Race

Uefa charges Bulgaria and England over behaviour in Euro 2020 qualifier.

BFU charged over fans’ racist chants and Nazi salutesFA charged over national disruption and stewarding Aleksander Ceferin demands ‘war’ on discriminationUefa has charged the Bulgarian football union over the racist behaviour of its fans at Monday...

BBC tried to prevent Ofcom inquiry into Naga Munchetty row.

2 638

Regulator said it had ‘serious concerns’ around transparency of BBC’s complaints processThe BBC attempted to stop an external investigation into Naga Munchetty’s comments about Donald Trump, prompting the media regulator, Ofcom, to declare it had ...

Google reportedly targeted homeless people with 'dark skin' to improve AI.

1 25

Subcontracted workers were instructed to persuade subjects to agree to face scans, mischaracterizing them as a ‘selfie game’ or ‘survey’Facial recognition technology’s failures when it comes to accurately identifying people of color have been well...

Is it time to rename John Wayne airport?

1 2080

The actor had secured a firm spot in American history until a controversial interview surfaced revealing his troubling viewsJohn Wayne is Americana personified. His name conjures up images of sunsets, cowboy hats and Marlboro Reds. But the legacy ...

Naga Munchetty: BBC reverses decision to censure presenter.

1 50536

Corporation director general Tony Hall emails staff to say he is overturning ruling over impartiality guidelinesThe BBC has reversed its decision to discipline Breakfast presenter Naga Munchetty for breaking impartiality guidelines with her commen...

'I know love is real': why is stunning comic Nicole Byer still single?.

1 616

In her Why Won’t You Date Me? podcast, the presenter and actor speaks with unusual candour about her search for a partner. She talks about racist algorithms, people’s fear of rejection – and the difficulties of dating in LANicole Byer regularly ge...

Neo-Nazi ‘terrorist cell’ on trial over Berlin attack plot.

Eight members of Revolution Chemnitz accused of planning armed assaults on immigrantsThe trial of an alleged neo-Nazi cell accused of plotting a violent political uprising in Germany has begun amid fears the far-right movement is increasingly arme...

BBC racism row: Naga Munchetty complaint was also about co-host Dan Walker.

Exclusive: Walker also subject of original complaint - but BBC standards chief claimed only Munchetty was targetedThe original complaint that led to the BBC’s Naga Munchetty being disciplined over her comments about Donald Trump was also about her...

Mercedes F1 team sack four over racist bullying of Muslim colleague.

• Quartet dismissed from Brackley HQ and three disciplined• ‘We condemn this behaviour in the strongest terms’ Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team have sacked four of their staff members and disciplined three more for racist bullying. The team launched...

Prominent black Britons condemn BBC over Naga Munchetty complaint.

1 289

Corporation accused of racial discrimination after presenter reprimanded for Trump remarksYou can’t be ‘impartial’ about racism – open letter to BBCMore than 40 prominent black broadcasters, celebrities and actors have condemned the BBC, demanding...

BBC staff complain over Munchetty reprimand for Trump remark.

Complaints unit ruling against Naga Munchetty comes amid concerns broadcaster falls short on diversity issues BBC staff have publicly turned on their employer after Breakfast show presenter Naga Munchetty was found to have breached the corporation...

Racism in Italian football a scourge of youth game too, say campaigners.

1 56

Youth players targeted with racist insults similar to high-profile Serie A stars, study findsRacism blights youth football in Italy as much as it does the top leagues, with about 80 cases recorded over the last two seasons, campaigners have said.T...

Dallas: murder trial to begin of ex-officer who shot black man dead in his home.

Amber Guyger, 26, claims she entered Botham Jean’s apartment by mistake and acted in self-defense, in case that has inflamed racial tensionsTestimony is to begin on Monday in the trial of a former Dallas police officer who claims she killed an una...

Justin Trudeau blackface: details emerge of third incident.

Undated video clip shows Trudeau in blackface, waving, with his arms and legs also appearing to be paintedA third incident in which Justin Trudeau wore blackface has been reported, in yet another damaging blow to the Canadian prime minister’s imag...

Outcry as Saga travel firm advertises cruise ‘exclusively for Brits’.

Over-50s holiday company apologises for brochure after Twitter backlashSaga, the insurance and travel company aimed at the over-50s, has apologised after customers were sent a brochure advertising a cruise “exclusively for Brits”, prompting a furi...

Netherlands Christmas parade to replace blackface with 'sooty faces'.

The Zwarte Piets, or Black Petes, who accompany Santa have been the subject of protestsAfter years of debate and at times violent protest, this year’s Christmas-season Saint Nicholas parade in the Netherlands will feature no white people at all in...

'Tone deaf' ads use slave ship images to promote UK sea-going sector.

Campaign accused of ignoring colonial abuses when setting out maritime industries’ futureHistorians and academics have labelled a new government campaign “tone deaf” and “historically illiterate” for using images of ships used for slavery and colo...

YouTuber PewDiePie scraps $50,000 pledge to anti-hate group after fan backlash.

Vlogger embraced by far right apologizes for planned donation to Anti-Defamation League, after fans claim conspiracyYouTuber Felix “PewDiePie” Kjellberg has withdrawn a $50,000 pledge to an anti-hate group, which he had dedicated as a means of ato...

Man Trump called 'my African American' quits Republican party over president's racism.

Trump singled out Gregory Cheadle at California rally in 2016President has ‘white superiority complex’ and party ‘pro-white’Gregory Cheadle – a black man who Donald Trump referred to as “my African American” during a rally – has announced he is le...

Brazil report charts surge in racial abuse and violence against women.

A total of 66,041 incidents of sexual violence were reported in 2018 against the polarising backdrop of Jair Bolsonaro’s election victoryBrazil saw an alarming rise in racial abuse, sexual assault, femicide and violence against women and LGBT peop...

Prince William says he is 'fed up' with racism in football.

Prince calls for action on visit to London football club to discuss mental health outreachThe Duke of Cambridge has said he is “fed up” with racism in football and said recent incidents had given the impression that progress on the issue was being...

Being a black tree hugger has taught me that we must engage all citizens to fight climate crisis.

Activists, journalists, politicians and voters must transcend the cultural, racial and political differences to work together“You’re a black tree hugger, interesting.” When I told my grandparents that I was moving back to Detroit to work as an env...

Video of black teen whipped for stealing chocolate sparks outrage in Brazil.

Footage of gagged child prompts comparisons to treatment of black people during three centuries of slaveryNaked and whimpering, his trousers around his ankles, the black teenage boy jerks and howls with pain as he is whipped with electric cable.“A...

Dior’s fragrance ad draws criticism for featuring Native American tropes.

The Sauvage video has been called ‘deeply offensive and racist’ and the fashion brand has removed it from social mediaDior is facing backlash for promoting its perfume line “Sauvage” with an advertisement featuring Native American imagery.The fash...

US justice department news briefing links to white nationalist website.

Email sent to immigration judges links to virulently anti-immigrant site full of antisemitic referencesThe US Department of Justice distributed a morning news briefing to immigration judges that contained a link to a white nationalist website ridd...