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

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December 10th, 2014
Mario Balotelli posted a picture with text on Instagram that appears to be racist and Anti-Semitic.
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...
December 2nd, 2014
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.
St. Louis Rams players raised their hands as they walked onto the football field in Sunday’s nationally televised game to show solidarity with other protesters in Ferguson and across the nation about the tragic death of a young unarmed black teen by a police officer. Questions remain in the minds of many people and communities across the country about how the incident was handled in determining...
November 10th, 2014
The Russian Football Union has been criticized for taking no action against FC Rostov coach Igor Gamula for saying last week he wouldn't sign a defender from Cameroon because the club has "enough dark-skinned players, we've got six of the things."
Black players could boycott the 2018 World Cup, the FIFA anti-racism adviser Tokyo Sexwale believes and he is urging Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand tougher action against racism in football. Sexwale, who was an anti-apartheid campaigner and former political prisoner on Robben Island, is against a boycott but expressed concern in an interview with The Associated Press about the growing...
October 10th, 2014
Written by Tom Hays in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Mayor de Blasio and his administration seems to be joining  Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly who were staunch supporters of the surveillance programs, saying they were needed to protect the city from terrorism.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is supporting the New York Police Department's discriminatory surveillance of Muslim communities in the city and elsewhere to detect terror threats, newly filed court papers show. The papers were filed by the city in opposition to an appeal of a decision by a federal judge in New Jersey finding that the practice is lawful. The decision tossed out a 2012 lawsuit accusing the...
September 18th, 2014
Written by Eric Tucker in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at the Justice Department in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Holder said Tuesday.
A study or racial bias in law enforcement has been launched by the U.S. Justice Department. Broadening its push to improve police relations with minorities, the Justice Department has enlisted a team of criminal justice researchers to study racial bias in law enforcement in five American cities and recommend strategies to address the problem nationally, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday...

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