A video posted on Twitter claims to show a crowd of people in a Lidl supermarket in Molenbeek. The neighbourhood in Brussels is known for being home to four of the men behind the November 2015 Paris terror attacks. However, the video was actually filmed in Algeria and the crowd was due to a nationwide food shortage earlier this year. Also, we look at a fake Time Magazine cover that has been circulating online since 2018.
Fresh accusations of racism have landed US carmaker Tesla in court. The electric car manufacturer has faced similar allegations in the past.
The US was not present when global leaders pledged to double down on racism. Meanwhile, the Honduran president publicly denied drugs trafficking allegations.
18 Jul 2021
Financial and other measures with the aim of addressing past racism, colonialism and slavery would "transform our future," according to Michelle Bachelet.
16 Jul 2021
With the Metropolitan Police investigating racist abuse directed at three of England's black football players after the team's loss last Sunday in the Euro 2020 finals against Italy, AFP takes a look at racism in football and what can be done to tackle the abuse off the pitch.
29 Mar 2021
Xenophobic attacks on Asian Americans have soared in recent months. Activists say it's a result of deep-rooted anti-Asian racism that's been exacerbated by rhetoric blaming China for the Covid-19 pandemic. With Asian Americans still coming to terms with the murder of six Asian women in Atlanta last week by a white gunman, we speak to Viet Thanh Nguyen, the celebrated Vietnamese American Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. "More and more of us are being quite vocal about demanding recognition and change," he told FRANCE 24.
28 Mar 2021
US Vice President Kamala Harris addresses the increasing level of hate crimes against Asian Americans in the US after eight people were killed in shootings near Atlanta, Georgia. Six of the victims were of Asian descent, exacerbating concerns about a surge in violence targeting the community during the pandemic.
10 Mar 2021
In a rare statement, Buckingham Palace called remarks made by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in an interview with Oprah Winfrey "concerning." The royals will deal with the matter privately, according to the palace.
5 Dec 2020
Violence and racism in France’s police force has brought tens of thousands out into the streets to protest in recent weeks. While accusations have been made in the past, last week’s viral video of a black man being beaten in his own studio by officers, coupled with a new law that aims to limit the publication of images depicting police officers has brought a new level of attention to the problem. Mame-Fatou Niang, a professor of French and Francophone studies, gives us her perspective on racism in France.
22 Nov 2020
We tell you about the new edition of the comic book series "Lucky Luke", in which the famous Belgian cowboy is fighting racism. Created by the cartoonist Morris in the 1940s, for the first time in its 74-year history, French artist Achdé has introduced the book's first ever black sheriff in "A Cowboy in High Cotton", released this month. Also on the programme, we're on the set of Senegal's hit TV series "Maîtresse d'un homme marié" or "A Married Man's Mistress" - a show that tackles some subjects still considered taboo in Senegal.
Police inspector faces trial for brutalising photojournalist, Ikeja electric suspends new electricity tariff
1 Oct 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
14 Sep 2020
Paris St Germain forward Neymar has said he was the target of a racist slur during the French champions' 1-0 defeat by Olympique Marseille on Sunday.