Video: Texas officer says black people have 'violent tendencies'

2016-07-22 17:10

Texas officials have launched an investigation after a white police officer was shown on video throwing a black woman to the ground and then later telling her black people have “violent tendencies”.

Racist ranting estate agent makes hasty escape from court

2016-07-14 11:38

The case against an estate agent, who was filmed launching a racist rant against black police officers, was postponed in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

Hundreds mourn Nigerian killed in Italy attack

2016-07-11 07:00

Hundreds of mourners have attended the funeral of a Nigerian migrant who was killed by a right-wing football fan in a racist attack which has sparked much soul-searching in Italy.

Louisiana man's family doesn't want killing to be 'race thing'

2016-07-09 14:18

A Louisiana woman says she doesn't want the death of her son's father, a black man killed by white police officers, to "be a race thing."

Why SA voted against internet freedoms at the UN

2016-07-05 11:04

Issues of racism and incitement of hatred prompted South Africa to vote against a United Nations resolution on the protection of human rights on the internet.

Prominent Gauteng Christian school under fire for 'Islamophobia'

2016-06-30 18:05

A prominent Christian school in Sandton has come under fire for being “Islamophobic” after writing a letter to parents in which it was stated that missionaries reach out to Muslims, “often at risk of their lives”.

I apologise for poorly chosen words - Pastor Andre Olivier

2016-06-29 16:02

Senior pastor of the Rivers Church in Sandton Andre Olivier has apologised on social media for comments he made during a weekend sermon that has been widely criticised for being racist.

LISTEN: Whites took nothing from no one - Pastor Andre Olivier

2016-06-28 14:19

The senior pastor of the Rivers Church in Sandton, Andre Olivier, has said in his weekend sermon, who some have criticised as being racist, that white people never took anything from anyone else.

Intolerant acts surge as Brexit referendum result sinks in

2016-06-28 07:07

In the wake of last week's vote to leave the EU, Britain has seen a surge in xenophobia expressed in taunts, threats and worse, leading to a 57% rise in hate crime complaints.

Gauteng education MEC takes on Twitter racist

2016-06-26 18:04

Gauteng education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, has reacted to racial slurs aimed at him on Twitter, saying he would lead the battle against the country's racists.


Penny Sparrow back in court

2016-07-20 15:48

Controversial KwaZulu-Natal realtor Penny Sparrow has appeared at the Scottsburgh Magistrates Court in Umzinto on charges of crimen injuria, the NPA says.

Estate agent to appear for racist rant

2016-07-14 06:37

An estate agent is expected to appear in the Randburg District Court on charges of crimen injuria following her racist rant against black police officers.

Black activists hope killings prompt more action from whites

2016-07-09 22:46

Since the birth of the Black Lives Matter movement three years ago, many white Americans have wrestled with how to respond

Skin deep: Race a cultural invention, says scientist

2016-07-08 14:10

The reset button needs to be pressed on educating people that traits like skin colour are superficial and have no bearing on our moral fibre, character, behaviour or intellectual potential, says an expert.

Plans to criminally charge racists - Masutha

2016-07-01 21:15

Racists could soon find themselves behind bars for their behaviour and utterances, Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha has said.

KZN guesthouse owner: Bible says black people should be servants

2016-06-29 16:50

Sodwana Bay guesthouse owner Andre Slade has refused to back down from his racist comments and says the Bible states black people should be servants.

Groblersdal residents rally around foreman beaten by sons, dad

2016-06-28 22:26

A father and his two sons who allegedly beat up a construction worker have appeared in the Groblersdal Magistrate’s Court.

WATCH: 'Go back to your country' - racism on rise after Brexit

Footage has emerged of a driver being racially abused in Hackney, London, on the morning of the Brexit referendum results. Reports have indicated a spike in racist, xenophobic incidents in the UK in the wake of the Brexit vote. Watch.

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Sandton pastor under fire for 'racist' sermon

2016-06-27 21:30

Congregants of the Rivers Church in Sandton, Johannesburg, have criticised their pastor for allegedly saying that whites were wealthier because they worked harder than people of other races.

DA MP tackles 'racist' restaurant on Twitter

2016-06-25 15:17

Democratic Alliance MP Phumzile van Damme has taken to social media to speculate whether a Durban restaurant turned down a booking from her because she is black.

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