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Troops exit, orderly protests unfold in US town

Ferguson - Protests unfolded peacefully in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.

St. Louis police allegedly shoot another African American suspect

St Louis - A cell phone video has emerged showing St. Louis police allegedly shooting an African American male in broad daylight after he stole two sodas from a local store.

Indigenous people in Winnipeg feel the sting of racism Special

Winnipeg - Winnipeg is the capital city of "Friendly Manitoba," where indigenous people reside in numbers higher than any other city in Canada. Thanks to a comment from the wife of a mayoral candidate, racism is once again in the spotlight.

Barneys agrees to pay $525,000 to settle racial profiling case

New York - Two African-American customers claimed that Managers at Barneys of New York were racially profiling black and Latino customers. Now after several months they have agreed to pay $525,000 to settle the charges.

Turkey PM Erdogan under fire over 'ugly to be called Armenian' jibe

Istanbul - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday faced accusations of racism days before he stands in presidential elections after saying in a television interview that it was ugly to be called an Armenian.

Ted Nugent’s comments lead to casino performance cancellations

The Puyallup Native American tribe, which owns the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington, has cancelled two upcoming Ted Nugent shows on August 2 and 3 due to “racist and hate-filled remarks” he made.

Glenn Beck may set astounding legal precedent on public figures

Glenn Beck, the famous conservative political commentator, has created the possibility of a groundbreaking legal precedent while defending himself in a defamation lawsuit.

Op-Ed: Why whites are so riled by AG Holder's assertions of racism

Attorney General Eric Holder has courted controversially by asserting, and defending his assertions, that racism is partly to blame for the vitriol frequently aimed at president Barack Obama and himself. Conservatives claim he is playing the "race card."

Op-Ed: Rob Ford: Toronto's first black mayor

Toronto - An opinion piece in defense of Toronto's most divisive and infamous mayor Rob Ford, and the city's brutal treatment towards him.

YouTube more popular than live TV Special

Mountain View - A new report by Noah Sterling on Mashable says YouTube is now more popular than broadcast TV. The Google-owned video hosting site continues to grow in popularity, but increasing numbers of channels controlled by hate groups are raising red flags.

Greek police fire tear gas at Golden Dawn protesters

Athens - Greek police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of Golden Dawn supporters protesting outside an Athens court where the neo-Nazi party's leader was appearing on Friday.

KKK increasing recruitment efforts in several states

Montgomery - Residents in Tallahassee were horrified when they woke up to leaflets left on their property overnight by a faction of the Ku Klux Klan.

Op-Ed: Is the U.S. Army racist for naming helicopters after Native tribes?

Washington, D. C. - In the wake of the recent flap over the name of a US sports team, some have questioned the cultural sensitivity of the US Army’s practice of naming its helicopters after Native American tribes, leaders, and terms.

Review: ‘Twelve Angry Men’ remains powerful in flawed Toronto production Special

Toronto - A stinging, gripping defence of presumption of innocence, “Twelve Angry Men” hasn’t lost any of its guts after nearly 60 years. It’s a credit to Reginald Rose’s sharp writing that the play overcomes the flaws of Soulpepper’s production.

Washington Redskins stripped of their trademarks

The U.S. Patent Office has issued a final order to shut down the name Redskins, ruling that the term "Redskins" was disparaging to "a substantial composite" of American Indians.

Brazil enacts 20 percent quotas for blacks in federal jobs

Bras - Brazil approved a law Monday creating 20 percent quotas for mixed race and black Brazilians in government jobs, in a country where more than half of the population has African roots.

Clouds over French far-right party as father and daughter row

Paris - The unity of France's far-right National Front has cracked as founder Jean-Marie Le Pen and his daughter and party leader Marine engaged in an unprecedented public war of words, just as she is struggling to create a new EU eurosceptic group.

Pun by French far-right party founder slammed as anti-Semitic

Paris - Anti-racism campaigners reacted with outrage on Sunday to an apparent anti-Semitic pun by France's former far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen that even his own party and daughter were quick to criticise.

Tennessee cotton gin boss threatens to lynch black workers

A supervisor at a Tennessee cotton gin has been fired after he was secretly recorded making racist death threats and racially abusing black workers.

French court defers decision on handover of Brussels shooting suspect

Paris - A French court said it would rule next Thursday on whether a French Islamist arrested on suspicion of a triple murder at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, can be handed over to Belgium.

Europe's Jews grapple with 'new anti-Semitism'

Paris - From his kosher store in Paris, David Slama has watched the rise of a violent "new anti-Semitism" for more than a decade. Last month's bloodshed at the Jewish Museum in Brussels, he says, was only a question of time. "Anti-Semitism?

Brussels shooting suspect to fight French handover to Belgium

Paris - Mehdi Nemmouche, the French Islamist arrested on suspicion of a triple murder at the Brussels Jewish Museum, is to contest being handed over by France to Belgium, his lawyer said Wednesday.Nemmouche was arrested in Marseille on Friday.

Is Europe safe? Questions after arrest of Brussels shooting suspect

Paris - Has Europe under-estimated the security threat posed by battle-hardened homegrown Islamic militants returning from Syria?

Brussels shooting suspect's journey from troubled childhood to jihad

Tourcoing - Born in one of the poorest towns in France, Brussels shooting suspect Mehdi Nemmouche was abandoned by his mother, shunted from one foster home to another and evolved from a petty criminal to a hardened jihadist.

Teacher suspended for accusations of racism

Monroe - Two weeks before he retires, a middle school teacher is struck with a large dose of political correctness when he teaches a history lesson on racism in the United States and shows a video with blackface on it.

Frenchman 'admits to' Brussels shooting in video

Paris - A Frenchman who spent over a year in Syria has claimed responsibility for last week's deadly shooting at a Jewish Museum in Brussels in a video recording, prosecutors said Sunday.

Mississippi judge accused of racist assault on disabled man

Canton - A white Mississippi judge stands accused of striking a mentally disabled black man at a flea market, yelling "run, nigger run" during the assault.

Greek neo-Nazis hold position, aim for Europe

Athens - Less than a year ago, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras had vowed to "eradicate" neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn as an investigation began into the party's allegedly criminal activities.

Kim Kardashian aware of racism more than ever after having North

Kim Kardashian said in a post that her discovery of motherhood changed her as a person, but at the same time it also changed her views of the world and society.

Israel hate crimes 'poison atmosphere' for pope visit

Haifa - The head of the Roman Catholic church in the Holy Land said Sunday that Israeli hate crimes against local Muslims and Christians are souring relations ahead of a papal visit.
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Grand Wizard Steven Howard
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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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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)
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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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Listing showing thumbnail from the YouTube of Katy Perry's American Music Awards performance of her new song "Unconditionally."
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Polish and Ukrainian stadiums without racism
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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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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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SAPS watches an illegal immigrant, set alight by locals, burn
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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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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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A pastor friend of Republican state Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver at a Halloween party dressed in "black face"
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The New Faces of Racism
The New Faces of Racism
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 We Are One’ says message on Clippers website after NBA bans Donald Sterling
"We Are One’ says message on Clippers website after NBA bans Donald Sterling
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Capture from The Sun's leaked John Galliano video.
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Evan Solomon hosts Power & Politics on CBC-TV.
Evan Solomon hosts Power & Politics on CBC-TV.
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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.
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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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