Tag: Racism

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Vincent DesmondMarch 13, 2019

Its 2019 and Russell Bateman’s casual racism just won’t fly

In 2019 I feel there are certain conversations we shouldn’t be having but here we are, having them. It seems ...

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Alexander OnukwueFebruary 2, 2018

Battling racism and hate, Nigerian students in Cyprus have been left on their own

On the first of February, Kehinde Fowosere and Stephanie Ejeh graduated from the Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus. They are ...

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EzinneDecember 14, 2017

The Thread: Luvvie Ajayi calls out white women for enabling oppression

When Hillary Clinton lost the White House, it came to light just how much a part white women played in ...

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EzinneOctober 10, 2017

The Thread: The challenges of raising biracial children

It’s been rumoured that Nigerian women (or black women, in general) prefer to marry white men because their children will ...

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EzinneSeptember 19, 2017

The Thread: Nigerians need to shut up about racism

Racism is always a hot button topic across the Atlantic and TwitterNG is full of itchy fingers and ITKs, kinda ...

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EditorSeptember 10, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] If there is one essay you should read today, its this one by Munroe Bergdof

Identity politics is a huge thing, especially now in the age of Donald Trump. Sexual, religious and racial minorities are ...

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EzinneSeptember 8, 2017

“Serena beats her ass and Sharapova ascends to another level of hateration” | Twitter gives Sharapova a good beating

Grand slam winner, Maria Sharapova has released a memoir titled Unstoppable: My Life so far. From the excerpts released, via ...

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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 30, 2017

Some Trump trade loyalists labelled as racists

One of the CEO who quit Trump’s manufacturing council, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Wednesday said some White House aides ...

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EzinneAugust 28, 2017

“This fiasco of a man” “The monster” | Twitter reveals horrific atrocities committed by Joe Arpaio, the man Trump pardoned

Last week Friday, President Trump granted his first presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, former Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. This ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 18, 2017

What Trump communicated caused racists to rejoice, he should apologise – Mitt Romney

A GOP nominee for U.S. in the 2012 election, Mitt Romney urged in a Facebook post on Friday that Trump should take “remedial ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why do we downplay rape when the person doing it is a white woman?

Woman accused of having sex with 11-year-old, getting pregnant https://t.co/aXfJXF8H0h — WAVY TV 10 (@WAVY_News) June 28, 2017 Look at ...

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EditorAugust 17, 2017

Trump has no racist bone in him – Senator slams critics

by Adedotun Michael A Republican Senator representing Utah, Sen. Orrin Hatch, in an interview with KUTV has said U.S. President ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 16, 2017

Ezinne Ukoha: White Supremacy will Never be defeated, and that’s exactly the way it should stay

by Ezinne Ukoha The nightmare at Charlottesville, VA that involved a parade of White men lighting their way towards the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

Donald Trump condemns white supremacists, says… “Racism is evil”

US President Donald Trump has condemned the KKK, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, calling them, “criminals and thugs.” The attack was ...

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EzinneAugust 2, 2017

The Thread: The absolute dumb shit White folks believe about Black people

News flash: We are still light years away from the end of racism, never mind the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 25, 2017

4 takeaways from Macron’s almost distasteful racist rant

“The challenge in Africa is very different, and much more profound. It is civilizational today. What are the problems in ...

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EzinneJuly 13, 2017

The Thread: “Isn’t that sign language for I own you”? | Black Twitter celebrates one of its very best moments

This viral video of Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first and only black elected state attorney, being pulled over by white police ...

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Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 4, 2017

LONG READ: Where the media and advertising meet with racism, prejudice and #BlackLivesMatter

Positives from Racial Stereotyping Racial stereotyping tends to create constructive results in conditions where the adverts are targeted to a ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

German transport security assaults ‘Nigerian man’ over train ticket (WATCH)

A 48-year-old man believed to be Nigerian was put in a headlock and thrown to the floor at a train ...

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EzinneJune 16, 2017

“America cares more about race than sexual assault” | 7 things we learned from Shanon Lee’s analysis

A dive into the Bill Cosby trial   1 Black America has a hard time seeing “America’s Favourite Dad” as a ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

Pius Adesanmi: Donald Trump | Africa is not the owner of this corpse

by Pius Adesanmi Africa and similes are now back in big business. Our friends in America’s punditry are all rushing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 17, 2017

Racism is America’s original sin | Chimamanda Adichie says in interview with CNN (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Nigerian author Chimanda Ngozi-Adichie has said she actually finds it surprising that many people in America are ...

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Op-ed EditorApril 8, 2017

The Thread: How white women use tears to oppress black women

Apparently, apart from blatant racism which is alive and kicking despite what Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi advert may have misled you ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

The Thread: How many kinds of racism exist?

Racism is that blight that turns everything to rot. Decades after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed, racism remains a real ...

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RoqeebahFebruary 13, 2017

The Dummies Guide to understanding why the French are protesting

  February 2nd 2017 Théo (last name withheld) arrived at a French emergency room; covered in blood. He’s a a 22-year-old ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 13, 2017

Ezinne Ukoha: I hate Obama for giving me hope (I was good until he came along)

by Ezinne Ukoha This time eight years ago — I bought the lie that America could be great again. I ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

The Thread: This insane response to white privilege will have you clapping for joy

White privilege is so entrenched into the American society, the perpetrators do not realise when they are carrying out the ...

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Op-ed EditorDecember 2, 2016

Omar-Farouq Edu: The ironic attraction of racism [NEW VOICES]

by Omar-Farouq Edu Dear Black People Have you ever been put in a situation where a remark has been personally directed ...

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ToluNovember 11, 2016

Donald Trump is “Not America’s president”

New York City – Thousands of protesters are gathered in several locations, including Trump Tower as they rally against Donald ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: “Budget Padding,” “Racist” Economist, “Tenants of Democracy”: English on the Move

One of the sources of Nigerian English that I have identified in several of my writings is linguistic improvisation. Linguistic ...

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