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Dutch populist Wilders to be tried for 'fewer Moroccans' vow

Den Haag - Dutch far-right populist lawmaker Geert Wilders is be tried for inciting racial hatred after pledging in March to ensure there were "fewer Moroccans" in the Netherlands, prosecutors said Thursday.

Israel arrests 10 in anti-Arab extremist swoop

Jerusalem - Israeli police on Tuesday arrested 10 members of extremist anti-Arab group Lehava which has been linked to an attack last month on a Jewish-Arab school.

Thousands rally in US cities to protest police killings

New York - Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in New York and Washington, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police.

Thousands rally across US over police killings

New York - Thousands of protesters paralyzed parts of New York and Washington on Saturday, stepping up demonstrations across the United States demanding justice for black men killed by white police.

Obama: Racism 'deeply rooted' in American society

President Barack Obama said that racism is "deeply rooted" in American society during an interview to be aired on Black Entertainment Television on Monday evening.

Op-Ed: Why Mark Wahlberg deserves no pardon

Boston - Famous actor Mark Wahlberg was a wild child! Perhaps unknown to many cinephiles, Marky Mark, prior to his modeling and acting days, brutally attacked two Asian men while committing a robbery at age 16. Today, Wahlberg wants a pardon. He shouldn't get it.

French minister condemns brutal 'anti-Semitic' attack on couple

Cr - France's interior minister on Wednesday condemned an "anti-Semitic" attack on a young couple that saw armed assailants storm into their apartment, rape the woman and steal jewelry and bank cards.

Chris Rock on race: Blacks the same, but whites are getting nicer

In an interview with Vulture mag, comedian Chris Rock arguably nails what is a big thorn in the side of black people in the U.S. - white people. It's not blacks getting better, always been good, his argument goes, it's white people doing the improving

Obama to move on police body cameras after Ferguson unrest

Washington - President Barack Obama will seek to release funds aimed at equipping more US police officers with body cameras following the racially charged fatal shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, the White House said.

New York bracing for grand jury decision in police chokehold case

New York - One week after violence in Ferguson, New York is anxiously bracing for a separate grand jury decision in another racially charged case involving a white police officer and the death of an African-American.

Black residents protect white-owned store in Ferguson

Ferguson - Racism was transcended in Ferguson when four armed black men stood their ground to protect a white-owned store from looters.

Policeman who shot Ferguson teenager dead resigns

Ferguson - The white policeman who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson has resigned, but it failed to deter angry protesters demanding justice and reform.

U.S. protesters force closure of mall near Ferguson

Saint Louis - U.S. protesters forced a crowded St Louis mall to close for around two hours on Friday, demanding a boycott to post-Thanksgiving shopping and justice for an unarmed black teenager killed by police.

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.

UN watchdog slams police shootings of blacks in US

Geneva - A UN watchdog on Friday slammed police shootings of blacks in the United States, days after a decision not to prosecute a white officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teen sparked nationwide protests.

Cop at center of Ferguson case to leave force

Washington - The Missouri police officer who killed an unarmed black teen sparking months of protests in the city of Ferguson will never return to policing, his lawyer said.

New U.S. police shooting in spotlight, calm in Ferguson

Ferguson - A video showing Cleveland police shooting dead a black youth raised new questions about U.S. police treatment of young African Americans, as calm returned to the flashpoint town of Ferguson on the Thanksgiving holiday.

Ferguson cleans up, but passions still inflamed

Ferguson - Protesters tried to storm St Louis city hall on Wednesday after two days of nationwide protests against the decision not to prosecute a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teenager.

Protests across US as troops deployed in Ferguson

Ferguson - Protest marches sprang up across the United States on Tuesday, and police battled to stifle another night of unrest in Ferguson, ground zero of America's latest racially-charged riots.

Troop force tripled in Ferguson as Obama condemns violence

Ferguson - More than 2,000 soldiers were ordered into the riot-torn US town of Ferguson on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama condemned violence which erupted after a grand jury chose not to charge a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teen.

Troop force tripled in Ferguson as local anger mounts

Ferguson - More than 2,000 soldiers were ordered into the riot-torn US town of Ferguson on Tuesday as the family of a slain black teenager denounced the "broken" justice system that failed to indict the white policeman who shot him.

Op-Ed: The real lessons behind the Ferguson grand jury decision

Ferguson - It's a maelstrom in Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury decided not to indict police officer Darren Wilson after he killed Michael Brown, an unarmed teen. Wilson was white, Brown was black, and the case mixed alleged racism with police abuse of force.

Ferguson: Jury heard new narrative of teen's shooting

Ferguson - Black teen Michael Brown was fatally shot by policeman Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, after an altercation at the side of the officer's car and 12 gunshots, a prosecutor said Monday.

Riot after US jury fails to indict Ferguson policeman

Ferguson - Protesters set buildings ablaze and looted stores in the US town of Ferguson after a grand jury chose not to press charges against a white officer who shot dead a black teen.

U.S. jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Ferguson - The governor of the U.S. state of Missouri urged calm on Monday ahead of a verdict on whether to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.

US jury reaches decision in Ferguson police shooting

Ferguson - A US grand jury has reached a decision on whether or not to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager in a tense suburb, prosecutors said Monday.

Protesters demand indictment of policeman in Ferguson shooting

Saint Louis - More than 100 protesters marched through St Louis, stepping up pressure on a grand jury to indict a white police officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.

Security stepped up ahead of Ferguson grand jury decision

Ferguson - St Louis police erected barricades and businesses were boarded up Sunday as the clock ticked down to a grand jury decision on whether to indict a white officer for shooting dead an unarmed black teenager.

Tense Ferguson braces for U.S. grand jury decision

Ferguson - The father of a black teenager killed by police in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson sought to ease tensions as protesters stepped up calls for a grand jury to indict the white officer responsible.

Top Nevada GOP lawmaker called blacks 'simple-minded darkies'

Sparks - The Nevada lawmaker selected as Assembly speaker candidate by the new Republican majority has a long history of racist and homophobic statements, including calling blacks "simple-minded darkies" and falsely linking homosexuality to child molestation.
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2010 Carnival of Culture, Berlin
 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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Joel Ward of Washington subjected to racists tweets (CRPT)
Joel Ward of Washington subjected to racists tweets (CRPT)
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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
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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
Ed Siasoco (aka SC Fiasco)
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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Screenshot via public petition
Grand Wizard Steven Howard
Grand Wizard Steven Howard
ABC "Nightline"
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"
Screenshot
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.
Wikipedia
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
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.
wikipedia
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
Listing showing thumbnail from the YouTube of Katy Perry s American Music Awards performance of her ...
Listing showing thumbnail from the YouTube of Katy Perry's American Music Awards performance of her new song "Unconditionally."
Screenshot via YouTube
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.
YouTube
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?
File photo: Ku Klux Klan members burn a cross during a  cross lighting  outside Tupelo  Miss.
File photo: Ku Klux Klan members burn a cross during a "cross lighting" outside Tupelo, Miss.
ABC "Nightline"
Robert Borden  who attended the school from 1966 to 1984  hugs Premier McNeil following the apology.
Robert Borden, who attended the school from 1966 to 1984, hugs Premier McNeil following the apology.
Nova Scotia Government
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See? Their very own movie theater!