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.
September 21st, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Randall Kerrick and Jonathan Ferrell
Another black man has been mistakenly killed by a police officer. A former Florida A&M University football player was shot "at least 12 times" as he sought the assistance of officers following a crippling traffic accident. Jonathan A. Ferrell, 24, died of multiple gunshot wounds earlier this month after running in the direction of arriving officers who had been called to the scene by...
September 20th, 2013
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Ghetto Tracker App Ad
A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll found that segregation is much more prevalent today than at any other time over the last decade and many fear with modern day creations such as the so-called "Ghetto Tracker App" there's little chance of conditions vastly improving any time soon. While manufacturers tout the creation as merely a way to help wayward travelers track, identify and avoid dangerous...
September 18th, 2013
Written by Elena Becatoros - Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
neo-Nazis holding swastika flags
Police raided the offices of Greece's far-right Golden Dawn party Wednesday after a man who said he is a party member was arrested in a fatal stabbing, the most serious instance of violence attributed to the extremist group so far. Pavlos Fyssas, 34, a hip-hop singer identified by friends as an anti-fascist activist, died in a state hospital early Wednesday after being stabbed outside a cafe in...
September 11th, 2013
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bombs with Clorox bleach logos on them
University of Texas at Austin police are investigating an incident where a "bleach balloon" was hurled at a black student in a racially motivated attack callously aimed at "whitening" his skin. Bryan Davis, a 21-year-old third year student at the university, told police he was he was walking to a friend's apartment not far from campus when someone dropped the believed to be chemically-filled...
September 3rd, 2013
Written by Larry Neumeister - Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Rob Carmona
NEW YORK (AP) - Jurors on a federal case in New York have decided that use of the N-word was hostile and discriminatory, despite the fact that both parties in the suit are African-American. The jury last week awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages to a black employment agency worker who was the target of an N-word-laced rant by her black boss, and they return to a Manhattan federal court...


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