ARTICLES RELATING TO RACISM

Wrongfully imprisoned 'Hurricane' Carter dies

2014-04-21 10:45

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the fighter whose racially-tinged wrongful murder conviction made him a symbol of injustice, has died.

White supremacist charged with Kansas murders

2014-04-15 20:56

The suspect in the killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City, has been charged with capital murder and first-degree premeditated murder.

Hello! Your token Black here

2014-04-06 20:13

In a country so mired by a past legacy of oppression, it’s interesting to see the denialism and colour blindness that one encounters daily, writes Rethabile Mashale.

UFS faces civil action over racial attack

2014-03-02 12:10

The University of the Free State and two of its students face civil action following the alleged racial attack on a student, according to a report.

Sasco voices anger at UFS racism report

2014-02-25 14:44
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The SA Students' Congress has expressed anger about an alleged racist attack on a black student at the University of Free State.

Modise shocked at Nazi salute reports

2014-02-22 11:05
297 comments

North West Premier Thandi Modise has expressed shock at reports that students at the province's university in Potchefstroom had used the Nazi salute.

YCLSA: UFS must expel all racists

2014-02-21 09:02
85 comments

The Young Communist League of SA has condemned a reported racist attack on a black student at the University of Free State and urged the institution to “expel all racists”.

Another alleged racist attack at UFS

2014-02-20 08:39

The University of the Free State is again making headlines with reports of a racist attack at its main campus.

Is the fashion industry racist?

2014-02-03 10:59

Famous supermodels, Iman and Naomi Campbell, have called out designers who do not use black models in their shows.

You are a racist

2014-01-30 10:14

And believe it or not, discussions about racism and white privilege don’t exist to try “make you feel guilty for being white”.

Feminism does not need unity

2014-01-24 12:30

Many believe that feminists need to stop all "infighting", so that we can have "unity", but is this true?

Fashion site apologizes for now-infamous "racist chair" pic

2014-01-23 10:58

Miroslava Dumo has apologized for an image many find horribly racist, but when did "it's art" start to mean something's not allowed to be criticized?

UFS private accommodation for ‘non-AA’ students

2014-01-20 14:23
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University of the Free State rector Jonathan Jansen will send a complaint to the SA Human Rights Commission about a newspaper advertisement looking for “non-affirmative action” female students in need of accommodation.

Sacco says sorry about racist Aids comment

2013-12-22 18:59
113 comments

The communications director of internet giant InterActive, who was fired over a racist tweet over Aids, Justine Sacco, says she's ashamed over her insensitivity.

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Stars who faced racism

2013-12-03 14:00

Just because they’re famous, doesn’t mean they’re immune to prejudice

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Race matters - DA

2013-11-24 17:35
221 comments

Race remains a legitimate measure of disadvantage in South Africa, the DA says.

SAHRC probe into school's racism welcomed

2013-11-07 07:37

North West Premier Thandi Modise has welcomed an indication by the SA Human Rights Commission that it would probe claims of racism at a North West school.

Domestic worker sues for damages

2013-11-06 09:41
218 comments

A domestic worker who accused her employer's partner of racial abuse and assault has turned to the Equality Court for R100 000 in damages and an apology, according to a report.

Twin brothers claim racism at top school

2013-11-04 10:33
170 comments

A hearing has been scheduled at a top North West school following claims of racism against two brothers.

Top 5 parenting lessons

2013-10-31 15:00

What are the most important life lessons you can teach your child?

Naomi Campbell and Victoria Beckham feuding?

2013-10-31 10:42

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, known for her outspoken nature and bravado, wants the world to know that she wasn’t trying to isolate Victoria Beckham as a racist designer.

Boeremag sentences shock family

2013-10-29 22:49
124 comments

A lone rightwinger shouted "we will overcome" while relatives of some Boeremag men sobbed quietly after sentencing in the first post-apartheid treason trial.

Boeremag leader surprised by 25-year sentence

2013-10-29 15:09
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Boeremag leader Tom Vorster says he did not expect to get a 25-year sentence for blowing up various targets in 2002 as he has already been in prison for over a decade.

Top 5 parenting lessons

2013-10-25 09:00

What are the most important life lessons you can teach your child?

