This is a very amusing story that was published recently in South Africa. A local black comedian who calls himself TolA$$Mo (Mongezi Ngcobondwane) claimed that an Afro-American called him a “kaffir” and there is a court case on which you … Read the rest
While the migration of black Africans is not new, the number of sub-Saharan immigrants has grown swiftly, an influx that is shifting the demographic landscape across the country, including in New York City.
Between 2000 and 2010, the number of … Read the rest
Hip-hop group AmaCde yesterday said a complaint against one of its songs will give “African employees who experience abuse, mistreatment and exploitation at the hands of Indian employers a chance to make submissions” to the SA Human Rights Commission.
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With ethnic relations once again making headlines in America, racism elsewhere can sometimes make discrimination appear relatively minor by comparison. Consider what those of African origin face when living or traveling in Asia, for example.
Today’s illustration comes from Twitter, … Read the rest
A race row has erupted at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University after a project to mark 20 years of democracy in South Africa backfired.
The Port Elizabeth university’s “talking walls” project, aimed at encouraging staff and students to speak about democracy, … Read the rest
For the first time ever, U.S. public schools are projected this fall to have more minority students than non-Hispanic whites enrolled, a shift largely fueled by growth in the number of Hispanic children.
Non-Hispanic white students are still expected to … Read the rest
A Maryland jury has awarded a white teacher $350,000 in damages for being discriminated against by his former principal, an African-American woman.
The Washington Post reports teacher Jon Everhart, 65, filed a lawsuit in 2010 against Prince George’s County Public … Read the rest
Two white students photographed dressed up as black nannies for a private party, have been kicked out of their campus residence, the University of Pretoria (UP) said on Thursday.
The fancy dressers were called “racist” by a group of well-organised … Read the rest
South Africa is apparently experiencing another tedious outburst of moral outrage about an innocuous case of “blackface” put on by two women students at the University of Pretoria for a 21st-birthday party.
I try to keep the mass media at … Read the rest
Britain’s leading public health doctor today blames the failure to find a vaccine against the Ebola virus on the “moral bankruptcy” of the pharmaceutical industry to invest in a disease because it has so far only affected people in Africa … Read the rest
After a class action lawsuit filed against the city of Detroit, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund says that recent water shutoffs to Detroit residents were racially motivated.
Veronica Joice with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund says, “That (the shutoffs are) … Read the rest
The deadly Israeli offensive in Gaza has unleashed a torrent of hate on media websites and social networks in France that moderators find increasingly difficult to contain.
The bombardment by land, sea and air that has killed at least 425 … Read the rest
Religious syncretism is ever present in Brazil.“The evangelists deny a great section of Brazilian culture. Indeed, they are racist,” says a Candomble priestess.
Her indignation came after devil worshippers were stopped from slaughtering animals and performing rituals in some newly … Read the rest
Top fashion house Louis Vuitton is being sued over racism claims after a boss at a flagship store allegedly told an African employee: “Black people are slaves who eat dirt off the floor.”
Sales associate Oliver Koffi claims he was … Read the rest