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Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments
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Washington DC braced for largest protest yet as Biden attacks Trump for 'despicable' George Floyd comments

Jun 6th 2020, 10:59 AM 50,505 Views 123 Comments

There were zero arrests during demonstrations in the US capital in the last two days, and a curfew has been lifted in advance of today’s protest.

'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'
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'I haven’t told many friends about the racist encounters on the football field'

Jun 5th 2020, 10:59 AM 52,606 Views 82 Comments

Kerry All-Ireland winner and current Australian Rules player Stefan Okunbor on his experiences of racism in Ireland.

Varadkar: 'Racism too is a virus... We don't need to look across the Atlantic to find racism'
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Varadkar: 'Racism too is a virus... We don't need to look across the Atlantic to find racism'

Jun 4th 2020, 1:08 PM 25,096 Views 108 Comments

The Taoiseach today spoke at length about racism at home and abroad in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

'We can't just pause our emotions': Protest organiser not deterred by calls to stop event due to Covid-19
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'We can't just pause our emotions': Protest organiser not deterred by calls to stop event due to Covid-19

Jun 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,794 Views 48 Comments

A series of demonstrations are expected to take place across the country on Saturday.

German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest
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German FA takes no action against Jadon Sancho over George Floyd protest

Jun 3rd 2020, 3:33 PM 1,814 Views 2 Comments

In a statement, the Bundesliga confirmed it would take ‘no proceedings’ against the player.

'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled
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'Large gatherings are dangerous': Harris says planned anti-racism march should be cancelled

Jun 3rd 2020, 12:30 PM 36,628 Views 160 Comments

A garda investigation into Monday’s protest is underway.

'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality
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'No justice, no peace': Thousands march in Dublin against racism and US police brutality

Jun 1st 2020, 4:38 PM 92,510 Views 294 Comments

Protesters marched to the US Embassy in solidarity with protesters in the US.

How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism
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How a meme about 'Karen' has become part of the fight against racism

May 30th 2020, 2:20 PM 67,474 Views 0 Comments

Karen has been used to refer to the type of woman who would summon a manager over a minor inconvenience.

Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job
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Woman who threatened to call police on black birdwatcher in New York's Central Park loses job

May 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 56,811 Views 57 Comments

A clip posted on Twitter showing the incident has been viewed millions of times.

Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
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Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video

May 26th 2020, 10:32 PM 48,605 Views 60 Comments

A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments
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Bryan Adams accused of 'anti-Chinese racism' over 'bat-eating' comments

May 12th 2020, 7:04 PM 34,718 Views 152 Comments

The Canadian rock star went on a rant about the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week.

Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade
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Taoiseach invites woman who received abuse for Irish dancing video to 2021 St Patrick's parade

May 5th 2020, 10:36 PM 173,626 Views 68 Comments

Morgan Bullock said she was accused of cultural appropriation because she is a black Irish dancer.

'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes
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'We were segregated in 'the reject ward'': Survivor describes experience of mixed-race children in mother and baby homes

Feb 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 28,167 Views 46 Comments

An unpublished report has found that mixed-race children were routinely withheld for adoption and some children’s skin colour was listed as a “defect”.

Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse
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Lazio avoid serious sanction for Balotelli abuse

Jan 8th 2020, 7:44 PM 3,598 Views 5 Comments

The Rome club have been fined €20,000.

Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star
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Punishing teams with points deductions the only way to tackle racist abuse - West Ham star

Dec 25th 2019, 1:46 PM 6,584 Views 16 Comments

Michail Antonio insists that harsher punishments have to be introduced.

Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues
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Tottenham ban supporter for throwing cup at Kepa while racism investigation continues

Dec 24th 2019, 2:58 PM 4,610 Views 1 Comment

A supporter who threw a cup onto the pitch during Sunday’s Premier League game with Chelsea has been banned by Spurs.

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage
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# Nothing So Far

Rudiger abuse probe 'inconclusive' as Spurs call in lip-readers to assess footage

Dec 23rd 2019, 7:41 PM 5,761 Views 13 Comments

The Germany international was allegedly targeted shortly after Son Heung-min had been sent off.

Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials
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Lampard confirms Rudiger and Azpilicueta are taking up alleged racist incident with officials

Dec 23rd 2019, 8:58 AM 3,355 Views 1 Comment

Antonio Rudiger alleges he was targeted with racist abuse during Sunday’s 2-0 win at Tottenham and it has been raised with officials.

'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash
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'It's accepted in the highest office in the country' - Gary Neville on racism in Spurs-Chelsea clash

Dec 22nd 2019, 9:18 PM 41,680 Views 40 Comments

Antonio Rudiger was targeted by spectators during today’s Premier League match.

Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism
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Varadkar says he is 'thankful' he hasn't had much experiences of homophobia or racism

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:42 AM 20,895 Views 68 Comments

He said he has been subjected to name-calling but never anything violent.

