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Racism

2022

02

Jul

Hollanda köle ticareti

Dutch central bank apologizes for role in slave trade

The Dutch central bank (DNB) on Friday apologized for its role in the 19th century slave trade and said it would fund projects to raise awareness of slavery and to mitigate the effects it still has on people. DNB’s apologies followed an independent investigation published in February which showed that many of its early directors […]

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Country: Netherlands
Source: TRT

30

Jun

ABD ırkçı geçmiş

Seized beach property to be returned to Black family 98 years later

When Kavon Ward walks onto Bruce’s Beach in Manhattan Beach, a wealthy, predominately white coastal enclave in southern California, she keeps her focus on the ocean. Looking elsewhere gets her blood boiling. “I feel disgusted. When I look straight ahead into the water I am fine, but when I look right or left and see […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT , National Geographic

10

Jun

Facebook approves hate speech inciting violence and genocide

A conflict kills thousands, forces millions of people from their homes and involves credible accusations of war crimes. This is not Ukraine, but Ethiopia, where a civil war broke out in November 2020 and which Facebook has been accused by whistleblower Frances Haugen of exacerbating by ‘literally fanning ethnic violence’. Our new investigation, which we’ve […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA

01

Jun

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101 years after Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa race massacre took place on May 31 and June 1, 1921, when mobs of white residents, some of whom had been deputized and given weapons by city officials, attacked Black residents and destroyed homes and businesses of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma, US. Alternatively known as the Tulsa race riot or the […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA

23

May

ABD ırkçı saldırı

Black Americans fear more racist attacks

Two years after George Floyd’s murder, nearly 8 in 10 Black Americans say there has been little or no improvement in how police treat Black people, according to a Washington Post-Ipsos poll. Three-quarters of Black Americans are worried that they or someone they love will be attacked because of their race, according to a nationwide […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , WashingtonPost

18

May

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Ex-cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing

A former Minneapolis police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a state charge of aiding and abetting second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd. As part of the plea deal, Thomas Lane will have a count of aiding and abetting second-degree unintentional murder dismissed. Lane and former Officers J. Alexander Kueng and Tou Thao have […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA

06

May

sosyal-medya-platformlari-musluman

Social media giants fail on anti-Muslim hate

A recent report from the Center for Countering Digital Hate has found that social media companies are endangering Muslim communities by normalising abusive behavior online. Social media companies are failing to act on 89 percent of posts containing anti-Muslim content reported to them, according to a recent report. “This report exposed that social media companies, […]

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Country: United States
Source: AA , TRTWORLD

21

Apr

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14 graves found at former residential school in Canada

A Saskatchewan First Nation says 14 possible graves have been found at the site of a former residential school north of Regina. Chief Byron Bitternose of the George Gordon First Nation says the findings follow months of work with ground-penetrating radar in four areas near the former school. “In upcoming months, this area will be […]

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Country: Canada
Source: AA

20

Apr

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Black man is exonerated after 32 years in prison

A black man who spent more than three decades behind bars for a murder he did not commit was exonerated of the crime Monday, clearing the way for his release from prison, officials said. Joaquin Ciria, now 61, was arrested in 1990 and convicted of a shooting death in San Francisco based on false witness […]

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Country: United States
Source: TRT

29

Mar

Eric Zemmour

Racism against Senegalese by Eric Zemmour

French Presidential candidate Eric Zemmour made racist statements towards Senegalese. Senegal’s Embassy in Paris strongly condemned Eric Zemmour’s statements that the majority of foreign criminals in the country are Senegalese. In a written statement signed by Senegal’s Ambassador to Paris El Hadj Maguette Seye, it was announced that Zemmour had become obsessed with attacking the Senegalese […]

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Country: France
Source: TRT