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The Refugee Roadtripping Through Regional Australia To End Racism

4 min read

Prudence Melom was just four years old when she and her family fled their home in Chad.

World

World

John William King Executed For Notorious Hate Crime

2 min read

An avowed white racist has been executed in Texas for the murder of a black man who was chained to a truck then dragged for five kilometres along a road.

Kumar Yogeeswaran

Kumar Yogeeswaran

Do You Know A Casual Racist? Dismissing It Is Dangerous -- Here's Why

6 min read

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks a month ago, New Zealanders are grappling with difficult, albeit necessary, questions about discrimination and casual racism.

News

News

Supermarket Apologises For 'Racist' Chocolate Duck

1 min read

UK supermarket chain Waitrose has apologised after a Twitter user drew attention to the labelling on a dark chocolate duck.

World

World

Burger King Pulls Chopstick Advert After Online Backlash

1 min read

Burger King pulled a promotional video in New Zealand showing customers trying to eat burgers with chopsticks after it sparked an outcry in China and demands for an apology from the US fast food chain.

World

World

Facebook Charged With Racial Discrimination In Targeted Ads

2 min read

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged Facebook Inc on Thursday with violating the Fair Housing Act, alleging that the company’s targeted advertising discriminated on the basis of race and colour.

Crime

Crime

Authorities Investigating Racist Nazi Graffiti At Ethnic Restaurants

1 min read

Vandals have graffitied vile racial slurs and swastikas across three restaurants in Sydney's north west -- an area known for its Asian immigrant population.

World

World

University Suspends Fraternity Over Racist Video

1 min read

A University of Georgia fraternity has been suspended after a viral video appeared to show fraternity members using racial slurs.

Sport

Sport

Fury Over Yet Another AFL 'Monkey' Slur

1 min read

Another week, another social media coward slamming an AFL star.

Amal Awad

Amal Awad

A Lack Of Authentic Storytelling Is Driving Hatred And Division

5 min read

In 2014, prolific director Ridley Scott’s biblical epic "Exodus: Gods and Kings", was criticised for its predominantly white casting.

Updated

Updated

The Australian Nazi 2.0, And Why We Need To Take The Threat More Seriously

5 min read

The far-right extremist behind the Christchurch mosque terror attack, who believes in 'white genocide' is part of a growing number of radicalized Anglo-Australians, experts warn.

Tech

Tech

Self-Driving Cars Struggle To Recognise Dark-Skinned Pedestrians

1 min read

A new report has found sensors and cameras used in autonomous cars are better at detecting people with lighter skin tones.

National

National

'Evil F**king Jew': Antisemitic Abuse At 'Unprecedented' Levels Online

3 min read

A prominent Jewish Australian has been bombarded with antisemitic harassment in "unprecedented levels", following a campaign against conspiracy theorist David Icke.

World

World

This Site Translates Words With Controversial Racial And Sexual Explanations

3 min read

French site Reverso has been criticised for offering up anti-Semitic, racist and sexist explanations of words.

National

National

'Golliwog' Balloon Banned From Canberra Ballooning Event

1 min read

A hot air balloon, named 'Black Magic', has been banned by event organisers at this year's Canberra Balloon Spectacular.

Sport

Sport

What The AFL Must Do After The Latest 'Cowardly' Racist Slur

2 min read

The fact that this headline contains the word "latest" is sickening.

News

News

LGBTQI Group Fears Backlash Over 'Fake' Hate Crimes

3 min read

When U.S. actor Jussie Smollett claimed he was the victim of a homophobic and racist hate crime last month, everyone from politicians to the Hollywood elite rushed to support him.

Crime

Crime

Brothers Claim Jussie Smollett Paid Them To Participate In Alleged Attack

2 min read

The two Nigerian brothers arrested in connection with the assault on "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects in the attack. They're now cooperating with police.

News

News

On Hate: Australia's Reluctance To Talk About It, Let Alone Deal With It

4 min read

Former Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane knows the subject of his newly published fifth book, On Hate, all too well.

