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.
August 13th, 2014
Written by Emery P. Dalesio in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Hispanics are racially profiled by deputies in the North Carolina Sheriff Depart, according to a case currently being heard in a U.S. District Court. In the opening day of a case accusing a North Carolina sheriff of racial profiling, two retired supervising deputies testified Tuesday that their former boss told officers to take Hispanic motorists to jail over traffic violations, rather than...
July 29th, 2014
Written by Jonathan Lemire in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Mayor Bill de Blasio still vows to work to improve relations between the NYPD and minorities, despite the most recent incident of a black man dying while in police custody after being arrested for selling cigarettes on a Staten Island street. Facing his first significant test in trying to improve relations between police and minority communities, De Blasio said Monday that he believes the...
July 10th, 2014
Written by Stephen Wade in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
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 Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
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, when...
June 5th, 2014
Written by David A. Lieb in Race Relations, Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Black motorists are stopped more than whites in Missouri, showing that racial profiling is still prevalent. Attorney General Chris Koster says he is disturbed by new statistics showing that Missouri law enforcement officers have continued to pull over black motorists at a significantly greater rate than white drivers. The report released Friday by Koster's office found that black drivers were 66...