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign
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Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 11:18 PM 4,251 Views 3 Comments

Serie A has apologised after an anti-racism campaign it had fronted was focused around artwork involving primates.

Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign
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Serie A clubs condemn league's controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 12:26 PM 8,753 Views 14 Comments

Roma and AC Milan have both responded to the initiative via social media.

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative
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# Controversy

Serie A use monkey paintings for anti-racism initiative

Dec 16th 2019, 7:35 PM 10,696 Views 15 Comments

The new artwork sparked a backlash on social media but the artist explained that he wanted to turn the derogatory term on racists who use it.

Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby
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Man arrested after appearing to make racist gestures during Manchester derby

Dec 8th 2019, 2:55 PM 26,203 Views 45 Comments

Videos circulated on social media showed a man appearing to make monkey gestures.

Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline
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Corriere dello Sport complains of 'lynching' in front-page defence of 'Black Friday' headline

Dec 6th 2019, 8:11 AM 4,778 Views 15 Comments

Roma and Milan banned Corriere dello Sport after Thursday’s headline but the newspaper’s editor said: “I don’t have to justify myself.”

Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling
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Italian newspaper criticised for 'Black Friday' headline about Lukaku and Smalling

Updated Dec 5th 2019, 5:44 PM 29,679 Views 65 Comments

Corriere dello Sport used the term in reference to tomorrow’s Serie A game between Inter Milan and Roma.

Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism
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Rapinoe asks Ronaldo and Messi to 'help' in fight against racism, sexism

Dec 4th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,576 Views 23 Comments

The United States international won the women’s Ballon d’Or this week.

Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland
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Archbishop of Dublin horrified at ‘new language of racism’ in Ireland

Dec 1st 2019, 8:10 AM 17,947 Views 100 Comments

Dr Diarmuid Martin made his remarks during a sermon to mark the beginning of Advent.

Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment
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Brescia president Cellino in hot water over 'black' Balotelli comment

Nov 25th 2019, 5:58 PM 7,736 Views 5 Comments

The Serie A club has released a statement insisting it was a joke that has been misunderstood.

RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years
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RTÉ journalist experienced racist abuse online for over two years

Nov 18th 2019, 3:33 PM 36,617 Views 85 Comments

Zainab Boladale said she has been dealing with much of the abuse since 2017.

Sweden striker racially abused during Euro qualifier in Romania
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Sweden striker racially abused during Euro qualifier in Romania

Nov 16th 2019, 10:42 AM 6,724 Views 9 Comments

Sweden’s 2-0 win was temporarily halted by the referee last night.

Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria
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Noel Grealish accused of 'disgraceful racism' in Dáil after raising questions about money being sent to Nigeria

Nov 12th 2019, 3:48 PM 57,126 Views 210 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said that Irish people had ‘for centuries’ sent money back to Ireland.

Labour Party leader says 'new toxic racism' has entered Irish politics
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Labour Party leader says 'new toxic racism' has entered Irish politics

Nov 10th 2019, 8:55 AM 26,167 Views 94 Comments

Howlin made the comments during a speech at the party’s annual conference in Mullingar.

Taoiseach says racist 'scaremongering' in communities needs to be called out
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Taoiseach says racist 'scaremongering' in communities needs to be called out

Nov 6th 2019, 1:22 PM 16,456 Views 106 Comments

Defending Direct provision, he said it ‘is an imperfect system, but not an inhumane one’.

Ancelotti lauds Balotelli's response to racist abuse
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Ancelotti lauds Balotelli's response to racist abuse

Nov 5th 2019, 8:50 AM 5,427 Views 0 Comments

Mario Balotelli’s response to racist abuse is further proof that football is on the right track to combat the issue, says Carlo Ancelotti.

'Shame on you in front of your families' - Mario Balotelli slams racist abuse deniers
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'Shame on you in front of your families' - Mario Balotelli slams racist abuse deniers

Nov 3rd 2019, 11:57 PM 7,224 Views 5 Comments

The Brescia forward almost walked off the pitch before being convinced to finish the game, and scoring a stunning goal

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
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Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,405 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'
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Irish hip hop group who Rory Stewart called 'minor gangsters' say his comments 'come from a racist place'

Oct 25th 2019, 3:57 PM 34,695 Views 72 Comments

Hare Squead said the former Tory member “was only looking for a photo opp”.

'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech
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'The law is weak': Government launches public consultation on hate speech

Updated Oct 24th 2019, 1:12 PM 17,139 Views 64 Comments

The Department of Justice is currently finalising research on legislative approaches to tackling hate crime in other countries.

England match halted as Bulgaria fans warned for racist behaviour
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England match halted as Bulgaria fans warned for racist behaviour

Oct 14th 2019, 8:40 PM 14,363 Views 22 Comments

The Three Lions’ Euro qualifier was stopped twice after abuse was registered from the stands.