UK Racism

Let's Not Kid Ourselves

Kaitlyn Hatch | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK
Kaitlyn Hatch

Hate is not something we're born with. It's something we learn. It's something we can unlearn. But first we have to admit that it's there, however light.

The US Confederacy Was the Islamic State of Its Day - Its Flag Is an Affront to Decency

John Wight | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
John Wight

If ever a cause was unworthy, that cause was the US Confederacy. If ever a cause was righteously defeated in battle, it was the cause of the US Confederacy. And if ever a flag was and is an insult to human decency and dignity, it is the Confederate flag.

In a Post-Charleston World, It's Not Enough to Point Fingers at Racism

Jessica Shortall | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Jessica Shortall

Something has happened in America in the past week. I don't know if it will stick, because a lot of hopeful shifts appear in this country, and then disappear quietly as the next news cycle takes over. But I'm gonna be an optimist for a second.

Former US Governor Solves America's Centuries-Old Problem Of Racism

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK

Former Arkansas governor and Republican 2016 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee solved America’s centuries–old problem of racism on Tuesday. Aft...

FYI

Tracey Agyeman | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tracey Agyeman

As the truth stands, we must all take responsibility and speak out against injustices in whatever form they may take because we are, to a great extent, accountable for the world's emancipation, empowerment and evolvement.

Internet Cheers Up 3-Year-Old Princess Elsa After Racist Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Rachel Muir took her three-year-old daughter to the shops dressed as Princess Elsa, she never could've imagined that the day would turn so sour. ...

Wife Of Israeli Minister Tweets 'Racist' Joke About Barack Obama

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Politics

An Israeli TV and radio personality has apologised after she was accused of tweeting a racist joke about President Barack Obama. On Sunday Judy Sh...

Racism? Inequalities? Only a Positive Mindset Can Change the World

William Barylo | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
William Barylo

Changing the world is possible if we think on the long run. Are we seeing further than our own generation? How will the children of the elites - those we like to blame - act towards the people who spent their lives blaming their parents?

Classical Conditioning: Linking 'Blurred Lines', 'Islamaphobia' and 'Cosmo's Race Controversy'

Najite Phoenix | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK
Najite Phoenix

For every well-intentioned soul who takes it upon themselves to point out any controversy in the media regarding sexism, racism or any other divisive ...

Jurassic World Is Accidentally Racist And Everyone Is Hilariously Horrified

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Tech

Racism might just be a prehistoric concept according to comedian Guzzy Bear, who found out the hard way about a dinosaur named Pachycephalosaurus, whi...

Migration - Choosing Freedom Over Xenophobia

Desmond Tutu | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK
Desmond Tutu

Xenophobia is a prison - a Robben Island of mind and matter - that can never lead to peace or happiness. Of mind, because society is a reflection of the images we create of each other, and it is these perceived images that fight and hate.

Swastika Appears On Football Pitch In The Middle Of A Match

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.06.2015 | UK Sport

Football fans were horrified when what appeared to be a swastika appeared on the pitch during a match between Croatia and Italy. Officials frantica...

What We Can Learn From the Dying

Yumiko Sato | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK
Yumiko Sato

As a hospice music therapist I've met many people whose lives were well lived. But unfortunately, not everyone lives a fulfilled life. Even so, every dying person has something to teach the living.

Oxford University Is To Give Its Students Lessons On How Not To Be Racist

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The students' union at Oxford University is to give its students lessons on how not to be racist. The Race 101 workshops, run by OUSU, will target ...

ISIS Fanatics Are Whining ... About The Lack of Starbucks Coffee in Mosul

Colin Cortbus | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Colin Cortbus

An Iraq/Syria-based adherent of the self-proclaimed "Islamic State In Iraq and Al-Sham" terrorist group has been caught out online complaining about 'missing Starbucks' coffee. While seemingly trivial, the complaint actually offers a remarkable and rare insight into the entitled, privileged, westernised and deeply selfish mindset of ISIS's followers.

Oxford University's Debating Society Advertises 'Colonial Cocktail'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Oxford University's debating union has landed itself in hot water after advertising a cocktail called 'The Colonial Comeback', accompanied by a pictur...

Goldsmiths' Student Diversity Officer Allowed To Keep Job Despite 'Kill All White Men' Race Row

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Goldsmiths' student diversity officer has been allowed to keep her job, despite tweeting the hashtag "kill all white men" and referring to people as "...

Goldsmith's Student Diversity Officer Investigated By Police After Tweeting 'Kill All White Men'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Goldsmiths university's student diversity officer is being investigated by police after she tweeted the hashtag "kill all white men" from the official...

Video Emerges Of Bouncer Refusing Students Entry To Leicester Nightclub 'Because They're Black'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A video has emerged of a bouncer at a Leicester nightclub seemingly telling a group of students they would not be allowed entry because they were blac...

Petition To Have University's Diversity Officer, Who Tweeted 'Kill All White Men', Sacked Reaches 12,000

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A petition to have the student diversity officer at Goldsmiths University sacked after she tweeted "#killallwhitemen" has reached more than 12,000 sig...

Harmful Or Helpful? University Fights Racism - With Racism

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A university is putting up controversial posters around its campus in a bid to fight racism - with racism. University Of Colorado Boulder is hoping...

'I Can't Be Racist Or Sexist Because I'm An Ethnic Minority Woman,' Says University Diversity Officer

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

The student diversity officer for Goldsmiths University has said she cannot be racist or sexist because she is an ethnic minority woman. Bahar Must...

ISIS and Identity

Heidy Rehman | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK
Heidy Rehman

Why are young people leaving Europe to fight for ISIS? They are looking for somewhere to belong.

US Principal Called Out 'All The Black People' Who Left During A Graduation Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education

A principal of a school in the US has apologised for shouting "look who's leaving, all the black people," during a graduation speech, blaming the devi...

Sorry Chuka but the UK's Not Ready for a Black Prime Minister

Sophia Eribo | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Politics
Sophia Eribo

No matter what your talents may be Chuka, whatever new dawn for Labour your tenure would represent, unfortunately, I don't think the UK is ready is for you yet.