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AFRO BRASIL: A Conversation About Shared Struggles

Stephen Grant | Posted 04.29.2016 | Home
Stephen Grant

I moved to Brazil a little over a year ago, but it didn't take long for me to see that Afro-Brazilians face many of the same issues of racism and inju...

Coloring Outside the Lines: How Internal Racism Divided Me From Myself

DiDi Delgado | Posted 03.09.2016 | Home
DiDi Delgado

We're all BLACK. Some of us just don't know it yet. Although I often feel conflicted about calling myself anything that someone decided to call me based on my skin tone, my heritage or my background

Israel's Fault Lines Spill Onto the Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 09.05.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

Israel's multiple fault lines -- secular vs. religious, Jewish vs. Palestine and controversial calls for a boycott of the Jewish state -- are exploding on the soccer pitch.

Why We Need a New Chicano Movement

Mike Leyba | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Mike Leyba

It's time for us brown people to step up. Let's begin reclaiming our history and our movement, and stand with others also fighting for liberation. We don't need a savior to come rescue us; we need to claim that which is rightfully ours - our history, our culture, our right to self-identify, and our united voice.

Israel Struggles With Racist Underground

James Dorsey | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

Israeli leaders have condemned the firebombing as an act of terrorism and are keen to stop elements of the underground from threatening the fabric of Israeli society by escalating Israeli-Palestinian tensions.

Israeli Soccer Violence Moves Racism up the Government's Agenda

James Dorsey | Posted 07.19.2016 | Home
James Dorsey

A violent display of racism by extreme nationalist supporters of storied Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem coupled with recent Ethiopian Israeli protests against discrimination and the government's handling of the capture of two Israelis by Hamas has moved racist attitudes towards dark-skinned Jews and Israeli Palestinian up the government's agenda.

'Mejorar la Raza': An Example of Racism in Latino Culture

Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin | Posted 06.12.2016 | Home
Maria Alejandra Casale-Hardin

TV networks should do their part reprimanding racist marks and by representing us more fairly in their programming. Latinos come in all races, colors and flavors; which is why 'mejorar la raza' shouldn't have a place in our community.

Israel Chides Club for Racism in Bid to Fend Off FIFA Suspension

James Dorsey | Posted 06.20.2015 | Home
James Dorsey

Israel's Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) has demanded that notoriously racist club Beitar Jerusalem, the bad boy of Israeli soccer, retract recent statements that it would maintain its policy of not hiring Palestinian players because of opposition by the team's militant, racist fan base.

Soccer Racism Highlights Europe's Struggle With Transition and Entrenched Racism

James Dorsey | Posted 04.23.2015 | Home
James Dorsey

Recent soccer-related racism highlights European nations' tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities.

Moroccan Refusal to Host African Cup Rooted in Fear and Prejudice

James Dorsey | Posted 01.13.2015 | Home
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.

'Anti-Immigrant' Jeff Sessions and Alabama's Racist Voter ID Law

Victor Williams | Posted 10.28.2014 | Home
Victor Williams

Worse than any Jim Crow poll tax, the Voter ID law attacks social and economically vulnerable citizens' very identity as they consider exercising their most precious freedom. It intimidates and threatens long before election day.