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Canada election: Activists ‘frustrated’ over party leaders dodging racism issue – National

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

The vast majority of Canadians are against racism and acknowledge it as an issue in Canada, though about two-thirds of all non-white Canadians say they have experienced it themselves, according to a new poll. Those results come just ahead of the 2021 federal election — an election with platforms that, according to some advocates, don’t…

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Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter accuses father of racism, homophobia, and infidelity

Dog The Bounty Hunter's daughter Bonnie Chapman has blasted at her father in a lengthy statement accusing him of cheating on his late wife Beth and using 'racial and homophobic epithets' towards cast members on her show The System

Dog The Bounty Hunter’s daughter Bonnie Chapman has blasted her father in a lengthy statement accusing him of racism, homophobia, and cheating on his late wife Beth ‘all the time.’  Bonnie, 22, took to Facebook on Tuesday after receiving a text message from her father’s fiancee Francie Frane, allegedly confirming she had not been invited…

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Michael Holding claims English cricket lacks country’s footballers’ backbone on racism

Michael Holding has accused English cricket of diluting the Black Lives Matter message

Michael Holding has accused English cricket’s new anti-discrimination ‘moment of unity’ of diluting the Black Lives Matter message, and compared them unfavourably with England’s footballers. On the day Lancashire became the latest team to become embroiled in the controversy over historic abusive tweets, the West Indian great praised Gareth Southgate’s side for continuing to take…

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Looking at the impact of COVID-19, racism on young Black adults in Quebec – Montreal

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

According to new research released Thursday, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the tragic death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement that followed have had a profound effect on young Black anglophones in Quebec. McGill University psychologist Dr. Richard Koestner, the author of one of the studies, has spent the last year exploring how…

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Anti-racism protesters chant ‘love football, hate racism’ outside Downing Street

Diane Abbott (centre right) with protestors during a Stand Up to Racism taking the knee event outside Downing Street today

More than 100 protesters chanted ‘love football, hate racism’ and took the knee in front of Downing Street today in solidarity with England football players who were racially abused after the Euro 2020 final. Chants of ‘Black Lives Matter’ also rang out in London as the gathered demonstrators raised their fists and held anti-racism placards aloft,…

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Lewis Hamilton broke down in TEARS whilst trying to combat racism in Formula One last season

Lewis Hamilton revealed he got emotional whilst campaigning for Black Lives Matter last year

‘This stuff came up that I’d suppressed all these years. It was so powerful and sad’: Lewis Hamilton opens up on why he started fighting for Black Lives Matter against racism, as seven-time F1 world champion admits he was in tears over ‘wrath of emotions’ Lewis Hamilton said he was emotional when fighting Black Lives…

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Jen Psaki says teaching systemic racism at colleges is ‘responsible’ not ‘liberal indoctrination’ 

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said it was 'responsible' to teach students about systemic racism

‘It is not liberal indoctrination’: White House press secretary Jen Psaki defends teaching about systemic racism at American colleges and universities Conservatives have made theories of ‘critical race theory’ a key campaign issue Sen Tom Cotton this week proposed tax on ‘liberal,’ wealthy universities to fund job training schemes Jen Psaki was asked whether young…

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Troy Deeney stepped in when Premier League captains and executives tried to AVOID talks over racism

Troy Deeney has revealed how the subject of racism was almost skipped in a top flight meeting

Troy Deeney has given an astonishing insight into the Premier League captains and executives meeting in which he had to intervene to force a conversation on football’s fight against racism. The Watford captain has explained that the topic, written on the agenda for the meeting, was almost entirely overlooked because others on the call ‘didn’t want…

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Who needs fun when you can be harangued about climate change, trans rights, racism and Brexit!

Teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg attends a Fridays for Future climate change protest march

How will the theatre look after lockdown? A clue emerges in a statement made by Guy Jones, the literary associate of the Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond: ‘The victims of this year are many. Homelessness is on the rise. Loneliness is deadly. The monster of racism lurks in everyday interactions… and inequalities are written into…

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‘Unconscious bias training’ must end, concludes landmark racism report

Unconscious bias training should be scrapped for employees because it's useless, urges a landmark review into racial inequality

Unconscious bias training should be scrapped for employees and replaced with more effective practices, urges a landmark review into racial inequality.  The Race Commission today recommends organisations and firms pull the plug on such sessions because they do not tackle disparities in the workplace. It said the ‘intense soul-searching’ of some employers in the wake…

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Olympian Tessa Sanderson, 65, reveals she has talked to her eight-year-old twins about racism

British Olympian Tessa Sanderson, 65, has revealed that she has sat her eight-year-old twins down and explained racism and the Black Lives Matter protests to them

British Olympian Tessa Sanderson has revealed she sat down her eight-year-old twins to explain the Black Lives Matter protests because she is aware they may suffer racist abuse in the future. The sportswoman, 65, adopted brother and sister Cassius and Ruby Mae seven years ago when they were four months old and she was 58.   …

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Michael Holding, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Nasser Hussain look back on addressing racism last summer

Ebony Rainford-Brent has moved seamlessly from playing for England to being a pundit on Sky

Their passionate and powerful exchange about Black Lives Matter and diversity in cricket that opened last year’s international summer on Sky Sports has brought a flurry of awards. Here the central figures in the debate, Michael Holding and Ebony Rainford-Brent, join Sportsmail’s Nasser Hussain to discuss the impact of their broadcast and what happened next….

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Wave of online racism toward soccer stars forces U.K. government to listen – National

A plane towing a banner reading White Lives Matter Burnley flies above the stadium during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Burnley at Etihad Stadium, in Manchester, England, on June 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Regan/Pool)

When the English Premier League returned to action after the first COVID-19 lockdown in the spring of 2020, it was just three weeks after the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Despite being an ocean away from the racial turmoil in the United States, players of all races decided to show a unified front by…

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Statue of poet Philip Larkin is placed on council’s secret racism review list

The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with a posthumous statue at Hull Paragon Interchange railway station in 2010

The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with a posthumous statue at Hull Paragon Interchange railway station in 2010 Philip Larkin has been included on a ‘secret list’ of ‘major statues of concern’ over comments he made in private letters published years after his death. The poet, who died in 1985, was honoured with…

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Quebec’s new minister in charge of racism faces backlash over op-ed endorsement – Montreal

Quebec’s new minister in charge of racism faces backlash over op-ed endorsement - Montreal

Quebec’s newly-appointed Minister Responsible for the Fight Against Racism Benoit Charette’s tweet endorsing a Black woman saying she rejects the concept of systemic racism in the province was met with some criticism on Friday. “I’ve read a lot of things these past 24 hours, some nice, some condemnable. I invite you to read this text….

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