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.
May 21st, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
white police officer in riot gear
LAPD officers allegedly attack black and Hispanic USC students. In early May, 79 police officers dressed in riot gear stormed a house party where black and Hispanic students from the University of Southern California (USC) experienced a real life horror lesson when officers began allegedly attacking partygoers. Pictures, videos, and tweets from the incident landed on YouTube and traumatized...
May 15th, 2013
Written by D. A. Barber in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
On May 1, Bolivian President Evo Morales kicked out the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in "protest" after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry referred to Latin America as the United States' "backyard." Kerry made the statement at a mid-April Senate Foreign Relations Committee meeting in Washington. Kerry said the dynamics of the Western hemisphere needed to improve because...
May 14th, 2013
Written by Rob Harris - AP Sports Writer in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
LONDON (AP) - The English Football Association is due to vote this week to introduce minimum five-game bans for racial abuse. The sanction will rise if there are aggravating circumstances, people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press about the proposal, which is in response to concerns about a resurgence of racism in the English game. The people spoke on condition of anonymity...
May 13th, 2013
Written by The Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
MILAN (AP) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter was "appalled" when he learned that AC Milan's match against Roma was suspended because of racist chanting. Sunday's game was stopped for 97 seconds during the second half when visiting Roma supporters would not stop chanting at Milan players Mario Balotelli and Kevin-Prince Boateng. "Appalled to read about racist abuse in Serie A last night," Blatter...
May 6th, 2013
Written by Russell Roberts in Stereotypes & Labels with 1 Comment
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The long-simmering debate about whether the name “Redskin,” for the Washington Redskins football team, is racist and should be changed may soon enter a new chapter. Independent Washington, D.C Councilman David Grosso wants to put forth a non-binding resolution urging that the name “Redskins” become “Redtails.” This, he says, will not only take away a racist term but will bestow honor upon the...


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