#Racism

  • Article: Why Kanye West Was Called Out by Anti-Slavery Campaigners
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    Why Kanye West Was Called Out by Anti-Slavery Campaigners

    May 2, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The rapper's controversial comments have sparked fierce backlash on Twitter. Read more

  • Article: This Girl’s Prom Dress Started a Major Twitter Debate. Here's Why.
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    This Girl’s Prom Dress Started a Major Twitter Debate. Here's Why.

    By Daniele Selby|May 1, 2018

    Daum wore a traditional-style Chinese dress to her prom. The Twitterverse has a lot to say about it. Read more

  • Article: 8 Powerful Reactions to Starbucks’ Decision to Close Its Stores for Racial Bias Training
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    8 Powerful Reactions to Starbucks’ Decision to Close Its Stores for Racial Bias Training

    By Phineas Rueckert|April 18, 2018

    “If you are angry about Starbucks closing for a day...you are kind of part of the problem." Read more

  • Article: New York City Just Removed This Controversial Statue From Central Park
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    New York City Just Removed This Controversial Statue From Central Park

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2018

    All across the US, controversial monuments are being challenged. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President
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    Costa Rica Just Elected Latin America’s First Black Female Vice President

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Daniele Selby|April 3, 2018

    Epsy Campbell Barr is a vocal advocate for equality. Read more

  • Article: Superdrug Accused of Racism for CCTV Warnings in Aisle for Black Hair Products
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    Superdrug Accused of Racism for CCTV Warnings in Aisle for Black Hair Products

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 27, 2018

    Customer Xavy Wright complained it implied “only black people steal.” Read more

  • Article: 12 Inspirational Moments From This Weekend’s Anti-Racism Marches Across Europe
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    12 Inspirational Moments From This Weekend’s Anti-Racism Marches Across Europe

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 19, 2018

    Thousands of protestors marched this weekend to unite against hatred. Read more

  • Article: London Mayor Sadiq Khan Reads Aloud Racist Tweets About Himself
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    London Mayor Sadiq Khan Reads Aloud Racist Tweets About Himself

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 13, 2018

    And he’s making a really serious point about online abuse and hate crime. Read more