ARTICLES RELATING TO RACISM

OPINION: Remembering Auschwitz and the lessons we have to learn from it

2020-01-22 15:34

A column on this platform, News24, a few weeks ago, about the killing of Qassem Soleimani, one that had nothing to do with being a Jew or with Israel, resulted in some of the most vile posts I have seen, writes Howard Feldman.

WATCH | 3 arrested for 'white immigrant' comments, resisting arrest and vandalism

2020-01-04 11:33

Three men have appeared in court on various charges, including assault, resisting arrest and crimen injuria, following an altercation in a Port Elizabeth petrol station where they were caught on video callling a customer a "white immigrant".

Mcebo Dlamini: Media continues to benefit the ruling class

2020-01-02 12:12

So the true battle here is the battle around which narratives become dominant and which narratives are stifled. In such circumstances what becomes the role of a journalist, more pointedly a black journalist, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

Vicki Momberg's sentence expired after Ramaphosa's special remission announcement, says correctional services

2019-12-27 21:55

Convicted racist Vicki Momberg was released from prison in Johannesburg after reaching her sentence expiry date, the Department of Correctional Services has confirmed.

Chinese hate speech case: Court concludes with testimonies

2019-12-07 17:18

The Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, has wrapped up testimonies in a hate speech case brought by the Chinese Association Gauteng (TCA) against 12 respondents.

BLF leaders in the clear after judge makes U-turn over racial remarks aimed at dead Hoërskool Driehoek pupils

2019-12-03 20:56

A High Court judge has made a U-turn over his initial judgment regarding racial remarks made by Black First Land First leaders over an incident at Hoërskool Driehoek that left four pupils dead earlier this year.

Landisa: I'm French and dating a black man in Cape Town. Here's what racism really looks like

2019-11-29 07:57

I overcompensated by being extra nice to the people of colour serving my meals, packing my shopping, driving the bus that took me to work, and cleaning my office.

DA to investigate handling of Schweizer-Reneke racism allegations - report

2019-11-23 17:35

A racial storm erupted after Elana Barkhuizen, a teacher at Laerskool Schwizer-Reneke, sent a picture – seemingly depicting racial segregation in another teacher's class - to parents in January.

'This is Kingswood versus racism and any other discrimination' says student body after 'snoobab' slur

2019-11-14 20:23

All who contributed in "perpetuating a toxic culture" at Kingswood College should be held accountable, the institution's student body said in a statement on Thursday.

Cape Town photographer's exhibition on whiteness smeared with faeces

2019-11-13 16:14

A Cape Town photographer is unfazed by the defacing of her public exhibition on whiteness, saying it is an 'expression of engagement' in a conversation which the country needs to have.

 

Vicki Momberg sues SAPS, justice ministers, NDPP for R8.5m for 'unlawful arrest'

2020-01-09 17:57

Convicted racist Vicki Momberg sues SAPS, justice ministers, provincial and national police commissioners as well as the National Director of Public Prosecutions for R8.5m, her lawyer confirms.

North West couple in court for allegedly calling cop the k-word

2020-01-02 17:21

A North West couple have appeared in the Ventersdorp Magistrate’s Court for allegedly using the k-word against a local police officer.

Helen Zille riles up Twitter again, this time for sharing cartoon on land and race generalisations

2019-12-30 13:14

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has once again caused a stir on Twitter – this time for posting a cartoon about land, rape and race generalisations.

The Italian football league has launched a bizarre anti-racism campaign using 3 paintings of different coloured monkeys to show that 'we are all the same race'

2019-12-17 14:42

Artist Simone Fugazzotto says the three paintings represent "a western monkey, an Asian monkey and a black monkey" to show that we "are all monkeys".

Catzavelos pleads guilty to crimen injuria for k-word slur video

2019-12-05 12:31

Adam Catzavelos, the man behind the viral k-word slur video taken on a beach in Greece, has pleaded guilty to crimen injuria in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for racist 'burka' comments

2019-11-29 14:26

As Conservatives face allegations of Islamophobia, prime minister says remark from 2018 should be read in context.

Chinese hate speech case: 'They made me feel deeply hurt and helpless,' says SA man

2019-11-27 11:25

The Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, is expected to continue hearing a hate speech case which The Chinese Association lodged against 12 respondents.

A black Dutch soccer player held his arm against his white teammate's in a powerful response to racial abuse in the Netherlands

2019-11-20 18:51

Wijnaldum made the gesture in response to Excelsior Rotterdam's Ahmad Mendes reportedly being called a "negro and a cotton-picker" by Den Bosch fans.

Mngxitama's comments inciting people to take up arms and start killing people, says AfriForum's Roets

2019-11-13 20:53

Utterances by Black First Land First (BLF) leader Andile Mngxitama on social media and during public speeches are racist and incite violence, according to AfriForum's head of policy, Ernst Roets.

Adam Catzavelos crimen injuria case postponed for him to negotiate plea bargain

2019-11-12 10:58

The EFF's case against Adam Catzavelos - the man who filmed himself on a Greek beach using the k-word - has been postponed for him to negotiate a plea bargain.

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