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Obama discusses racism, fatherhood with black college grads May 20, 3:25 pm
Washington, May 20 (ANI): In a commencement address at Morehouse College, President Barack Obama said that he feels motivated that he is not in prison, and making young male graduates understand the racial issues and their responsibilities.
FA set to vote for five-game racism ban proposal May 14, 11:40 am
Johannesburg, May 14 (ANI): The English Football Association (FA) is due to vote on a proposal during their annual general meeting that vouches for the introduction of a minimum of five-match-ban for racial abuse, following recent cases of racism during games.
FIFA clamps down on racism with 'relegation' proposal May 7, 2:02 pm
Johannesburg, May 7 (ANI): World football governing body FIFA has put strong clamps on racism by proposing strict rules under which teams face being thrown out of competitions or even relegated if their staff or fans are found guilty of racism or discrimination.
Pakistani-American wins drama Pulitzer for 'Disgraced' Apr 17, 3:52 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 17 (ANI): Pakistani-American Ayad Akhtar's play 'Disgraced', which centers on the themes of racism, Islamophobia, sexism and apostasy, has won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Sharon Stone counter-sues ex nanny over loan claim Apr 12, 12:15 pm
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Sharon Stone has launched a counter claim against her former nanny, who has sued her for wrongful dismissal amid allegations of racism.
UEFA wants 10-match ban on players, officials guilty of racism Apr 11, 12:04 pm
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): European football's governing body UEFA, which has been accused of being too soft on racism in the past, has proposed that offending players or officials will be banned for 10 matches if they are found guilty of the offence.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): One of Britain's oldest football clubs has been accused of racism by a parent, who claimed that the club had repeatedly subbed her son because he is an Asian.
Anti-racism group calls for retirement of FIFA president Blatter over soft stand on menace Apr 6, 10:38 am
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): An anti-racism group is putting the pressure on FIFA president Sepp Blatter to step down from his post after his recent comments on racism led to accusations that he has gone soft on fighting the issue.
Racism still exists in showbiz, says Alesha Dixon Apr 3, 4:18 pm
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Alesha Dixon has said that she knows that racism still exists in the world of show business from first-hand experience.
New Sunderland manager Di Canio says 'fascism' comments misinterpreted following fans' fury Apr 2, 5:08 pm
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Self-proclaimed fascist Paolo Di Canio, whose appointment as the manager of Sunderland was furiously protested by thousands of its fans, has said that his comments on fascism had been misinterpreted.
England fans reported to FIFA by anti-racism body for sick taunts at Ferdinand brothers Mar 29, 4:24 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 29 (ANI): England fans have been reported to FIFA by anti-racism body FARE after they hurled sick taunts at Rio and Anton Ferdinand during last week's World Cup qualifier against San Marino.
London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Mario Balotelli has criticised football bosses for letting racism creep back into the game.
Harry Belafonte suffered racism in NYC hotel Mar 25, 3:56 pm
New York, March 25 (ANI): Harry Belafonte recalled how he suffered racism in the 1950s as a performer at Waldorf-Astoria hotel while giving a speech there at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Gala Thursday.
Johannesburg, Mar 19 (ANI): A lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department (NYPD) to be racist has gone underway, with a lawyer claiming that NYPD officers have been wrongly stopping many young men based solely on their race.
UK schools skeptical about hiring ethnic minority teachers Mar 13, 2:28 pm
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Some schools on the outskirts of London are reluctant to hire ethnic minority temporary staff, a supply teacher agency has claimed.
Sydney, Mar 12 (ANI): Overt racial altercations like that displayed in a recent shocking altercation between two women on a Transperth bus are often not reported because they have become a part of the Australian society and people have started accepting them, according to a Perth cultural studies expert.
'Fat Australian' rant ruled not racist by UK court Mar 11, 11:03 am
Sydney, Mar. 11 (ANI): A woman convicted of racism after calling her New Zealand neighbour a 'fat Australian' has had her conviction overturned in the UK.
Washington, Mar. 10 (ANI): A Vermont newspaper has defended itself against accusations of racism over a poster it published in support of a local sports team that read "fry Rice" in type associated with Chinese calligraphy, saying it meant no offense and simply wanted to play on words.
Shobna Gulati quit `Coronation Street` due to racism, depression Mar 10, 9:43 am
London, Mar. 10 (ANI): Indian origin British actress Shobna Gulati has revealed that she had to quit the British TV soap 'Coronation Street,' as fame left her with bouts of depression.
SA govt accuses Pistorius' dad of promoting racism through 'no protection to whites' comment Mar 6, 10:43 am
Johannesburg, Mar 6 (ANI): The South African government has dismissed comments made by murder-accused Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' father stating the government was not willing to protect whites, saying that they were unfounded and may promote racism in the community.
Beware mean girls! Ostracism cuts both ways Mar 5, 4:15 pm
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience, a new study has revealed.
London, Feb. 24 (ANI): Football Association's anti-racism campaigner Paul Elliott has resigned after making 'discriminatory abusive comments' at ex-Charlton player Richard Rufus.
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Former English footballer Paul Elliot had reportedly racially abused another former player Richard Rufus, who is black, calling him a 'n*****'.
Star Trek star Shatner condemns Reddit for 'horrific' racism, homophobia, sexism and bigotry Feb 11, 1:39 pm
Sydney, Feb. 11 (ANI): Star Trek star William Shatner, who joined Reddit last month, has condemned the social networking site for its racism and bigotry.
New York, Feb 9 (ANI): A black woman from Los Angeles has claimed that a person wearing a Donald Duck costume had racially discriminated against her children during a Disneyland trip in December 2012.
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