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South African Government outlines plans to deal with racism

The South African government has launched a national action plan (NAP) to combat rising racism. The NAP is an important tool to prevent and combat...
Nice Stop Racism

UNESCO Round Table on Slavery, race and racism slated for 21 March.

UNESCO is set host a roundtable discussion on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, on 21...
South Africa

Expert says racism still endemic in South Africa

Race relations in South Africa have not dramatically improved since 1994, because racism continues raising its ugly head now and again, said constitutional law...
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Viewpoint: Trump administration denies the escalating oppression and impoverishment of the masses

Washington Withdraws from United Nations Human Rights Council While Racism, Social Deprivation and War Intensifies Commentary On June 19 the administration of President Donald Trump announced...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

Coffin Assault Case Signals Racism Has No Place in SA

In response to the conclusion of the coffin assault case at the Middleburg High Court earlier today, Amnesty International South Africa’s Executive Director Shenilla...

We do not have a racism problem – Russian PM

Russia says it welcomes measures to cut out racism in football after a FIFA initiative ahead of the Confederations Cup to give referees authority...

Italian FA Could Be Sanctioned Over Muntari’s Racism Claims

Italian football authorities may face disciplinary action over the treatment of Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari. Muntari, 32, was sent off after leaving the field claiming...
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Experts sheds the light on India’s racism over Africans

The recent news of attacks on African students in the northern Indian city of Greater Noida near Delhi have apparently exposed the deeply rooted...
Julian Mayfield

Viewpoint: Julian Mayfield and Independent Ghana

60th Anniversary of Ghana Independence Series No. 1 March 6 represents the 60th anniversary of the independence of the former British colony of the Gold...
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Africans Asked To Take Clue From Happenings In Biblical History

Reverend Professor Eric Nii Bortey Hatsu Anum, has urged Africans to take a clue from the happenings in Biblical history as they continued to...

South African rights panel to tackle racism on social networks

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)'s two-day national investigative hearing ended on Thursday, targeting on the racial hatred exhibited on social media. ...
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Detroit MLK Day Associated with struggles and defeat of Racism, War and Poverty

This year’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Rally & March was organized under the demands for “Jobs, Peace and Justice” commemorating the 50th...

Kanye West Advises Black People on Racism

The concert-goers who went to see Kanye West in San Jose, California, got so much more than what they came for. Not only did...
Keith Scott of Charlotte and his wife

Viewpoint: Charlotte Police Killings of African Americans

Two African Americans were killed in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 20 and 21 respectively. Keith Lamont Scott, 43, a married father of seven,...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

South Africa: AASU comments on Pretoria Girls’ School concerns

We have learnt with great sadness the interdiction imposed on Pretoria Girls’ School students not to wear their afro hair-do and to speak African...
Clinton, Trump

Election Reflections 2016: Trump, Clinton and Racism in American Politics

Series No. 4 Press reports on the latest charges by both the Republican and Democratic Party candidates that their opponents have ties with the Ku...
Clinton and Trump

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Debate On Criminal Justice Reform

Donald Trump has presented himself as the "law and order" candidate, aiming to end the problems of crime and drug abuse with unalloyed support...

The Surge Of Western Media Racism

INTRODUCTION Mr. Milton Allimadi’s manifold arguments and stiff intellectualism in defense of Africa probably places his thin volume on investigative journalism, “The Hearts of Darkness:...
Muhammad Ali During Trial Over Resisting Draft, June 1967 in Houston

Mohammed Ali’s influences in the fight towards ending racism and war

Boxing champion won many battles in and outside the ring during the 1960s and 1970s Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3 after a decades-long...
racism

South African Minister seeks to criminalize racism through constitutional amendment

"Humanity is under obligation to suppress and punish this crime (racism)," Mathewa told MPs during a debate on racism in Parliament. "Whilst...
Getty/AFP/File / Pool George Zimmerman was acquitted of second degree murder over the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin

US killer’s gun auction shoots up to $65mn

Nationwide protests erupted over the 17-year-old's shooting in 2012, in what the watchman George Zimmerman said was self-defense but which the teen's family and...
Franklin Cudjoe, IMANI Ghana

Franklin Cudjoe Should Know Better 1

There is no question that African leaders, probably with the exception of Kwame Nkrumah and Nelson Mandela and a few others, if we may...
racism

UN Observed International Day to remove racism

"The world has undoubtedly come a long way in ensuring equal rights and non-discrimination" in the past 15 years, the UN chief said in...
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Imagine A World Where People Of All Race Can Mingle Freely

Today, March 21, is being celebrated globally as International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is under the theme,’Challenges and Achievements of...
According to the commission allegations of racism make up 80% of the 10000 human rights complaints it receives annually on average. File photo

Growing calls for tough laws to punish racists

The seminar, taking place in Johannesburg, was convened as South Africa was reeling from the recent spate of racist incidents over the social media....

Shilla Illiasu Wants Russia Stripped Off Off Hosting Rights for WC 2018

Shilla Illiasu played for Ghana at the 2006 World Cup Ex Ghana defender Shilla Illiasu has urged FIFA to reconsider their decision to hand...
r Based Violence must end

Ghana needs holistic approach to end gender based violence – Gender Advocate

“As the world marks the 24th anniversary of the declaration of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, initiated in 1991, Ghana...

Racism and Its Legacies Continue to Intensify Amid Community Scuffles

By Abayomi Azikiwe Editor, Pan-African News Wire Over the last two weeks anti-racist demonstrations largely led by African American students have swept the country. Beginning at...
Asylum seekers

Finland condemns racism against asylum seekers

Finnish Government has issued a statement on Friday to condemn the recent racist protest against asylum seekers in Finland. "The Finnish...
Migrants (Pic: AP)

Migrant crises becomes a nightmare for European countries

Photographs of a three-year-old Kurdish migrant child washed up from the beach in Turkey symbolized the worsening humanitarian and political crisis unfolding in Europe. Since the...