If you’ve experienced racial discrimination, you’ll know how it feels. Racism can cause high blood pressure, excess weight and mental health problems.
Many people in Germany are convinced that racism is an issue here, according to recent studies. Anti-racism organizations in Germany say the problem is structural.
A novel report aims to classify the extent of antiziganism in Germany, including within state institutions. Yet there are some bright spots.
30 Aug 2023
US President Joe Biden called for an end to racist shootings, saying silence meant complicity, on the 60th anniversary of the march where Martin Luther King delivered his "I Have a Dream" speech.
27 Jun 2023
Two new studies indicate that anti-Jewish racism and various forms of intersectional discrimination are widespread in Germany. At the same time, there is growing awareness and more reporting of discriminatory incidents.
19 Jun 2023
The US Justice Department accused the Minneapolis police of discriminating against Black and Native American people. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd in April 2021.
27 May 2023
A player for Real Madrid, one of the most renowned soccer teams in the world, is calling Spain "a country of racists" after racial slurs from fans halted a match for 10 minutes. It's the latest in a series of incidents involving LaLiga and Vinicius Jr, who was later expelled from the game during an altercation with opposing players.
26 May 2023
Brazilian football star Vinicius Junior was once again the victim of racial abuse whilst playing for Real Madrid. The Spanish league appear unable to crack down as it exposes the countries' lax attitude towards racism.
4 Mar 2023
The United States is bitterly divided over abortion and gun ownership. Is American democracy at risk? Our guests: Emilia Roig (political scientist), Laura von Daniels (analyst), Erik Kirschbaum (journalist)