ARTICLES RELATING TO RACISM

Racism a national security risk - Mahlobo

2016-04-26 11:24

Racism poses a risk to national security, State Security Minister David Mahlobo has told Parliament.

Deputy minister accused of racism for calling DA MP 'a Gupta'

2016-04-21 18:00

Opposition MPs have accused Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana of being racist for calling DA MP Yusuf Cassim "a Gupta".

Head of German anti-Islam group on trial

2016-04-19 18:01

The founder of Germany's xenophobic and anti-Islamic Pegida movement has gone on trial on hate speech charges for allegedly branding refugees "cattle" and "scum" on social media.

Resort owner who asked black teenager to leave pool apologises

2016-04-18 16:32

The holiday resort owner in Modimolle, Limpopo, who asked a black teenager to leave a swimming pool “out of respect for other people” has signed a public apology.

Don't allow racist Free State teacher to teach again - Sadtu

2016-04-12 08:07

A Free State teacher who was declared unsuitable to work with children should not be allowed to teach again, the South African Democratic Teachers Union says.

'He called me a white cockroach first' - disabled parking row hots up

2016-04-07 14:41

An elderly Durban woman has fired a swift riposte at a disabled man who accused her of racially charged verbal abuse, saying he had called her a “white cockroach” first.

Graeme Joffe: Rupert vs Zupta ace – who’s your money on?

2016-03-31 07:19

Graeme Joffe aligns with Johann Rupert, saying there is no future for all kids in South Africa if the pillaging of state coffers isn’t stopped as a matter of urgency.

These fashion houses only use white models

2016-03-22 11:08

Many big name fashion designers are still refusing to cast black models in campaigns for runway shows at fashion week – yet they have no problem stealing from their culture for design inspiration.

Zuma warns against racists who use art

2016-03-21 14:59

President Jacob Zuma has warned against racists, such as cartoonists, who used art as a form of expression.

SA not reconciled yet - Mbeki

2016-03-15 16:30

South Africa has not achieved its goal of a non-racial society, 22 years after the birth of its democracy, former president Thabo Mbeki said on Tuesday.

 

School cuts ties with racist Free State teacher

2016-04-22 13:31

Trompsburg Primary School in the Free State says it has cut ties with a teacher who was declared unsuitable to work with children because of his racism.

Valhalla mosque protests pure racism - Tshwane Islamic trust

2016-04-21 07:47

The protests and commentary against the construction of a mosque in Valhalla, near Centurion, is pure racism and Islamophobia, the chairperson of the Tshwane Islamic Trust says.

CPUT signs Cape Town's anti-racism pledge

2016-04-18 17:43

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has welcomed the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's commitment to fight racism.

Children in US scared of Trump rhetoric

2016-04-12 16:20

The rhetoric of the US election campaign is being repeated in schools, with negative consequences for minority children.

Malema 'monkey teacher' back at work

2016-04-12 06:37

A Free State teacher who displayed a picture of Julius Malema alongside a monkey is teaching again, despite a recommendation by the SA Human Rights Commission that he never work with children again.

She called me a 'black cockroach' - Disabled parking bay row turns racial

2016-04-07 11:46

A Durban man, who only has partial use of his legs, is at the centre of a fresh race row which played out at a La Lucia shopping centre.

DA taunted over racism

2016-03-27 20:35

Penny Sparrow’s racist Facebook rant and the Dianne Kohler Barnard saga came back to haunt the DA during a debate on racism in the legislature on Wednesday.

Zuma bemoans racism, white minority capital

2016-03-21 17:01

South Africa still has a long way to go to end racism, President Jacob Zuma said at a Human Rights Day celebration on Monday.

Penny Sparrow in hiding amid hate speech case

2016-03-18 13:38

Penny Sparrow, who described black beachgoers as "monkeys" in a Facebook post, has gone into hiding.

Apartheid names for schools must fall - Lesufi

2016-03-15 13:52

Schools have until September to change names that are offensive, derogatory or which hail apartheid heroes, or it will done for them, says Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

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