ARTICLES RELATING TO RACISM

Racist undertones in Roodepoort - SADTU

2015-02-21 14:05

The disruptions at a Roodepoort school appear to be underpinned by racist undertones, the SA Democratic Teachers Union in Gauteng says.

Rubber bullets fired in Roodepoort school protest - report

2015-02-20 10:27

Violence has erupted outside Roodepoort Primary School in Johannesburg following protests from parents around alleged racial discrimination at the school.

SAHRC welcomes anti-racism rule at Joburg gym

2015-02-18 11:22

The SA Human Rights Commission has welcomed an amendment to the rules of a Johannesburg gym which prohibits racism.

School expels rape-accused pupils

2015-02-10 08:43

Four pupils from a Northern Cape school who are facing charges of raping a fellow teen have been expelled from the school pending an investigation, it has been reported.

Dad held after alleged racist beach fight

2015-02-09 14:21

A Durban father was arrested after an alleged racial fight between members of the public and law enforcement officers on a beach at the weekend.

Man convicted in k-word case tried to commit suicide

2015-02-06 13:34

A man who received a correctional supervision sentence for calling his ex-girlfriend's domestic worker the k-word and assaulting her tried to commit suicide.

Male pupil raped with broomstick

2015-02-05 19:52

A group of Northern Cape high school boys have videoed themselves raping a fellow pupil with a broom stick, according to reports.

Cosatu condems Curro's racial segregation

2015-02-03 18:45

Cosatu has condemned racial segregation at the Curro Roodeplaat Private School in Pretoria.

Our children are colour-blind: Curro parents

2015-02-02 15:25

Parents whose children have been racially segregated at the Curro Roodeplaat Private School in Pretoria say their children are not aware of race.

‘White flight’ led to school segregation

2015-02-02 11:04

Pressure from parents and staff is what led to pupils at a top private school being racially segregated, the school group’s regional head has said.

 

Roodepoort: Police buffer parents, 'no rubber bullets'

2015-02-20 11:28

Public order police had to form a buffer between two groups of protesting parents at a primary school in Roodepoort, but no rubber bullets were used, Gauteng police say.

US to sue Ferguson police over racial bias

2015-02-19 09:59

The US Department of Justice is preparing to sue the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over allegations of racially discriminatory practices unless the police force agrees to make changes.

Racism still a battle for Rio Carnival parades

2015-02-17 11:45

Racial pride and the fight against racism are still themes of some top Rio Carnival samba group's parades.

UK urged take action against anti-Semitism

2015-02-09 14:23

UK Lawmakers say urgent action is needed to tackle a ‘disturbing’ rise in anti-Semitism in Britain including measures to deal with growing ‘cyber hate’ on social media.

Raped schoolboy's mom: Something positive needed

2015-02-09 08:42

The mother of a schoolboy who was raped by fellow pupils at his Northern Cape school says something positive had to come out of her son’s ordeal.

Man gets house arrest for racist assault

2015-02-06 12:29

A man who called his ex-girlfriend’s domestic worker a racist slur and assaulted her has received correctional supervision.

Race is dividing SA - Rupert

2015-02-04 05:00

Business tycoon Johann Rupert says the government's "racism" go-to when it is criticised, is the same as the apartheid regime's labelling those who opposed it communists and enemies of the state.

Curro race row sparks probe at private schools

2015-02-03 16:17

The education and human rights authorities have launched investigations into racism at private schools after parents at Curro Foundation School in Pretoria complained about segregated.

School apologises for racial segregation

2015-02-02 12:59

A private school in Pretoria apologised for separating students according to race, said education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

School segregation report ‘shows persistence of racism’

2015-01-30 08:14

Reports of racial segregation at a private school in Pretoria are a shocking indication of the persistence of racism in post-apartheid South Africa, the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation says.

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