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Asian American Health Workers Fight Covid-19 and Racism

Medical student Natty Jumreornvong has a vaccine and protective gear to shield her from the coronavirus. But she couldn’t avoid exposure to the anti-Asian bigotry that pulsed to the surface after the pathogen was first identified in China. Psychiatry patients have called her by a racist slur for the disease, she said. A bystander spat […]


Covid: Black leaders blame lower vaccine take-up on racism

As time has gone on, the fear of being a guinea pig has lessened, said Evelyn Akoto, public health leader for the London borough of Southwark, which has one of the biggest black communities in the country. So many people in the wider population have been vaccinated, that it has become clear no single group […]

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Analysis: A reckoning on racism? Not for many leaders of GOP

Thousands of people gather for a peaceful demonstration in support of George Floyd and Regis Korchinski-Paquet and protest against racism, injustice and police brutality. AP Photo NEW YORK: If the nation is in the midst of a historic reckoning on racism, most leaders of the Republican Party are not participating. On the day last week […]


N.A.A.C.P. Leader Says ‘a Few Checks’ Can’t Fix Structural Racism

“There is a responsibility of corporations to ensure that we maintain a stable democracy,” Derrick Johnson said. Source link

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Commonwealth Report Finds Racism Against Indian WWI Martyrs, UK Govt Offers Apology

Entrenched prejudices, preconceptions and pervasive racism of contemporary imperial attitudes meant that nearly 50,000 Indian soldiers who died fighting for the British Empire during the World War I were not commemorated the same way as other martyrs, finds a new review released on Thursday. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), which commemorates the 1.7 million […]


War graves racism: ‘No doubt prejudice played a part in decisions’ – Wallace

The government has apologised for failing to properly commemorate black and Asian service personnel that died during World War One. Speaking in the House of Commons, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said: “I want to apologise for the failures to live up to their founding principles all those years ago, and express deep regret that it […]


Racism blamed for failure to commemorate black and Asian troops

Thousands of black and Asian British Empire troops were not remembered properly, a report says. Source link

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US President Joe Biden Says Systemic Racism A Stain On Our Nation’s Soul

“There are those who will seek to exploit the raw emotions in the moment,” Joe Biden warned Washington: US President Joe Biden called systemic racism a “stain on our nation’s soul” in a televised address to the nation Tuesday after a white former police officer was convicted of murdering a Black man during an arrest. […]

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US Video Game Seeks To Fight Racism, Players To Step Into The Shoes Of Black Father

“Our America” spotted by 3D software company Unity Software Inc, which awarded Bryant Young $25,000 grant With calls for police reform and protests across the United States, software engineer Bryant Young is hoping to use virtual reality (VR) to fight racism. “Our America” puts the viewer in the driver’s seat as a Black father takes […]


Swansea to boycott social media platforms for one week in fight against racism

Swansea City have announced that the club will boycott all social media platforms for a week in the fight against racism and online abuse. The Championship club said the playing and coaching staff will not post anything on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Snapchat, YouTube or TikTok on Thursday from 5 p.m BST. Swansea City Ladies, […]