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Woman Who Just Lit Olympic Flame Tweeted Racist Picture Of The Obamas
World  (tags: world, society, politics, human rights, racism, Sochi Winter Olympics, news, freedoms, ethics )

Carrie
- 69 days ago - theguardian.com
Homophobia just wasn't enough ~ Irina Rodnina tweeted doctored photo of US leader with fruit - in country where black athletes are taunted with them regularly.
Elite Winemaker Shunned for Calling Italy's Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge a 'Dirty Black Monkey'
World  (tags: Italy, racism, world, society, government, culture, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, europe, humans )

Carrie
- 230 days ago - rawstory.com
Fulvio Bressan took to the Internet to rant against Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge, an Italian citizen born in what is now Democratic Republic of Congo. Bressan called the minister a "dirty black monkey" and other racist epithets, later defending...
Condemn City Council for Preventing Black Bus Riders From Entering White Suburb
World  (tags: world, humanrights, usa, RACISM, ACTION )

Rose
- 235 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Condemn the Beavercreek City Council for enacting hurdles to prevent bus riding minorities from entering a predominately white Ohio suburb
Hospital Bars Black Nurse From Caring for Newborn
World  (tags: world, usa, humanrights, ACTION, RACISM )

Rose
- 419 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: The Board of Managers at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan Goal: Apologize to nurse Tonya Battle for supporting decision to bar her from caring for a newborn based on her race Tonya Battle has been a nurse at Hurley Medical Center
Lebanese Liberal: Hatred Of Jews A Basic Principle In Muslim Brotherhood Philosophy
World  (tags: Lebanese, MB, racism, antisemitic, middle-east )

Alexandra
- 452 days ago - memri.org
In an article posted January 9, 2013 on Elaph.com, Lebanese liberal Joseph Bishara wrote that hatred of Jews is a basic principle in the philosophy of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB). The article came in response to statements by Egyptian senior MB official '
Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution
World  (tags: Remaining Awake Through a Great Revoluti, Martin Luther King Jr, We will Overcome, poverty, racism, injustice, human rights, speech, history, historical speech, leadership )

Dandelion
- 453 days ago - mlk-kpp01.stanford.edu
One of the liabilities of life is all too many people find themselves living amid a great period of social change, yet fail to develop the new attitudes, the new mental responses, that the new situation demands. They end up sleeping through a revolution.
Denmark: Majority Muslims on Town Council Refuse Traditional Christmas Tree, Party After Using Funds for Eid Party
World  (tags: Denmark, Muslims, intolerance, anti-Christian, Christmas Tree, Eid, Racism, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, corruption, freedoms, violence )

Rob and J
- 509 days ago - cphpost.dk
The board had voted against paying 8,000 kroner for the annual Christmas tree and party, but had earlier in the year approved the payment of 60,000 kroner for a party celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid. TV crew attacked for reporting the story.
Anti-Semitic Attacks on the Rise in Berlin
World  (tags: world, politics, anti-semitism, Germany, racism, society, news, conflict )

Cal
- 565 days ago - theglobeandmail.com
A leading member of Germany's Jewish community had to point to a gun he was carrying to ward off a young man shouting anti-Semitic comments - the latest in a string of racist incidents in Berlin that has shocked Jews and city authorities.
Mitt Romney Denies Criticizing Palestinian Culture
World  (tags: politics, Palestine, Israel, media, racism, world, middle-east, society )

Carrie
- 625 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Palestinian officials accused the Republican presidential candidate of racism for suggesting that culture helps explain the economic disparity between Israelis and Palestinians.
IN RUSSIA, THE WORST KIND OF RACISM ARRIVES ON CAMPUS
World  (tags: world, politics, prejudice, Russia, racism, students, education, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 687 days ago - worldcrunch.com
Foreign students in the Russian city of Orenburg are being asked to move out of their dorms because city officials think African students risk raping children in the nearby summer camp. And this is supposed to be a Russian city known for tolerance...
Stop Racism in The Healthcare Industry - Equality in Nursing
World  (tags: world, usa, PETITION, Racism, Nurses )

Rose
- 738 days ago - gopetition.com
There is too much racism in the Health Care Industry. Nurses of Color and of different origin are being discriminated against needlessly and losing their jobs.
Racist Note Left Next to Murder Victim's Body
World  (tags: world, usa, violence, Death, Racism, woman, wrongHumanRights, freedoms )

Rose
- 751 days ago - au.news.yahoo.com
A note was left next to the body of an Iraqi woman reading, "Go back to your own country. You're a terrorist", after she was bashed to death. Shaima Al Awadhi, 32, was found lying in a pool of blood in her family California home after being
Roma Defenseless Against Extremist Vigilantes
World  (tags: society, politics, racism, Hungary, Roma people, gypsies, world, news, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', humanrights )

Cal
- 1084 days ago - spiegel.de
Right-wing extremists have been on the rise for years in Hungary, and the country's Roma population lives in increasing terror. The government of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has preferred to look the other way as vigilante groups have supplanted the rule
Botswana President in Racist Outburst Against Kalahari Bushmen
World  (tags: africa, society, politics, humanrights, racism, indigenous rights, Kalahari bushmen, humans, news, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, world )

Cal
- 1223 days ago - survivalinternational.org
In an astonishing outburst, Botswana's president has today described the Kalahari Bushmen as 'primeval', 'primitive' and 'backward'.
Liberia: War-Weary, With Echoes of Old Dixie
World  (tags: africa, politics, history, Liveria, racism, society, news, interesting, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world )

Cal
- 1231 days ago - allafrica.com
In many ways, Liberia reminds me of Afghanistan circa 2002: war-weary country trying to right itself; bombed-out infrastructure; squabbling ethnic groups; battered women asserting themselves; warlords insisting that they've had a change of heart.
 

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