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American Airlines accused of racism in woman's seat downgrade

A black woman, who was travelling with her white friend, is accusing American Airlines of racial discrimination after she was bumped from first-class. The airline has apologized but said the decision to downgrade her seat was not based on her race.

Op-Ed: In the wake of the Ferguson riots, 'white privilege' revisited

While protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson and elsewhere continued through the Thanksgiving weekend, the concept of "white privilege" has been presented as an acceptable phraseology.

ANC policies are racist, says De Klerk

Former South African president F.W. de Klerk, who removed the last race-based "Apartheid" laws from South Africa's law books and set Nelson Mandela free, criticized the racist, race-based policies implemented by the now ruling ANC.

Review: Asian letting agents blacklist black tenants Special

London - An undercover investigation by the BBC has turned up what appears to be a scandalous practice by Asian letting agents in London.

Australian store under fire for 'No Indians, Asians' job ad

An Australian supermarket chain has been criticized for a discriminatory ad which prohibits Asians, specifically Indians, from applying for work in their store.

Study: Restaurant servers admit poor service to black customers Special

Almost 40 percent of American restaurant waiters admit to providing black customers inferior service based on the color of their skin, a new study finds.

Filipino Boy Discriminated in Canada Wins $17,000 Damages

The Filipino boy who was discriminated in his school for his eating habits finally got justice from a Canadian court by reversing a decision by a lower court and awarded him damages for discriminatory act.

Fil-Ams Demand 'Genuine & Real Public Apology' from Adam Carolla

Three days after American comedian Adam Carolla made a short sorry statement in his Twitter account, thousands of Filipino-Americans in the US have demanded that Carolla make a 'genuine and real' public apology for his unkind words about the Philippines

South African media spin Irish 'racial visa' case out of control

South African media reported that a white South African woman was recently granted permission to stay in Ireland, writing she applied for the permit because she was at risk in her home country because of racial discrimination.

Philly swim club refuses day care because of 'complexion'

Valley Club in Huntingdon Valley is accused of refusing to allow black children from a day camp to swim. The children allegedly heard members of the club make racial comments about them while they were at the pool.

Racial Tensions Mount from Choice of Louisiana Town School Chief Special

White school board members picked a white candidate for Superintendent of Schools over those widely thought to be better qualified black candidates. The anger is mounting, members of the black community say, hearkening back to uglier times in the town.

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

On 21 March each year, the UN marks the day in 1960 when dozens of peaceful protesters were gunned down by police in the South African township of Sharpeville as they demonstrated against apartheid.

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