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Baltimore deploys Guard troops as riots erupt

Baltimore - Authorities ordered thousands of police and National Guard troopers to back up beleaguered officers in the US city of Baltimore after riots triggered by anger over alleged police brutality.

Maryland National Guard on alert over Baltimore riots: Governor

Baltimore - The Maryland National Guard was placed on alert Monday as riots and looting broke out in the streets of Baltimore following the funeral of an African American man who died in police custody.

Baltimore riot: Seven officers hurt, one 'unresponsive'

Baltimore - At least seven US police officers were wounded Monday and one of them was "unresponsive" after clashes erupted in the city of Baltimore, Captain Eric Kowalczyk told reporters.

Baltimore man who died in police custody mourned

Baltimore - Family and friends gathered Monday for the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man whose death in custody triggered a fresh wave of protests over US police tactics.

Baltimore police arrest 34 after violent protests

Washington - Police arrested 34 people when protests over the death of a black man in custody spiraled into violence in Baltimore, authorities said, calling for calm in the tense US city.

Funeral planned for black man hurt in police custody

Washington - Violent protests in Baltimore yielded to calm Sunday, as mourners readied a funeral wake for Freddie Gray, an African American man who died of injuries sustained while in police custody.

Violence mars Baltimore protest over police custody death

Baltimore - Protesters rampaged through downtown Baltimore as the city's biggest demonstration yet over the death of a young African-American man in police custody turned violent.

S.Africa suspends parliament to fight xenophobia

Cape Town - South Africa's parliament will be suspended from next week to enable lawmakers to return to their constituencies to spread the anti-xenophobia message, in the wake of deadly attacks on African migrants.

Discrimination a daily struggle for immigrants in S.Africa

Johanesburg - Immigrants fleeing a wave of deadly xenophobic violence in South Africa have described how fear drove them to try to hide their nationalities even before the attacks began.

Protesters demand answers over Baltimore police death

Baltimore - Police arrested two people on a fifth day of street protests in Baltimore over the death of an African American man in police custody that has yet to be fully explained.

Johannesburg marchers condemn attacks on immigrants

Johanesburg - Several thousand demonstrators marched through central Johannesburg on Thursday to protest against a spate of deadly attacks on immigrants, after further raids by the authorities on suspected gang hideouts.

Zuma vows action over immigrant attacks as army deployed

Johanesburg - President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday pledged to tackle xenophobia in South Africa as troops were sent in to support police in a crackdown against attacks on immigrants that have left at least seven people dead.

S.Africa's Zulu king caught up in xenophobia blame game

Cape Town - In his royal leopardskin regalia, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini conjures up Hollywood images of his once-feared tribe and the legendary warrior-king Shaka, his direct ancestor.

South Africa deploys army to quell anti-immigrant attacks

Johanesburg - South African soldiers deployed overnight Tuesday to tackle gangs hunting down and killing foreigners after at least seven people died in a wave of anti-immigrant violence, AFP photographers witnessed.

South Africa to deploy army over anti-immigrant attacks

Johanesburg - South African soldiers will be deployed to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven people in several weeks of unrest, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said Tuesday.

Foreigners tell of being 'hunted like dogs' in South Africa

Blantyre - Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return to the country where they had sought a new life.

Zulu king denies inciting S.Africa anti-immigrant attacks

Durban - Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday denied whipping up xenophobic hatred in South Africa after he was accused of triggering violence that has left at least seven people dead and forced thousands from their homes.

Greek Golden Dawn trial opens with top defendants absent

Atenas - The trial of 69 members of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn on charges of running a criminal organisation began Monday in the absence of the party leader and other main defendants.

Greece uneasy as trial opens for neo-Nazi Golden Dawn

Atenas - Dozens of people linked to Greece's neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party go on trial Monday on charges ranging from murder to participation in a criminal organisation, as officials brace for trouble among rival protesters at the scene.

US officers suspended after latest death of black man in custody

Washington - Several Baltimore police officers have been suspended after an African American man died of spinal cord injuries in police custody, police said Monday, pledging to thoroughly investigate the incident.

German minister warns against xenophobia

Berlin - Germany's foreign minister warned Sunday against racism and xenophobia, at a ceremony marking 70 years since the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp Sachsenhausen near Berlin.

