North American Scrabble competitors will no longer be able to play racist and homophobic slurs from the “N-word” to “bumboy” and “poofs”, the head of … Read more
Leaders of the Scrabble tournament community in North America are voting on whether to ban the use of racial and homophobic slurs.
The vote will … Read more
Social media platform Twitter is dropping the terms “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” in favour of more inclusive language.
The terms are frequently used in programming … Read more
A beauty pageant contestant is facing racist abuse on social media after one user said she was not a “Maltese breed”.
Martha Attard, who is … Read more
A protester holds a placard with a portrait of Andres Guardado during a Black Lives Matter protest outside the Hall of Justice in Los Angeles, … Read more
Microsoft Corp this week set a five-year diversity goal to address racial inequality at its offices, following protests over police brutality against African Americans in … Read more
A New York police officer was suspended on Sunday after a video posted online appeared to show him putting a Black man in a … Read more
A demonstrator kneels on the ground during a face-off with Los Angeles County Sheriff Department deputies during a protest against the death of Andres Guardado … Read more
The statue of Confederate General Albert Pike lays on the ground after being toppled and defaced near Judiciary Square following a day of Juneteenth celebrations … Read more
The U.N. Human Rights Council condemned discriminatory and violent policing after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month and ordered a report on … Read more
The Church of England and the Bank of England apologised for their historic links to slavery through vicars, bishops and Bank governors who benefited from … Read more
PepsiCo Inc said on Wednesday it will change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup which have been criticized … Read more
The Lloyd’s of London insurance market has apologised for its role in the 18th and 19th Century Atlantic slave trade and has agreed to … Read more
The governing body of Oxford University’s Oriel College on Wednesday recommended the removal of a statue of Victorian imperialist Cecil Rhodes that has long been … Read more
Workers prepare to take the boards off the statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Parliament Square, Central London, Britain, on the evening … Read more
Coco Pops has been accused as being racist by a former MP in Britain who has questioned why the chocolate-flavoured breakfast cereal is promoted with … Read more
The top U.N. human rights body will hold an urgent debate on allegations of “systemic racism, police brutality and violence against peaceful protests” in the … Read more
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Britain cannot “photoshop” its cultural landscape and complex history as doing so would be a distortion of its past, amid … Read more
French Police officers on Sunday evening gathered in front of the Eiffel tower to protest against French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner’s reforms, including ditching a … Read more
Microsoft Corp announced it would await federal regulation before selling facial recognition technology to police, making it the latest big firm to back away from … Read more
Demonstrators who desecrate war memorials could face prison sentences of up to ten years, under plans being considered by ministers after the Cenotaph and a … Read more
A statue dedicated to Italian journalist Indro Montanelli was vandalized over the weekend with red paint, with the words ‘Racist, rapist’ written on the base, … Read more
Protesters shut down a major highway in Atlanta on Saturday and set fire to a Wendy’s restaurant where a black man was shot by police … Read more
Workers have boarded up a statue of Sir Winston Churchill and the Cenotaph in central London ahead of weekend protests.
Though the majority of protests … Read more
Malta: ‘This generation is tasked with stamping out racism for good’ – Malta U19 keeper Rashed Al-Tumi
Malta under-19 goalkeeper Rashed Al-Tumi has called on his generation to stamp out racism and xenophobia as “its duty”, saying racism should be addressed at … Read more
NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from its races and venues, formally severing itself from what many believe is a symbol of slavery and racism.… Read more
“George died from a discussion on 20 dollars. Is this what an African American is worth in 2020?” – Floyd’s brother
Philonise Floyd, brother of George, the 46-year-old African American who died in Minneapolis by a police, made this strong statement when during the hearing of … Read more
US naval operations admiral Mike Gilday said he had directed his staff to draft an order that would prohibit the Confederate battle flag “from all … Read more
A statue of King Leopold II in the Belgian town of Antwerp was removed with its long-term future set for a museum, just days after … Read more
How brands try to answer kids’ question ‘Am I going to get shot?’ to explain racism and violence to children
For 8 minutes and 46 seconds – the time it took George Floyd, an unarmed black man, to die at the hands of Minneapolis police … Read more
Nearly 30 independent experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council are calling for the United States to reform its criminal justice system in the … Read more
Thousands of Australians gathered in protests on Saturday embracing the cause of U.S. protesters angered by the death of a black man in police custody, … Read more
Protesters around the world took to the streets again on Friday, despite coronavirus warnings, in a wave of outrage at the death of African American … Read more
Italy’s Serie A launched a new anti-racism campaign on Monday by presenting artwork featuring three side-by-side paintings of apes.
The paintings by Italian artist Simone … Read more
A man has been arrested over allegations of racist abuse during the Manchester derby.
At least two United players including Brazilian star Fred and England … Read more
Disney’s new streaming service has added a disclaimer to classic films from its back catalogue, including Dumbo and Peter Pan because they depict racist stereotypes.… Read more
England’s 6-0 win against Bulgaria in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday evening was overshadowed by reports of racist abuse that forced two brief suspensions … Read more
Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racist abuse as he scored a second-half penalty to earn his side a 2-1 victory at Cagliari in … Read more
US President Donald Trump condemned “bigotry and hatred” following last weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 29 people, adding … Read more
FIFA, world football’s governing body, is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start inviting players to make victim statements … Read more
Malta: Two soldiers identified and arrested for the racial motivated murder 42 year-old Lassane Cisse (UPDATED)
Update: Two soldiers in the Armed Forces of Malta have been arrested in connection with the murder of the Ivorian national Lassana Cisse Souleyman, 42, … Read more
Racial-motivated random-shooting not excluded in the case of the murder of Lassine Cisse in Birzebbuga – reports
Media reports say that the police are investigating the possibility that the drive-by murder of the Ivorian person near the Ħal Far open centre was … Read more
A man who was filmed racially abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight has been identified, police have said.
Footage posted on social … Read more
Daisy Osakue will compete for Italy in European final, days after drive-by attack that left her with black eye
Discus-thrower Daisy Osakue will compete in the finals of the European Athletics Championships in Berlin tomorrow, days after she was targeted in a drive-by attack … Read more
Ansa reports that Italian athlete Daisy Osakue is in serious danger of missing the European championships after injuring her eye when assailants threw an … Read more
ANSA: Italian athlete Daisy Osakue said Monday she was attacked at Moncalieri, near Turin, overnight because she is black.
Osakue, who holds the Italian under-23 … Read more
Britain’s policies on austerity, immigration and tackling terrorism are racist, a United Nations watchdog has found. The Telegraph reports that UN Envoy and Law Professor … Read more