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.
March 10th, 2014
Written by Tales Azzoni in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Arouca, who played for Brazil's national team last year, called racist comments and actions by fans “lamentable”, and hopes something can be done following a number of recent incidents.
Brazil, host of the up-and-coming World Cup of soccer, experienced an embarrassing incident when fans yelled racist insults during an interview of a black player following a recent match. Santos midfielder Arouca, who played for Brazil's national team last year, was on the field talking to reporters after his team's 5-2 win in the Sao Paulo state championship on Thursday when some fans in the...
March 1st, 2014
Written by Didi Tang in Stereotypes & Labels with 0 Comments
Gary Locke, the outgoing U.S. ambassador to China, leaves after a farewell news conference held at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. A major Chinese government news service used a racist slur to describe Locke in a mean-spirited editorial on Friday that drew widespread public condemnation in China.
A major Chinese government news service drew widespread public condemnation in China after a mean-spirited editorial used a racist slur and other insults to describe a departing American envoy. The article – which called Gary Locke a "rotten banana," a guide dog for the blind, and a plague – reflected Chinese nationalists' acute loathing toward the first Chinese-American to have been Washington's...
February 26th, 2014
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Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross asked his alma mater to investigate bullying in sports. “Something needs to be done so that every man and woman, young and old, can participate in sports on all levels and find a positive and meaningful experience.”
The NYU sports and society program will push initiatives to encourage sensitivity and combat intolerant behavior in sports. Motiviated by the recent bullying scandel among players on the Miami Dolphins football team, NYU issued a white paper Tuesday examining the problem. Work on the paper began after Dolphins' owner Stephen Ross, a school alumnus, approached law dean Trevor Morrison in December...
February 20th, 2014
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Brazilian player was taunted with racist monkey chants when he entered the game and each time he touched the ball.
Racism plagues Brazilian soccer in similar ways it has been a problem in European soccer or football as it is commonly referred. Racist chants are hurled even during some of the most important and prestigious championship games. Most recently, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has given her support to a black Brazilian player who was racially abused by Peruvian fans recently during a Copa...
February 19th, 2014
Written by The Associated Press in Stereotypes & Labels with 1 Comment
The James Meredith statue is seen on the University of Mississippi campus in Oxford, Miss., Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. A $25,000 reward is available for information leading to the arrest of two men involved in sullying the statue early Sunday, Feb. 16.
A noose on a statue, which signaled the fight to end segregation at Ole Miss, shows racism still persists even where our young and future leaders gather to learn of an imperfect past to build a better future. The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Mississippi statue of James Meredith, who, in 1962, became the first black student to enroll in...


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