Stereotypes and Labels: Racial Discrimination Articles - Racism Against Blacks, Asians & More

Research findings, reporting incidents, personal reflections, anecdotes, and commentary that illustrate the pervasive beliefs, the use and harmful effects of labels, stereotypes, slurs, and derogatory slang in contemporary society.
July 10th, 2014
Written by Stephen Wade in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
The World Cup highlights the racism issues that pervade Brazil. Shown here are two fans in black face.
The World Cup is highlighting the fact that Brazil, with one of the world largest black populations, has a real systemic problem with racism. Former Brazilian national midfielder Arouca, playing for Pele's old club Santos, was doing a sideline TV interview a few months ago when opposing fans began to chant "monkey, monkey, monkey." Those taunting hit him with another jab: Go to Africa and find a...
June 23rd, 2014
Written by Graham Dunbar in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
The man who invaded the pitch during the Germany-Ghana match at the World Cup was a neo-Nazi sympathizer, according to a report that will be delivered to FIFA on Monday.
Racist behavior from fans is showing up at the World Cup games much like it has during games across Europe during the regular season. The man who invaded the pitch during the Germany-Ghana match at the World Cup was a neo-Nazi sympathizer, according to a report that will be delivered to FIFA on Monday. The fans' anti-discrimination network, Fare, is preparing a report on Saturday's incident,...
June 2nd, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
In this March 19, 2013, file photo, singer Justin Bieber performs during a concert at Bercy Arena in Paris. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday, June 1, 2014, to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt.
Justin Bieber's use of the N-word shows insensitivity of racism among our young people, even some of our most famous. Bieber is apologizing after a years-old video surfaced showing the then-teenager telling a racist joke with the N-word. In a statement Sunday to The Associated Press, Bieber said when he was a kid he didn't realize how certain words could hurt. He says he learned from his mistakes...
May 28th, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Racial graffiti shows racism is still very much a part of American life.
Painting racial slurs on a newly opened restaurant is yet another sign that racism is alive and well even among younger generations of Americans. A 33-year-old St. Louis County man faces felony vandalism charges in an incident police say was racially motivated. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Gregory M. Endsworth of St. John was charged with first-degree property damage after the owners...
May 21st, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Anti-Semitic insults are being seen on Twitter following European basketball games held in Spain.
Anti-Semitic tweets are increasing in Spain and Jewish organizations have asked prosecutors to investigate some 18,000 allegedly anti-Semitic insults sent via Twitter following a weekend European basketball game. The complaints refer to tweets sent after Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv beat Spain's Real Madrid. The president of the Israel in Catalonia association, Ruben Novoa, says a complaint was...

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