Tag: racism

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Predominantly white colleges tackle racism, diversity, equity and inclusion

Predominantly white colleges tackle racism, diversity, equity and inclusion

Shirley Collado still remembers the bus ride.Shortly after Collado, now the president of Ithaca College in upstate New York, graduated from high sc [...]
Probe finds Smith College student was not victim of racism for ‘eating while black’

Probe finds Smith College student was not victim of racism for ‘eating while black’

A black student’s allegations that she was targeted for “eating while black” at a private Massachusetts college were deemed unfounde [...]
Obama once broke schoolmate’s nose for calling him a racial slur

Obama once broke schoolmate’s nose for calling him a racial slur

Former President Barack Obama once broke a basketball teammate’s nose with his fist for calling him a racial slur during locker room [...]
Black McDonald’s franchise owners launch 90-day protest at company headquarters

Black McDonald’s franchise owners launch 90-day protest at company headquarters

Change is on the menu. Activists have launched a 90-day protest at McDonald’s corporate headquarters in Chicago, demanding that th [...]
Sadiq Khan's London statue commission dealt blow as appointee resigns over racism claims

Sadiq Khan's London statue commission dealt blow as appointee resigns over racism claims

Toyin Agbetu has stepped down from his position after compromising social media posts emerged.In one of his tweets, the activist claimed Holocaust [...]
UCLA runner kicked off cross country, track teams for using racist language

UCLA runner kicked off cross country, track teams for using racist language

An athlete at UCLA was booted from the cross country and track & field team after a video recording of him saying the N-word sur [...]
Virginia is set to become first Southern state to declare racism a public health crisis: What it means and why it matters

Virginia is set to become first Southern state to declare racism a public health crisis: What it means and why it matters

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia, a state long associated with racist and segregationist behavior, is now only a signature away from becoming the first sta [...]
Coca-Cola slammed for diversity training that urged workers to be ‘less white’

Coca-Cola slammed for diversity training that urged workers to be ‘less white’

Coca-Cola employees were urged to be “less white” as part of the company’s alleged diversity training — but the material was yanked [...]
'Bachelor' Matt James breaks silence, calls latest racism controversy a 'much larger issue'

'Bachelor' Matt James breaks silence, calls latest racism controversy a 'much larger issue'

"Bachelor" star Matt James is calling the ABC franchise's latest racism controversy "devastating," adding that it's "a clear reflection of a much l [...]
UN chief calls white supremacy a ‘transnational threat’

UN chief calls white supremacy a ‘transnational threat’

GENEVA – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday that white supremacy and neo-Nazi movements are becoming [...]
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