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Top French Socialist axed from party over anti-semitic tweet

Paris - A top official in France's Socialist Party was expelled on Tuesday days after tweeting an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron.

Leading Socialist faces inquiry for anti-semitic Macron tweet

Paris - A top official in France's Socialist Party is facing a legal inquiry after tweeted an image with anti-Semitic overtones against President Emmanuel Macron, sources close to the inquiry said Monday.

Brazil marks Black Awareness Day under racism cloud

Rio De Janeiro - Brazil promotes itself as a harmonious blend of races, but the reality as the country celebrates Black Awareness Day on Monday is that the darker your skin, the less chance you have of getting ahead.The numbers are hard to ignore.

Greek PM meets Afghan pupil attacked over flag row

Atenas - Greece's prime minister received on Saturday an Afghan boy whose home in Athens was attacked days after a dispute over his right to carry the Greek flag during a national parade.

S.African pair jailed for forcing black man into coffin

Middelburg - A South African judge on Friday handed down jail terms of 19 and 16 years to two white farmers who filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.

Poland objects to planned visit by US white supremacist

Varsovia - Poland's foreign ministry on Thursday said it objected to a visit by US white supremacist Richard Spencer, whom Polish nationalists have invited to an Independence Day event next month.

Emotions run high as Anne Frank row rages in Italy

Milan - Emotions were still running high in Italy, days after Lazio fans posted anti-semitic photos of Anne Frank in a Roma jersey in the stands of the Stadio Olimpico.

Three arrested in Florida shooting after white supremacist speech

Miami - Three men were arrested after a shooting following white supremacist Richard Spencer's controversial speech at the University of Florida, police said Friday.

White supremacist shouted down at Florida college speech

Gainesville - Hundreds of protesters shouted down white supremacist leader Richard Spencer on Thursday at a university in Florida, forcing him to leave the stage without delivering his planned speech.

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

London - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted.

New book recounts murder of AFP reporter during US civil rights movement

Washington - It was the evening of September 30, 1962 when Agence France-Presse reporter Paul Guihard arrived at the campus of the University of Mississippi.

New book recounts murder of AFP reporter during US civil rights movement

Washington - It was the evening of September 30, 1962 when Agence France-Presse reporter Paul Guihard arrived at the campus of the University of Mississippi.

'Get out,' Air Force general tells bigots on campus

Washington - The head of the US Air Force Academy has delivered an unequivocal rebuke to bigots after the discovery of racist graffiti on campus, telling them: "You need to get out.

Trump still deeply unpopular among black Americans, polls suggest

Washington - Donald Trump won only a fraction of the black vote in last year's US presidential election and opinion polls out this week suggest he remains deeply unpopular among African-Americans.

Netanyahu tells Merkel concerned over rise in anti-Semitism

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday Israel was concerned over a rise in anti-Semitism, after a right-wing nationalist party won seats in Berlin's parliament.

Trump says NFL barbs about patriotism, not race

Washington - US President Donald Trump denied stoking racial tensions Monday, insisting his charged comments that prompted a wave of symbolic protests by NFL players were about patriotism.

NFL controversy has 'nothing to do with race,' Trump says

Washington - President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that an intensifying feud with National Football League players who won't stand during the US national anthem to draw attention to social injustice, has "nothing to do with race.

In political turn, Bieber rallies for Black Lives Matter

New York - Pop star Justin Bieber, known more for headline-grabbing scandals than activism, on Friday took an unexpected political turn as he hailed the Black Lives Matter movement.

In election battle, eastern Germany's first black MP fights hate

Halle - He has been beaten up, received death threats and hundreds of insulting emails, but Karamba Diaby is not one to give up.After winning a seat four years ago as the first African-born black MP in Germany, Diaby, 55, is now seeking re-election.

Trump signs resolution condemning white supremacists

Washington - Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Thursday, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by his equivocal response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

'Anti-Semitic' robbers target Jewish family near Paris

Bobigny - A Jewish family was beaten, held hostage and robbed in their home near Paris because of their religion, French authorities and anti-hate groups said Sunday.

Washington National Cathedral to remove windows of Confederate generals

Washington - The Washington National Cathedral is to remove two stained glass windows honoring Confederate generals following last month's deadly violence at a white supremacists' rally, church leaders said on Wednesday.

Soldiers among five neo-Nazi terror suspects held in UK, Cyprus

London - Five alleged members of a banned British neo-Nazi group were arrested on terror offences Tuesday, among them serving soldiers including one deployed in Cyprus, the UK defence ministry said.

Bell Pottinger accused of 'racial' S.Africa PR campaign

London - British public relations firm Bell Pottinger was expelled from a trade body Tuesday over a controversial campaign in South Africa which was found "likely to inflame racial discord".

US cop who said 'we only kill black people' loses job

Washington - A Georgia police lieutenant who faced being fired over racially charged comments captured on dash-cam footage has announced his retirement, according to local media.

UN chief condemns neo-Nazism, politicians 'who exploit fear'

Telavi - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday condemned the recent white supremacist rally in the United States as well as "political figures who exploit fear to win votes".

Australia state scraps place names with N-word

Sydney - Ten place names containing the word "nigger" in northeast Australia will be renamed due to their racially offensive connotations, the Queensland state government said Tuesday.

Violence breaks out at Berkeley political rally

Los Angeles - Thousands of counter protesters clashed with supporters of President Donald Trump in California on Sunday, leading to more than a dozen arrests, police and witnesses said.

Right-wing rally in San Francisco canceled over fears of violence

Los Angeles - Organizers of a right-wing rally set for Saturday in San Francisco said they have canceled the event over fear of a "huge riot," as the nation remains on edge after a recent white nationalist demonstration that ended in bloodshed.

Two S.African farmers found guilty in 'coffin assault' case

Middelburg - A South African judge on Friday found two white farmers guilty of attempted murder after they filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive.
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A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fle...
A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fleet on 26th Jan 1788 since when Britain’s undesirables had been sent to a new land on a regular basis, and Captain J.Cook reached this continent on 19th April 1770-so, what is a link between “231 years” and 2012 as stated on a wall in Brunswick, the inner Melbourne suburb?
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Harmony Science Academy NW in Houston is being sued for racism.
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Six African Australian schoolkids kicked out of Apple Melbourne store.
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Eight members of the elite Tuskegee Airmen standing in front of a P-40 fighter aircraft. Tuskegee Airmen - Circa May 1942 to Aug 1943 Location unknown, likely Southern Italy or North Africa. Contrary to negative predictions from some quarters, a combination of pre-war experience and the personal drive of those accepted for training, far from failing, had resulted in some of the best pilots in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Nevertheless, the Tuskegee Airmen continued to have to fight racism.
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A real sad state of an Australian education: the Australia Day commemorates arrival of the First Fle...
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2010 Carnival of Culture, Berlin
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SAPS watches an illegal immigrant, set alight by locals, burn
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Two of the four stools at the woolworths whites only counter originally in Greensboro, N Carolina. Displayed in the National Museum of American History, Washington DC
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Neo-nazi skinhead with a patch in German that reads "Skinheads - White and proud"
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Racist lynching of blacks was common throughout the South during the Jim Crow era.
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Evan Solomon hosts Power & Politics on CBC-TV.
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RFE/RL Facebook post with introduction alleging "wholesale racism" in Israel.
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Capture from The Sun's leaked John Galliano video.
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