Updated

Updated

Katy Perry Says She's 'Saddened' By Blackface Shoe Claims

2 min read

Two department stores pulled shoes from Katy Perry's range after racism claims.

World

World

Gucci Apologises Amid Backlash Over $1,200 'Blackface' Jumper

1 min read

Gucci has removed a controversial sweater from its website and apologised after some people said the sweater resembled blackface.

World

World

U.S. Governor Apologises For 'Blackface' Yearbook Photos

2 min read

Virginia Govenor Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page surfaced Friday, containing a photograph of two unidentified men -- one appears to be wearing blackface standing next to another in a Ku Klux Klan costume.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Jussie Smollett Cancels Meet And Greet With Fans 'For Security Reasons'

2 min read

Actor and singer Jussie Smollett has cancelled a meet and greet session at his first concert back since being the victim of a suspected hate crime in Chicago.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Empire' Actor Jussie Smollett Had Noose Wrapped Around His Neck In Attack

2 min read

Police are investigating a possible hate crime against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett who claimed he was attacked on a Chicago street by two men who wrapped a rope around his neck and yelled racial and homophobic slurs.

National

National

'You Should Have Died In Auschwitz': Melbourne Rabbi Abused In Anti-Semitic Rant

3 min read

A Melbourne rabbi has been left "terrified" after being blasted with a shocking anti-Semitic rant while driving, in which he was told he "should have died in Auschwitz".

National

National

Kerri-Anne Kennerley Told To 'Give Up Her White Privilege'

2 min read

Former politician Lidia Thorpe told Studio 10 panelist Kerri-Anne Kennerley to 'give up her white privilege' during a heated debate with Jacinta Nampijinpa Price on Australia Day protests.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

The Banner At The Big Bash Was Right, It's More Than OK To Be White

4 min read

Thursday, at a Big Bash game in Perth, punters were exposed to a rather racist banner, claiming ‘It’s OK to be white.’

Updated

Updated

'It's Ok To Be White' Banner Unveiled At Big Bash Cricket Match

1 min read

Cricket fans have caused outrage after a banner with a white-supremacist phrase was unveiled at the Big Bash League. 

News

News

A Japanese Noodle Company Has Apologised For 'Whitewashing' Naomi Osaka

1 min read

One of the worlds largest instant-noodle company has canned its new advertising campaign after it was ripped to shreds on social media

Politics

Politics

When Is It Fair To Call Someone A 'Nazi'?

6 min read

It's the question that has divided media and critics all week, with no clear-cut or easy answer.

Music

Music

Spice Girls May Drop Racist Lyric For Reunion Tour

1 min read

It's the one lyric that had us saying "Zigazig-HUH?" but it looks like the Spice Girls may be changing their tune.

National

National

Race Discrimination Complaints Almost Doubled In 2018

1 min read

Complaints of racial discrimination made to Victoria's Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission have gone up nearly 90 percent in just one year.

TV

TV

Aussie Actress Samara Weaving Leaves US Over On Set Misconduct

4 min read

With SMILF about to air its second season, the show's creator has come under fire for alleged on-set misconduct.

World

World

Prada Pulls Racist Product After Accusations Of Blackface

2 min read

Luxury fashion brand Prada has been forced to apologise for its racist cartoon characters, while outright denying the images used blackface imagery.

World

World

Man Who Rammed Car Into Crowd At White Supremacy Rally Convicted Of Murder

3 min read

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted on Friday of first-degree murder for killing a woman .

Entertainment

Entertainment

'Shrek' Writer Slammed For Likening N-Word To 'Anti-Vax'

1 min read

Twitter users have hit out at Disney writer Terry Rossio after he claimed that the term 'anti-vax' was a slur akin to the n-word.

World

World

Dutch Christmas Character Black Pete Sparks Protests

1 min read

The character has been the subject of fierce debate and protest.

Sport

Sport

Why Goalie Jamie Young Finally Bit Back After Years Of Racial Slurs

2 min read

For too long he'd bottled it up.

