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Kanye West feels racism is 'outdated' and 'silly'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

I'm no racist, whites welcome, says South Africa's Zuma

South African President Jacob Zuma today denied that he was a racist and assured white people that they should not fear being "chased" out of Nelson Mandela's "Rainbow Nation".

"They picked on me because of my skin colour": Paris racism victim
"They picked on me because of my skin colour": Paris racism victim

The victim of a racist incident involving Chelsea football fans in the Paris metro did not know the incident had been filmed and widely broadcast and will now lodge an official complaint with police, he told French daily Le Parisien.

Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video
Authorities probe `racist` Chelsea fans video

French prosecutors and British police on Wednesday pledged to investigate footage of self-proclaimed "racist" Chelsea supporters preventing a black man from boarding a Paris subway train.

Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West
Racism is distraction to humanity: Kanye West

Rapper Kanye West feels that focusing on racism is a “distraction to humanity".

US at crossroads on race relations, policing: FBI director

The United States is at a crossroads on matters of race relations and law enforcement, presenting "hard truths" that its citizens and police must confront, FBI Director James Comey said.

Leeds United defender Bellusci cleared in Norwich racism row
Leeds United defender Bellusci cleared in Norwich racism row

Leeds United defender Giuseppe Bellusci has had a misconduct charge for allegedly racially abusing Norwich City striker Cameron Jerome found not proven by an Independent Regulatory Commission, the Football Association said on Friday.

France takes battle against radical Islam into schools

France announced new measures on Thursday aimed at helping schools combat radical Islam, racism and anti-Semitism in reaction to deadly Islamist attacks two weeks ago.

Naya Rivera says 'showering everyday is a white people thing'

 Naya Rivera recently shocked the audience of ' The View' by saying that showering daily or more is a "white people thing".

Jay-Z credits rap music for breaking barriers between races
Jay-Z credits rap music for breaking barriers between races

Jay-Z has given credit to hip-hop music for breaking down the barriers between races and believes it's harder for parents to teach racism if they look upto black rappers like Snoop Dogg.

Outrage as French mayor refuses burial of Roma baby

The mayor of a Paris suburb was accused of racism following his refusal to allow a Roma baby to be buried in the municipal cemetery.

MoS Home Kiren Rijiju lauds Delhi Police
MoS Home Kiren Rijiju lauds Delhi Police

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday lauded the efforts and strategies of Delhi Police to deal with challenges, and added that the achievements of the men in uniform should be projected proportionately.