Earl “Butch” Graves, Jr., CEO of Black Enterprise magazine, is speaking out due to civil unrest in the wake of the George Floyd killing, which is part of a trend of deaths of black men at the hands of police. Due to ongoing racial inequities, Graves believes that corporate America must take leadership in providing opportunities and stamping out institutional racism and discrimination. Read more
High commissioner describes Sulley Muntari, who left the pitch after his complaints about racist chanting were ignored, as “an inspiration to all of us”.
White House spokesman Sean Spicer tells reporters, “You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.” Continue reading
The United Nations says a growing number of migrants passing through Libya are being traded in “slave markets”.
“Number one, I am the least anti-Semitic person that you’ve ever seen in your entire life. Number two, racism, the least racist person,” says U.S. President Donald Trump when questioned by reporters at the White House. Continue reading
German prosecutors are investigating Mark Zuckerberg and other Facebook executives following a complaint alleging the company broke national laws against hate speech and sedition by failing to remove racist posts.
France’s highest administrative court is set to make a preliminary decision on whether to temporarily uphold — or suspend — local beach bans on the Burkini, an all-body women’s swimsuit that’s at the center of a wider discussion over immigration, Islamophobia and security. Mana Rabiee reports.
Sadiq Khan, a Muslim Labour Party lawmaker, has been elected London’s mayor following a campaign marred by charges of anti-Semitism and extremism. Continue reading
Charlotte Rampling says the boycott of the Oscars protesting the absence of black actors and directors is racist toward whites.
France’s Francois Hollande visits French Caribbean department of Guadeloupe to inaugurate museum that honors victims of slavery, and shows no willingness to pay out reparations.