French PM launches action plan against `unbearable` racism

France`s prime minister announced Friday the government would pour 100 million euros into a major anti-racism and anti-Semitism action plan devised in the aftermath of the deadly Paris jihadist attacks.

Deputy who killed black Oklahoman faces questions over training

An Oklahoma volunteer reserve deputy police officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed black man did not have proper weapons training, a local newspaper reported Thursday.

Jacob Zuma appeals for end of attacks on immigrants in South Africa

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm and the end of attacks on immigrants after a wave of violence that has left at least six people dead.

South Africa march against spreading immigrant attacks

Thousands of people marched through the South African city of Durban on Thursday to protest against anti-immigrant violence that has left six people dead and spread to the economic capital Johannesburg.

Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa
Mahatma Gandhi's statue defaced in South Africa

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi here has been defaced by a group of people who threw buckets of white paint on it amid racist taunts.

Sepp Blatter wants tougher punishment for racism
Sepp Blatter wants tougher punishment for racism

FIFA president Sepp Blatter called for tougher punishment for teams and associations found guilty of racism and discrimination on Tuesday and said monetary sanctions were increasingly ineffective.

Audience who like fair actresses should change mindset: Shweta Tiwari
Audience who like fair actresses should change mindset: Shweta Tiwari

 Actress Shweta Tiwari today said that the audience who prefer fair-skinned heroines need to change their mindset.

Giriraj Singh's racist remark: Sonia Gandhi refuses to comment on "people having narrow mindset"
Giriraj Singh's racist remark: Sonia Gandhi refuses to comment on "people having narrow mindset"

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday refused to comment on Union Minister Giriraj Singh's remarks, which drew the fire on Wednesday.

Giriraj Singh makes 'racist' comment against Sonia Gandhi

Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Giriraj Singh landed himself in another political controversy on Wednesday when he racially targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

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Giriraj Singh's 'racist' remarks against Sonia Gandhi trigger outrage; Congress seeks removal
Giriraj Singh's 'racist' remarks against Sonia Gandhi trigger outrage; Congress seeks removal

After drawing ire over calling Sonia Gandhi “white-skinned”, Union Minister Giriraj Singh on Wednesday said that he regrets if he has hurt the Congress president and vice president Rahul Gandhi's sentiments.

South African colonial statue hit by 'poo protest' dispute

A bucket of human excrement thrown on a statue of British coloniser Cecil Rhodes at a South African university has escalated protests over racial transformation since the end of apartheid 21 years ago.

Kanye West feels racism is 'outdated' and 'silly'

 Kanye West recently described racism as "dated" adding that it is like a silly concept that people try to touch on, to separate, to alienate, to pinpoint anything "silly".

Ferguson police chief quits after racism report: US media

The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri resigned Wednesday after a scathing US Justice Department report into the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by one of his officers, US media reported.

 

Senior Ferguson official out after 'racism' report

The Ferguson city manager left his post Tuesday after a scathing US Justice Department report found a culture of racism in the St. Louis suburb`s police department and municipal offices.

Samuel Eto'o honoured for anti-racism stand
Samuel Eto'o honoured for anti-racism stand

Football star Samuel Eto'o was honoured Monday for his "inspiring" stand against racism, as the organisers behind the award warned that prejudice still stalked the game in Europe.

University of Oklahoma shuts 'disgraceful' fraternity for racist video

The University of Oklahoma has closed a fraternity linked to a racist video of students singing racial epithets and ordered its members to move out of the house, University President David Boren said on Monday.

Obama says fight against racism in US not over

 US President Barack Obama said Saturday that the fight against racism in the US is not yet over, during a speech in Selma, Alabama on the 50th anniversary of the peaceful march of African Americans demanding the right to vote, which was the catalyst of the Voting Rights Act.

Sikh boy in US shares footage of racist classmates

A shocking video of a bunch of school kids abusing a Sikh boy in the US state of Georgia was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube and is going viral.

Lawsuit filed against police in elderly assault case weak: Batra

The lawsuit filed against two US police officials for assaulting Sureshbhai Patel leaving him partially paralysed is weak and might not be able to get full justice to him, an eminent Indian-American attorney has said.