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Racism in Football

Russia Bans Black Soccer Player For Reacting To Racism

AP | Posted 12.05.2014 | Sports

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Football Union banned a club player for three matches on Friday for showing an offensive gesture to fans who racially abus...

Moroccan Refusal to Host African Cup Rooted in Fear and Prejudice

James Dorsey | Posted 11.14.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The Moroccan decision to violate the terms of its agreement to host the tournament has prompted CAF to ban it from competing in Africa's biggest sporting event. The Moroccan decision appears however marred in contradiction.

It's Time for Schools to Ban Redskins Merchandise

Greg Schwanbeck | Posted 11.23.2014 | Education
Greg Schwanbeck

How should a teacher react if a student arrives to class wearing a t-shirt that shouts a repugnant racial slur in large, all capital letters across the chest? The answer ought to be clear.

Israeli Investigation Into Murder of Palestinian Focuses on Jerusalem Soccer Fan Group

James Dorsey | Posted 09.06.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The refusal by the IFA and government to stand up to the group's blatant racism reflects the ambiguity of a society that long yearned for peace, increasingly grown frustrated at how beyond grasp it seemed to be, and finally concluded that peace no longer was essential to its survival.

@YesYoureRacist: We Can Do Better

Jenny Davis | Posted 04.13.2014 | Media
Jenny Davis

The kind of individualist framing inherent in shaming endeavors, though it certainly highlights the existence of deeply racist people, simultaneously hides the ways that racism is a key structural component of American culture, infiltrating its institutions, organizations, and citizens. This is detrimental to the larger antiracist project.

Martin Case Is Textbook Stereotyping

Danielle Egan | Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports
Danielle Egan

Jonathan Martin's case grates because his gender, race, size and occupation grate against our preconceived notions. Many ask, why didn't Martin simply punch Incognito?

Redskins and Respect: A Lifelong Washington Fan On Tradition

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

I am a lifelong Washington Redskins fan. I love them. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool Washington Redskins loyalist. And I want them to change their name.

Soccer Star Subjected To Racist Chants In Moscow

AP | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure called on UEFA to take action against CSKA Moscow after he was subjected to racist cha...

UN Joins AC Milan Player's Fight Against Racism In Sports

AP | Posted 03.18.2013 | World

MILAN (AP) — AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng has been invited by the United Nations to attend its International Day for the Elimination of ...