Sport

Sport

Brisbane Roar Goalkeeper Reportedly Racially Abused During Game

1 min read

Soccer stars have called for a ban on a spectator ejected from an A-League game in Mudgee for reportedly racially abusing Brisbane goalkeeper Jamie Young.

Movies

Movies

Twenty Years Since 'American History X': Anniversary Marks White Supremacy Resurgence

3 min read

The Hollywood film that depicted young neo-Nazis in California is perhaps even more relevant today than in 1998.

Politics

Politics

Female MPs Targeted With 'It's Ok To Be White' Posters

1 min read

Egyptian-born MP Anne Aly has had her electorate office plastered with "white supremacist and neo-Nazi slogans", with multiple posters bearing the phrase "It's OK to be white".

Mehreen Faruqi

Mehreen Faruqi

I'm Not Asking Too Much To Have My Name Pronounced Correctly

4 min read

An incident in the Australian parliament has struck a chord with thousands of Australians with non-Anglo names: The Chair of a Senate Committee repeatedly mispronounced my last name.

Politics

Politics

White Supremacists 'Not Welcome' In Nationals, Deputy PM Says

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Dozens of Nationals members are under investigation for links to white supremacist and neo-Nazi groups, with party leader and deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack saying such views are not welcome.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Vogue Apologises For Kendall Jenner Pic Following Backlash

2 min read

After posting an image of Kendall Jenner wearing her hair in what appears to be an afro, Vogue released a statement to address some serious backlash.

World

World

Man's Racist Ryanair Rant Caught On Camera

1 min read

A man on a Ryanair flight from Barcelona to London Stansted airport threatened to "push" a fellow passenger if she didn't change seats.

News

News

Can A Burger Be Racist? Apparently This Food Stunt Went Too Far

1 min read

The viral video featured a white man telling London curry house owners their food wasn't "authentically Indian".

News

News

'Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes' Racism Expert's Alarming Warning To Australia

3 min read

The "Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes" social experiment creator is "shocked and disappointed" in members of Australia's parliament.

Satire

Satire

As An Oppressed White Person I'm Not OK The Vote Protecting My Privilege Didn't Pass

4 min read

Oh sure, the vote was close, but it doesn’t matter how many you lose by.

Politics

Politics

Government Claims 'It's OK To Be White' Vote Was A Mistake

3 min read

"Administrative error" was to blame for supporting a white nationalist motion put up by Pauline Hanson, the government says.

World

World

Woman Falsely Accuses 9-Year-Old Child Of Sexually Assaulting Her

2 min read

A video of the altercation at a corner store which has since gone viral appears to show the woman calling 911 claiming "I was just sexually assaulted by a child."

World

World

Girl's Poem On Migrants Sparks Outrage At Reading Competition

1 min read

A youth poetry competition in Germany's southwest descended into controversy after one contestant performed a poem with anti-immigration themes.

World

World

Weather Presenter Claps Back At Caller Who Complained About Her Hair

1 min read

Meteorologist Corallys Ortiz has written a passionate response to a viewer who complained about her 'unnatural' looking hair.

World

World

A Worker Was Caught Making An Offensive Gesture By Viewers

1 min read

The U.S. Coast Guard worker has been removed from Florence duty.

News

News

Serena Williams' Husband Breaks Silence on 'Racist' Cartoon

1 min read

He has called out an Australian editor personally in the his tweet.

Movies

Movies

Viola Davis Says She Regrets Her Role In The Help

2 min read

"I just felt that at the end of the day that it wasn’t the voices of the maids that were heard."

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Turnbull Lobbying From NYC And Apple's New iPhones

3 min read

All the news you need to know on your Thursday morning.

Views

Views

Why Does Australia Have A Racist Cartoon Problem?

4 min read

Mark Knight's racist Serena Williams cartoon is a frustratingly familiar story.

Updated

Updated

Herald Sun Defends 'Astonishingly Racist' Serena Williams Cartoon

3 min read

"The misogynoir in this is disgraceful."

