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Mario Balotelli posted a picture with text on Instagram that appears to be racist and Anti-Semitic.
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Mario Balotelli is being seen as racist and Anti-Semitic for a picture and text he posted on Instagram. Balotelli has been charged by the English Football Association on Friday for posting a message on a social media site that is criticized for being both racist and anti-Semitic. Balotelli uploaded on Instagram a picture of the video-game character Super Mario, with whom the Italy international shares a nickname, with text around the image including "jumps like a black man and grabs coins like a Jew." The striker, who has been subjected to racial abuse on numerous occasions, posted the image...
This Aug. 20, 2001, file photo shows French Holocaust survivors gathering at the site of the former Drancy detention camp, north of Paris, France. From Aug. 20, 1941 until the end of World War II, more than 70,000 Jewish men, women and children passed through Drancy on their way to Nazi extermination camps, particularly Auschwitz. The wagon is part of the memorial site.
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France will be compensating thousands of Holocaust survivors and family members in the United States and elsewhere. They will be entitled to compensation from a $60 million French-U.S. fund - reparations to those deported by France's state rail company SNCF during the Nazi occupation. As part of the deal, the U.S. government will work to end lawsuits and other compensation claims in U.S. courts against SNCF, which is bidding for lucrative high-speed rail and other contracts in U.S. markets. State legislators in Maryland, New York, Florida and California have tried to punish SNCF for its...
Alabama head coach Nick Saban and players celebrate after the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Atlanta. Alabama won 42-13.
There has been a long-standing graduation gap between black and white football players who play for those schools with teams that are good enough to play in the annual bowl games. A study of this year's bowl-bound schools released Monday revealed a narrowing gap between the graduation rates of white and black players. According to the annual report by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the average graduation success rate for black football players at bowl schools is 67 percent compared to 85 percent for whites. The 18-point gap is the smallest in the study's history. All bowl-...
This KKK statue as an art form was displayed on the campus of the University of Iowa by a visiting professor and incited a strong reaction from black students.
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Could any good come from the KKK art display that has caused such a stir at the University of Iowa? Apparently, a 7-foot-tall rendition of a robed Klansman prominently displayed on the university’s campus by a visiting professor was unwelcomed by many black students who made their objections know to university officials. The display was removed, without a strong reaction from university administrators. Many black students said they were traumatized by the display and upset by the university’s response which they deem insufficient. Black students and employees say the outrage over an art...
A group of protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner stage a brief sit in at the corner of Broadway and Prince Street, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in New York.
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Protesters decry the grand jury verdict of not to charge a police officer in the death of Eric Garner by taking to the streets in New York City, Washington. DC, Chicago and other cities. Civil rights leaders also decried the grand jury decision not to charge a white New York City police officer in the chokehold death of a black man and announced plans for a march and a summit on racial justice in Washington later this month. The case of Eric Garner - combined with the decision by a grand jury last week not to charge the white officer who shot and killed unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown...
After more than a decade in the court, the Obama administration offered the $680 million settlement in October 2010.
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Funds from the American Indian discrimination settlement with the U.S government is in dispute. More than $380 million in government dollars left over from a federal discrimination settlement with American Indians is in limbo amid disagreements over how the money should be spent. U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Tuesday reviewed a proposal to form a new foundation to help American Indian farmers with the large amount of money unexpectedly left over after the Obama administration settled a class-action suit filed by American Indian farmers in 2011. The farmers said they had lost...
English teacher Tom Rademacher talks with his high school juniors Kierra Murray, left, and Ana Silverman, right, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Fair School in Minneapolis. Knowing that the grand jury decision not to indict a white officer who shot and killed a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., would be on the minds of his students, Rademacher put aside his lesson plans and asked them a question: How did they feel?
Students reacts to the Ferguson decision in many ways across the country, some even boycotting classes. In the aftermath of the Ferguson announcement, classrooms across the nation are taking up uncomfortable topics - race, police use of force and poverty, among others - to give students a voice and help them make sense of events. When his high school English students came to class, Tom Rademacher knew there would be one thing on their mind: a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. So the Minneapolis teacher put...
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder gestures as he speaks to members of the community during an interfaith service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. Holder traveled to Atlanta to meet with law enforcement and community leaders for the first in a series of regional meetings around the country. The president asked Holder to set up the meetings in the wake of clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri.
U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder will hold meeting around the country in an effort to address police and community relations with minority communities. Speaking at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta - the church where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday that he will soon unveil long-planned Justice Department guidance aimed at ending racial profiling. Holder traveled to Atlanta to meet with law enforcement and community leaders for the first in a series of regional meetings around the country. The president asked Holder to set up the...