 

Racism linked to obesity - study

2014-04-20 20:50
236 comments

Ever wonder why some some black women are heavier than their white counterparts? Well, new ­research suggests that it’s because they experience racism more often.

Remnants of apartheid still exist - minister

2014-04-09 13:13
80 comments

Twenty years since South Africa's first democratic election, remnants of apartheid remain in the workplace, Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant says.

All are equally precious

2014-03-31 07:48

It's time for businesses to end racial profiling, says Mandi Smallhorne.

Benoni principal in hot water over racial remarks

2014-02-26 19:42
114 comments

The principal of Wordsworth High School in Benoni is due to appear at a disciplinary hearing in two weeks, the Gauteng education department has said.

SAHRC to investigate racism at UFS

2014-02-22 14:30
101 comments

The SA Human Rights Commission will investigate a reported racist attack on black students at the University of Free State, it says.

Potch university fights Nazi salutes

2014-02-21 14:13

North West University says it will act strongly against any Nazi-related displays at its Potchefstroom campus, after it emerged that such displays emerged during initiation week.

Two in court for UFS race attack

2014-02-21 07:20
79 comments

Two University of the Free State students have appeared in the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court for an alleged racist attack in which they drove over a student and assaulted him.

Miley: 'I'm not a racist'

2014-02-05 08:28

The singer feels those who call her racist are just jealous.

De Klerk: ANC discriminates based on race

2014-01-31 14:06
387 comments

Former president FW de Klerk has taken a swipe at the African National Congress, saying they discriminate against people based on race and “we do not accept the ANC’s approach to transformation”.

'I can't cope with my relative's inter-racial dating'

2014-01-27 11:03

This user's relative has been invited by someone from another race group as a date to an event. The user has difficulty coping with this.

Feminism does not need unity

2014-01-23 14:55

Many believe that feminists need to stop all "infighting", so that we can have "unity", but is this true?

Brazil police trace racist ad to angry teen

2014-01-16 20:29

Brazilian police say that they had traced an ad that triggered a national scandal by offering "blacks for sale" to a teenager disgruntled by racial quotas in education.

DA councillor removed for racial slur

2013-12-05 05:00
195 comments

Cape Town's city council has removed DA councillor Junade Hoosain from his position, after he was found guilty of racial slur against a black security guard.

Zille put in her place - Cosatu

2013-11-26 14:25
311 comments

It appears the so-called "black caucus" in the DA has put leader Helen Zille firmly in her place, Cosatu's Tony Ehrenreich says.

ATKV accused of racism

2013-11-17 16:10
79 comments

A graphic designer has accused the ATKV of racism over a wedding brochure for one of its resorts near Sun City after a staffer said in an e-mail black couples "marry differently".

White supremacist’s DNA shock

2013-11-12 09:35

Racist discovers he’s 14% black on TV, reacts badly.

Schoolboys apologise for racist incident

2013-11-06 10:54
78 comments

Two boys involved in a racist confrontation at a top North West school have appeared before a disciplinary panel and apologised to each other, according to a report.

Schools must act against racism - premier

2013-11-04 18:20

North West Premier Thandi Modise says schools need to take firm action against the perpetrators of racism.

Naomi Campbell apologises for calling Victoria Beckham racist

2013-11-04 09:54

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, known for her outspoken nature and bravado, wants the world to know that she wasn’t trying to isolate Victoria Beckham as a racist designer.

Naomi Campbell and Victoria Beckham feuding?

2013-10-31 12:00

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, known for her outspoken nature and bravado, wants the world to know that she wasn’t trying to isolate Victoria Beckham as a racist designer.

Naomi Campbell apologises for calling Victoria Beckham racist

2013-10-30 00:00

Supermodel Naomi Campbell, known for her outspoken nature and bravado, wants the world to know that she wasn’t trying to isolate Victoria Beckham as a racist designer.

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Boeremag members sentenced

2013-10-29 15:41

Twenty Boeremag members convicted of high treason have been sentenced to between 5 and 30 years in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. See all the pictures.

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Varying sentences for Boeremag members

2013-10-29 12:27
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Twenty Boeremag members convicted of high treason have been given jail terms of between five and 30 years in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Mystery girl sparks race row

2013-10-23 10:35

When your child looks different to you, people's reactions can be hurtful.

 
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