News

News

'Too Black For TV': Weather Presenter Reduced To Tears After Abuse

1 min read

Belgium weather presenter Cécile Djunga has broken down and called for respect and change after a year of unrelenting abuse.

Views

Views

ATT Australia: No, Not All Arab Men Are Violent Thugs

4 min read

A seemingly sudden and sad death of a young man, quickly turned into headline-grabbing fodder that smelled suspiciously like covert racism.

Sport

Sport

When Sport Stars Take A Stand

6 min read

We take a look back at some of the most iconic protests by sportspeople the world has seen.

World

World

People Are Destroying Their Nikes Over Colin Kaepernick Campaign

3 min read

Normal behaviour.

National

National

'Racist' Golliwog Dolls Removed From Show Display After Backlash

4 min read

'The ignorance of people is astounding. Adelaide is still stuck in the 50s.'

Sport

Sport

AFL Coin Toss To Send Strong Message To A Political Tosser

2 min read

A "simple but symbolic gesture" of solidarity.

Views

Views

Australia Is Better Off With Immigration

3 min read

Diversity strengthens our culture and economy.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The Story Of How A Seat In The Senate Takes Just 19 Votes

2 min read

A look at Senator 19 votes.

Politics

Politics

What Finally Brought Our Political Leaders Together

3 min read

"We know racism fills the silences, discrimination thrives in the darkness"

Politics

Politics

Even Pauline Hanson Was 'Appalled' By the 'Final Solution' Speech

3 min read

"I felt like I was trapped in a Ku Klux Klan rally".

National

National

Homelessness Is More Than Just Straight White People

5 min read

LGBT, Aboriginal and migrant communities face huge homelessness issues.

World

World

Trump Condemns 'All Racism' Ahead Of Charlottesville Anniversary

1 min read

Authorities are on high alert for planned protests on the anniversary of the rally.

Views

Views

We Shouldn't Be Free To Air Racist Bile On TV

4 min read

It has been an ugly week in Australian media.

World

World

Texas Waiter Faked "We Don't Tip Terrorist" Note On Receipt

1 min read

The waiter admitted he wrote the racist message himself and has since deleted the post.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Trevor Noah Slammed Over Joke About Indigenous Women

2 min read

The comedian is facing backlash over a 2013 stand-up performance in which he makes a crude joke about Indigenous women.

News

News

Vile Note Left For Waiter Because Of His Surname

1 min read

The note led to the customer being banned.

TV

TV

Matt Groening Calls Apu Criticism The "Wrong Battle"

2 min read

"It’s a time in our culture where people love to pretend they’re offended."

Celebrity

Celebrity

Seth Rogen Blasts Twitter CEO For Verifying White Supremacists

2 min read

"I've reached a conclusion: the dude simply does not seem to give a f**k."

Music

Music

Aussie Band Sticky Fingers Removed From This That Lineup

3 min read

The festival has faced backlash online after announcing the controversial band as part of their lineup.

National

National

Uni Students Dress As KKK Members And In Blackface

2 min read

Students dressed in blackface and as members of the Ku Klux Klan for a "politically incorrect" party.

Celebrity

Celebrity

New Private Diaries Suggest Einstein Was Lowkey Racist

3 min read

The travel diaries of the famed scientist revealed xenophobic attitudes during his travels.

TV

TV

Roseanne Cancelled Following Star's Racist Tweets

4 min read

Network Ten has also confirmed it will be pulling all episodes effective immediately.

Politics

Politics

Liberal Senator Claims Racism 'Very Isolated' Because Johnathan Thurston Is A QLD Hero

3 min read

"I might live in a bubble perhaps," Macdonald said, and yep its tough to disagree.

News

News

"The World Is Watching": Joel Wilkinson Calls Out The AFL For Enabling 'Systemic' Racism

3 min read

Former Gold Coast player Joel Wilkinson has fronted the media with a bombshell statement after launching legal action against the AFL, claiming the racism he allegedly suffered is still very much alive within the sport.