:39 PM 26,417 Views 117 Comments

The Prime Minister also condemned what he described as “thuggery” during Black Lives Matters protests at the weekend.

'Go back to your cotton fields' - Kerry An Ghaeltacht footballer on experience with racism
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'Go back to your cotton fields' - Kerry An Ghaeltacht footballer on experience with racism

Jun 8th 2020, 5:57 PM 37,367 Views 79 Comments

Franz Sauerland is the latest athlete to speak out.

Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players
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Taylor Townsend says fans confuse her with other black tennis players

Jun 8th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,636 Views 6 Comments

The athlete added she gets treated differently by security personnel at tournaments.

Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting
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Raheem Sterling: The only disease right now is the racism that we are fighting

Jun 8th 2020, 9:49 AM 4,581 Views 12 Comments

The Manchester City and England forward has given his backing to anti-racism protests.

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
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Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,941 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US
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Photos: Tens of thousands march in demonstrations against racism and police brutality in the US

Jun 7th 2020, 10:03 AM 19,909 Views 53 Comments

Demonstrations also reached four other continents, ending in clashes in two European cities.