Mario Balotelli posted a picture with text on Instagram that appears to be racist and Anti-Semitic.
This Aug. 20, 2001, file photo shows French Holocaust survivors gathering at the site of the former Drancy detention camp, north of Paris, France. From Aug. 20, 1941 until the end of World War II, more than 70,000 Jewish men, women and children passed through Drancy on their way to Nazi extermination camps, particularly Auschwitz. The wagon is part of the memorial site.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban and players celebrate after the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Atlanta. Alabama won 42-13.
This KKK statue as an art form was displayed on the campus of the University of Iowa by a visiting professor and incited a strong reaction from black students.
A group of protesters rallying against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner stage a brief sit in at the corner of Broadway and Prince Street, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, in New York.
After more than a decade in the court, the Obama administration offered the $680 million settlement in October 2010.
English teacher Tom Rademacher talks with his high school juniors Kierra Murray, left, and Ana Silverman, right, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Fair School in Minneapolis. Knowing that the grand jury decision not to indict a white officer who shot and killed a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., would be on the minds of his students, Rademacher put aside his lesson plans and asked them a question: How did they feel?
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder gestures as he speaks to members of the community during an interfaith service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. Holder traveled to Atlanta to meet with law enforcement and community leaders for the first in a series of regional meetings around the country. The president asked Holder to set up the meetings in the wake of clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri.
After more than a decade in the court, the Obama administration offered the $680 million settlement in October 2010.
December 3rd, 2014 with 1 Comment
Funds from the American Indian discrimination settlement with the U.S government is in dispute....
The announcement of no indictment for the killing of Michael Brown has incited protesters.
November 24th, 2014 with 0 Comments
There will be no indictment for the killing of Michael...
English teacher Tom Rademacher talks with his high school juniors Kierra Murray, left, and Ana Silverman, right, Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at Fair School in Minneapolis. Knowing that the grand jury decision not to indict a white officer who shot and killed a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., would be on the minds of his students, Rademacher put aside his lesson plans and asked them a question: How did they feel?
December 3rd, 2014 with 3 Comments
Students reacts to the Ferguson decision in many ways across the country, some even boycotting...
This combination made from pictures distributed by the FBI in 1964 shows, from left, Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman, civil rights workers who were killed in the "Mississippi Burning" case of 1964. The men are going to be posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, but the honor is not sitting well with some of their relatives.
November 24th, 2014 with 11 Comments
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Mario Balotelli posted a picture with text on Instagram that appears to be racist and Anti-Semitic.
December 10th, 2014 with 0 Comments
Mario Balotelli is being seen as racist and Anti-Semitic for a picture and text he posted on...
Members of the St. Louis Rams raise their arms in awareness of the events in Ferguson, Mo., as they walk onto the field during introductions before an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, in St. Louis. The players said after the game, they raised their arms in a "hands up" gesture to acknowledge the events in Ferguson.
December 2nd, 2014 with 22 Comments
St. Louis Rams players raised their hands as they walked...
This Aug. 20, 2001, file photo shows French Holocaust survivors gathering at the site of the former Drancy detention camp, north of Paris, France. From Aug. 20, 1941 until the end of World War II, more than 70,000 Jewish men, women and children passed through Drancy on their way to Nazi extermination camps, particularly Auschwitz. The wagon is part of the memorial site.
December 10th, 2014 with 0 Comments
France will be compensating thousands of Holocaust survivors and family members in the United...
Alabama head coach Nick Saban and players celebrate after the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Missouri, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Atlanta. Alabama won 42-13.
December 10th, 2014 with 0 Comments
There has been a long-standing graduation gap between black...

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U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder gestures as he speaks to members of the community during an interfaith service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, the church where The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. preached, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, in Atlanta. Holder traveled to Atlanta to meet with law enforcement and community leaders for the first in a series of regional meetings around the country. The president asked Holder to set up the meetings in the wake of clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Missouri.
December 2nd, 2014 with 6 Comments
U. S. Attorney General Eric Holder will hold meeting around the country in an effort to address...
President Barack Obama speaks in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, after the Ferguson grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.
November 25th, 2014 with 1 Comment
President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding...
Despite the results of an exhaustive study that Republicans must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform, they seem poised to ignore it.
November 25th, 2014 with 1 Comment
Will Republicans ignore passing legislation to achieve lasting immigration reform, or will they use...
How much is race a factor in the shifting white vote?
November 10th, 2014 with 16 Comments
Why is the Democratic Party losing white voters, which was...