Blacks in the US targeted by an unfair justice system
Blacks make up a much greater proportion of the US prison population than whites. This is down to more than a century of systemic legal injustices — racist policing practices are just one part of the problem.
Meghan Markle speaks against racism
As the UN Human Rights Council gets set to hold an urgent debate on allegations of "systemic racism, police brutality, and violence against peaceful protests" in the United States, we are reminded of the emotional speech delivered by Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, to her former high school, imploring the class of 2020 to “lead with love, lead with compassion” and “use your voice” amid the on-going protests against racial injustice and police brutality sweeping across the globe.
England made a big statement against racist abuse, says Southgate
England manager Gareth Southgate says his side made a statement against racist abuse during their 6-0 rout of Bulgaria.
Joe Biden denies 'praising racists' at Democratic debate
The Obama-era vice president has rejected claims that he commended pro-segregation lawmakers from the civil rights era. One candidate said it was "hurtful" to hear him talk about racist lawmakers in that way.
Half of Trump supporters belong in 'basket of deplorables' - Clinton
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said half the supporters of Republican rival Donald Trump belonged in a 'basket of deplorables' of people who were racist, homophobic, sexist, xenophobic, or Islamophobic.
Warren slams Trump as a ‘thin-skinned racist bully’
Speaking at the convention of the American Constitution Society in Washington, Elizabeth Warren laced into Donald Trump. The Massachusetts senator called the presumptive GOP nominee a “racist bully” for his controversial comments about U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel.