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How can I feel safe in a country where people call me 'kalu' and ask for drugs because I am black: An African student tells us about the racism they face in India

Everybody is outraging over the attacks on a Nigerian student in a Noida Mall. But what's it like living as an African student in India every day? One of them tells us what it's like living in fear ​

Published on 29th March 2017
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The video of North-Easterners being abused at an ISL game reeks of racism. And it needs to stop NOW

The viral clip from an ISL match shows how much latent racism we have for people who look 'chinky': The answer? Include chapters on the North East in books and pass stronger racism laws

Published on 26th November 2017
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Remembering Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison: Read 10 of her most empowering quotes on gender, racism and love

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. She was the first African-American woman to win the award

Published on 7th August 2019
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North East students in Delhi taunted, called Coronavirus because they 'look Chinese'

A number of students of Delhi University say that they're now called Coronavirus, because they look like they're from China, and are targetted and attacked with water balloons during the Holi celebrat

Published on 10th March 2020
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The endemic, structural racism that blights US society needs to be heard: UN Rights Chief 

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said that the grievances at the heart of the protests that have erupted following the death of George Floyd must be addressed

Published on 4th June 2020
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Not COVID-19, but the pandemic of racism killed George Floyd: Family lawyer

Two earlier autopsies found that Floyd's death was a homicide. However, they differed on the question of the cause of death

Published on 5th June 2020
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Missouri woman prompts Merriam-Webster to redefine 'racism' 

Kennedy Mitchum, who lives in the St Louis suburb Florissant, said people would argue with her about the definition of racism and she realized the problem was in the Merriam-Webster's dictionary

Published on 10th June 2020
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UN Human Rights Council calls for urgent session on racism, police brutality issues

The announcement comes after Burkina Faso representatives, on behalf of African HRC member states, sent a letter to the council

Published on 17th June 2020
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Stanford Graduate School of Business launches a 7-day free course on anti-racism and allyship

The course will provide a 7-day journey for students, young professionals and educational fraternity across the nations who care about racial equity and justice

Published on 7th October 2020
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Yale University sued for making admissions decisions based on candidates' race for at least 50 years

The Department filed the lawsuit "on the grounds of race and national origin" on Thursday in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut

Published on 9th October 2020
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After row over racist posts on social media, first Indian President of Oxford Student Union quits 

The accusations were made after the President-elect Rashmi Samant's old social media posts reemerged and were branded 'racist' and 'insensitive'

Published on 18th February 2021
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Google advised 'mental health care' over complaints of racism in the workplace

The vicitms consulted human resources after colleagues made comments about their skin colour or laBck hairstyles or asked if they were sexually interested in their teammates

Published on 8th March 2021
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Case registered against teacher for racist remarks against African American student over Zoom session

According to the complaint, science teacher Kimberly Newman, Stokes and her son had a Zoom session on January 20 to work out problems in using the platform 

Published on 27th March 2021
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Probe launched into racism allegations in South African school

Pupils from the school staged a peaceful march on May 24 with parents, alleging that they were told that their African hair was not good enough and that they should straighten it

Published on 5th June 2021
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Singapore polytechnic's Chinese lecturer suspended for racist comments on Indian-Chinese couple

The incident was captured on a video that was widely circulated online over the weekend. A spokesperson for Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) said the Chinese-origin lecturer has been suspended

Published on 8th June 2021

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