Greece set for trial of neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party

Atenas - Greece begins one of its most publicised trials in decades on Monday, with dozens of people linked to the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party facing charges including murder and participation in a criminal organisation.

S. Africa violence echoes deadly 2008 precedent

Johanesburg - The spate of attacks on foreigners in South Africa that has claimed the lives of at least seven people is chillingly reminiscent of even deadlier violence in 2008 that killed 62 and sent thousands seeking refuge.

S. Africa vows crackdown against anti-immigrant attacks

Pretoria - South Africa on Sunday vowed to hunt down those behind a wave of attacks targeting immigrants, saying 307 people had been arrested over violence that has left at least seven people dead.

French PM launches action plan against 'unbearable' racism

Cr - 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.

Zuma calls for calm as S.Africa immigrant attacks spread

Cape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm as a wave of anti-immigrant violence spread to Johannesburg, raising fears the country's dire economic woes could spark widespread unrest.

Top French court overturns ban on 'racist' cakes

Marseille - France's top administrative court on Thursday overturned a ban on the display in a pastry shop of "racist" cakes in the shape of a naked man and woman coated in dark chocolate.

S.Africans march against spreading immigrant attacks

Johanesburg - 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.

Video shows Arizona police intentionally run over suspect

Washington - Arizona police released video showing an officer using his cruiser to intentionally run over a suspect, triggering new questions about what critics call excessive use of force by officers in the US.

40 percent of hate crimes in Spain targeted gays

Madrid - Forty percent of the 1,285 hate crimes reported to police across Spain last year targeted gays and lesbians, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
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The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow - these signs were common throughout the south even after laws made th...
The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow - these signs were common throughout the south even after laws made them illegal. www.pbs.org/wnet/jimcrow/
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Young women  from the Nu Gamma chapter of Chi Omega at Penn State  in hot water for this racially in...
Young women, from the Nu Gamma chapter of Chi Omega at Penn State, in hot water for this racially insensitive photo.
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Two of the four stools at the woolworths  whites only counter  originally in Greensboro  N Carolina....
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
Ed Siasoco (aka SC Fiasco)
A pastor friend of Republican state Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver at a Halloween party dressed in  black fa...
A pastor friend of Republican state Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver at a Halloween party dressed in "black face"
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Demonstrators carry signs last month at a protest in Ferguson  Missouri  over the police shooting of...
Demonstrators carry signs last month at a protest in Ferguson, Missouri, over the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager, 14 August 2014. The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis
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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?
A U.S. district court judge in Houston  Texas  denied bail for Conrad Alvin Barrett   charged with a...
A U.S. district court judge in Houston, Texas, denied bail for Conrad Alvin Barrett, charged with a federal hate crime in connection with a "knockout" assault against an elderly black man (12/27/2013)
Texas Department of Public Safety
Screenshot shows a picture of  R.C  the 79 year-old African American man who prosecutors say was att...
Screenshot shows a picture of R.C, the 79 year-old African American man who prosecutors say was attacked by Conrad Alvin Barrett for a "knockout game" assault.
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Eight members of the elite Tuskegee Airmen standing in front of a P-40 fighter aircraft. Tuskegee Ai...
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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Harmony Science Academy NW in Houston is being sued for racism.
Harmony Science Academy NW in Houston is being sued for racism.
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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?
See? Their very own movie theater!
See? Their very own movie theater!
Protest observer (Walter Gadsden) in Birmingham  Alabama  USA  on 3 May 1963  being attacked by poli...
Protest observer (Walter Gadsden) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. See Birmingham campaign.
Bill Hudson
Neo-nazi skinhead with a patch in German that reads  Skinheads - White and proud
Neo-nazi skinhead with a patch in German that reads "Skinheads - White and proud"
Marek Peters
This Nov. 7  2012 photo shows model Karlie Kloss wearing an Indian headdress during the taping of th...
This Nov. 7, 2012 photo shows model Karlie Kloss wearing an Indian headdress during the taping of the 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at the Sixty-Ninth Regiment Armory in New York City.
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2010 Carnival of Culture  Berlin
2010 Carnival of Culture, Berlin
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SAPS watches an illegal immigrant  set alight by locals  burn
SAPS watches an illegal immigrant, set alight by locals, burn
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Racist lynching of blacks was common throughout the South during the Jim Crow era.
Racist lynching of blacks was common throughout the South during the Jim Crow era.
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