Anti-Racism Resource Centre

Racism

Mayor supports Chief McLay's embrace of anti-racism message

Multiple news outlets - 4 January, 2015 - 01:08
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was at home with his girlfriend on New Year’s Eve when he glanced at his smartphone and saw a Facebook posting of a photograph of Police Chief Cameron McLay holding a sign reading “I resolve to challenge racism @ work. # end white silence.”
Categories: Racism

Racism on the rise in Australia: migrants report cultural shift

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 15:51
Dealing with prejudice is a way of life for many Australians. Cosima Marriner and Natalie O'Brien spoke to a range of people about how they have risen above discrimination.        
Categories: Racism

Facebook, Twitter Allowing Islamophobia to Flourish: Report

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 11:15
Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, The Independent reported.
Categories: Racism

In 'Citizen,' Poet Strips Bare The Realities Of Everyday Racism

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 09:20
For her latest collection, Claudia Rankine mined her and her friends' encounters with racism. She says she wanted to talk about "what happens when we fail each other as people."
Categories: Racism

In 'Citizen,' Poet Strips Bare The Realities Of Everyday Racism

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 09:11
For her latest collection, Claudia Rankine mined her and her friends' encounters with racism. She says she wanted to talk about "what happens when we fail each other as people."
Categories: Racism

Facebook, Twitter Allowing Islamophobia to Flourish: Report

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 07:40
Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, The Independent reported.
Categories: Racism

'Facebook, Twitter allowing Islamophobia to flourish'

Multiple news outlets - 3 January, 2015 - 03:14
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Social networking giants Facebook and Twitter have not removed hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups, The Independent reported.
Categories: Racism

Swedish Mosque Plastered With Hearts In Show Of Solidarity With Muslim Community After Attack

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 22:45
Hundreds of demonstrators in three major Swedish cities have rallied in support of Muslims, condemning recent arson attacks against mosques in which at least five people were injured. Anti-racist demonstrators in the capital, Stockholm, waved placards and a banner with the words "Don't touch my mosque," as Muslim community leaders addressed the gathering preaching tolerance. Boys read messages ...
Categories: Racism

Anger at Islamophobic web postings

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 20:11
Facebook and Twitter have defended their approach to content on their sites after it was reported that they are refusing to take down hundreds of inflammatory Islamophobic postings despite being alerted by anti-racism groups.
Categories: Racism

Swedes rally in support of mosques after arson attacks

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 18:19
HELSINKI (AP) " Hundreds of demonstrators in three major Swedish cities have rallied in support of Muslims, condemning recent arson attacks against mosques in which at least five people were injured.Anti-racist demonstrators in...
Categories: Racism

Youngsters urged to show racism the red card

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 15:32
YOUNGSTERS in the North-East will be encouraged to show racism the red card.
Categories: Racism

Sweden protest against mosque fires

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 12:52
Swedish anti-racism campaigners rally in central Stockholm after three arson attacks on mosques in just a week.
Categories: Racism

Barbara Smith: Soul on Hold

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 07:35
This 1985 essay by Barbara Smith, a scholar-activist who made contributions to social justice movements in civil rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and black feminism, recalls early moments of intersectionality between African-American and LGBT rights movements, yet resonates today in the wake of Ferguson. read more
Categories: Racism

Sweden rallies after trio of mosque fire attacks

Multiple news outlets - 2 January, 2015 - 03:27
Thousands of people turned up to anti-racism rallies in Sweden's major cities on Friday afternoon following three arson attacks on mosques.
Categories: Racism

Oklahomans believe racism persists, but so does the American Dream

Multiple news outlets - 1 January, 2015 - 08:09
SoonerPoll survey reveals agreement and conflict among Oklahomans when it comes to race.
Categories: Racism

Iran's tweet on race, cops is a farce

Multiple news outlets - 31 December, 2014 - 18:43
Grand jury dismissal of charges against police officers in the July 17, 2014, chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York has returned racism to the forefront of the American political debate.
Categories: Racism

French president vows to fight racism and anti-Semitism

Multiple news outlets - 31 December, 2014 - 17:14
PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has used his New Year's Eve television speech to say that the fight against racism and anti-Semitism will be his national cause for 2015.
Categories: Racism

Iran's 'hypocritical' stab at U.S.

Multiple news outlets - 31 December, 2014 - 15:49
It's a farce that Iran's Supreme Leader is posting tweets criticizing U.S. police, says Michael Rubin.
Categories: Racism

Group calls for focus on racism

Multiple news outlets - 30 December, 2014 - 13:38
Albany In the Empowerment Center on Sheridan Avenue Tuesday night, everyone had a story. From memories of discrimination in the workplace to a failing grade on a book report because the author was black, virtually all those at the community forum in the former St. Casimir's Church had a memory of when the color of their skin changed the way others interacted with them. For Merton Simpson, it's ...
Categories: Racism

Racism on the rise in Australia: migrants report cultural shift

Multiple news outlets - 30 December, 2014 - 02:57
Dealing with prejudice is a way of life for many Australians. Cosima Marriner and Natalie O'Brien spoke to a range of people about how they have risen above discrimination.        
Categories: Racism
Syndicate content