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Anti-Asian assaults a 'neglected' problem in France

Dec 21, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Because France bans statistics on ethnicity, there is no official data on assaults against Asian French, but campaigners say they have begun to see a pattern

RACIST VIOLENCE. Asian French violence is reportedly on the rise according to activists. File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

Ilhan Omar, U.S. congresswoman in eye of political storm

Jul 19, 2019 - 10:22 AM

The Somali-born Muslim lawmaker came to the United States as a child and eventually won a seat in Congress

Ilhan Omar, Democratic congressional candidate, poses for a selfie with a supporter and her son while campaigning in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on October 13, 2018. Somali-American state legislator Ilhan Omar claimed victory in her primary in Minnesota in August, putting her on track to become one of the first female Muslim members of the US House of Representatives. Kerem YUCEL / AFP

U.S. House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments'

Jul 17, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Democrats hold a majority in the 435-member House but are outnumbered by Republicans in the Senate, where the resolution is unlikely to be considered

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 16: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the members of the media as she makes her way to the House chamber to vote on a resolution denouncing comments by President Trump targeting four progressive Democratic congresswomen of color on July 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. The resolution passed 240-187, with Republicans Will Hurd (R-TX), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Fred Upton (R-MI) Susan Brooks (R-IN) and independent Justin Amash (I-MI) joining Democrats. Pete Marovich/Getty Images/AFP  Pete Marovich / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP AFP

Trump: a history of inflammatory and 'racist' statements

Jul 16, 2019 - 10:24 AM

While US President Donald Trump denies he is racist, he has a long history of political pandering to white suspicions about other ethnic groups

US President Donald Trump talks delivers remarks on executive orders on energy and infrastructure at the International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center in Crosby, Texas, on April 10, 2019. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP)

Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on U.S. congresswomen

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:09 AM

The US president refers on Twitter to 'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen' in remarks that appeared to be aimed at a group of outspoken relatively young, liberal women of color, all first-time members of the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a Congressional Iftar event at the U.S. Capitol May 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. Muslims around the world are observing the holy month with prayers, fasting from dawn to sunset and nightly feasts. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP  ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Guevarra on Calida, Puyat on Tulfo brothers, ABC cancels Roseanne | Evening wRap

May 30, 2018 - 7:47 PM

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PBA fines to Guiao, Ross for quarrelling over alleged racist remark

Jan 22, 2018 - 6:52 PM

PBA officer-in-charge Willie Marcial says there is no evidence to prove Yeng Guiao made a racist remark

FINED. Yeng Guiao is slapped with a P11,000 fine for hurling the N-word at Chris Ross. File photo from PBA Images

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Jan 15, 2018 - 8:37 PM

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Licuanan resigns, Sison wants chat with Duterte, Trump on racism | Midday wRap

Jan 15, 2018 - 12:41 PM

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Gurriel ready for Los Angeles heat after racism furor

Oct 31, 2017 - 9:45 AM

A fiery welcome is almost certain to greet Yuli Gurriel when he steps up to the plate at Dodger Stadium

HEATING UP IN LA. Things will surely heat up for Yuli Gurriel after his racist gesture during game 4 of the World Series. Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America/AFP

#PugadBaboy: The Smiling Muslim

Oct 14, 2017 - 11:00 AM

'Ghostbuster' Leslie Jones quits Twitter over racist abuse

Jul 19, 2016 - 10:39 PM

UPDATED Leslie Jones exposes Twitter users who called her a gorilla among other racist comments after the release of Ghostbusters

China firm apologizes for racist detergent ad

May 29, 2016 - 8:31 PM

For the harm caused to the African people because of the spread of the advert and the over amplification by the media we express our apology says Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics

Chinese firm behind racist detergent ad tells critics to lighten up

May 28, 2016 - 4:45 PM

The commercial – which has gone viral in the West – features a black man who transformed into a fair skinned Asian man after being forced into a washing machine

RACIST? This screenshot is from a Chinese detergent commercial showing a black man stuffed into a washing machine and transformed into a fair-skinned Asian

Restaurant sign bans refugees: 'If you are fresh off the boat, you are in the wrong place'

May 11, 2016 - 9:08 PM

A sign turning away refugees in Jakarta goes viral and angers citizens

NO REGUGEES. A sign at a bistro angers netizens. Photo from Facebook/Felix Dass.

US protester removes Confederate flag at state house

Jun 28, 2015 - 12:27 AM

UPDATED Police arrest the black woman and the flag is restored to its original position an hour later

STARS AND BARS. The Confederate flag flies on the Capitol grounds after South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley announced that she will call for the Confederate flag to be removed on June 22, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

Thai deported over racial slur vs Filipinos

May 11, 2015 - 6:45 PM

Social media user Koko Narak has requested for voluntary deportation instead of undergoing a legal proceeding that could take 6 months to complete

'Racist' cupcakes banned from French shop window

Mar 27, 2015 - 2:00 PM

The administrative court in Nice orders the cupcakes removal from the shop s window display though the shop is allowed to continue making and selling the offending pastries

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Netizens outraged over 'racist' ad depicting Filipina maid in HK

Jun 18, 2014 - 3:15 PM

Migrant rights advocates are demanding an apology from HK based Hong Leong Insurance for its most recent advertisement

New video of Justin Bieber using N-word surfaces

Jun 05, 2014 - 1:00 PM

The video emerged following an apology for a previous clip where he was shown making racist punchlines

A new video has emerged with the singer uttering the N-Word

France turning racist? Black minister sounds alarm

Nov 07, 2013 - 12:49 AM

France s most prominent black politician has spoken out for the first time to voice her dismay at being subjected to monkey taunts and other racist abuse

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Beijing resto takes down sign barring Filipinos

Feb 28, 2013 - 1:47 PM

This shop does not receive the Japanese the Philippines the Vietnamese and dog the sign said in both Chinese and English

This photo taken on February 26, 2013 shows a Chinese cook working in a restaurant behind a sign that says "This shop does not receive the Japanese, The Philippines, The Vietnamese and Dog" at the historic tourist district of Houhai in Beijing. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

'No Philippines or dog'

Feb 27, 2013 - 9:29 PM

Photos of the controversial sign posted by a Beijing restaurant have gone viral on social media

This photo taken on February 26, 2013 shows a Chinese cook working in a restaurant behind a sign that says "This shop does not receive the Japanese, The Philippines, The Vietnamese and Dog" at the historic tourist district of Houhai in Beijing. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON

Swiss footballer is 2nd athlete sent home for racist tweet

Jul 31, 2012 - 11:37 AM

Michel Morganella of the Swiss football team becomes the second athlete sent home from the Olympics after posting racist tweets towards South Koreans

Philippine Football Federation lodges complaint against Arnold Clavio

Mar 15, 2012 - 6:39 PM

The reporter finds himself the subject of a complaint after anti Azkals remarks he made on air

UFC President attacks Mayweather on anti-Pacquiao, anti-Lin tweets

Feb 23, 2012 - 12:56 PM

Dana White challenges Mayweather to fight Manny Pacquiao instead of taking the fight to Twitter