Black Lives Matter

White Chicago cop convicted of murder in shooting of black teen

Jason Van Dyke found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald.

White Chicago cop convicted of murder in shooting of black teen

Black Lives Matter

Chicago braces for verdict in trial of cop who killed black teen

Jason Van Dyke, a white officer, is charged with two counts of first degree murder in 2014 killing of Laquan McDonald.

Chicago braces for verdict in trial of cop who killed black teen

Italy

Italian sentenced to 12 years for racist shooting

Luca Traini injured six Africans following the murder of an Italian woman by suspected Nigerian drug dealers.

Italian sentenced to 12 years for shooting of African migrants

South Africa

Sacked South African radio host stands by 'monkey' jibe

Popular radio jockey, Sasha Martinengo, fired after he called opposition leader Julius Malema a 'monkey' on a live show.

Sacked South African radio host stands by 'monkey' jibe

The Far Right

Charlottesville: Four white supremacists charged over 2017 rally

Four men linked to far-right Rise Above Movement accused of intent to incite a riot at deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally

Charlottesville: Four white supremacists charged over 2017 rally

Opinion

How East Germany became a stronghold of the far right

The lack of serious action against the far right has enabled the current xenophobic surge in East Germany.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Women's Rights

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront

Women say they are left out of October's elections, both in campaign promises and on the ballot.

Brazil elections: Fighting to put women's rights at the forefront

Opinion

On the racism of race conversations

Or why the US cannot have a meaningful national dialogue on race.

Donald Earl Collins

by Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

Black Lives Matter

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

Community holds vigil for McDonald as murder trial continues for white officer Jason Van Dyke over 2014 killing.

Laquan McDonald: Black teen remembered as white cop goes on trial

US & Canada

US report: Minorities are targets of police brutality in schools

Civil rights and education advocacy groups call for removal of officers from schools despite risk of shootings.

US & Canada

US exhibition brings to light historic bombing of black church

A black church in Birmingham was bombed 55 years ago, killing four children and triggering violence around the US.

France

Marine Le Pen ordered to take psych evaluation over ISIL tweets

Far-right French politician shared images of atrocities carried out by ISIL with the caption 'Daesh is this'.

Marine Le Pen ordered to take psych evaluation over ISIL tweets

Cricket

Cricketer Moeen Ali called 'Osama' by Australian player

In an exerpt from his biography, all rounder says opponent made slur during Ashes test match in 2015.

England cricketer Moeen Ali called 'Osama' by Australian player

Witness

Letters to a Serial Killer

Can a filmmaker learn who tried to kill her brother in Sweden by corresponding with a racist serial killer, Peter Mangs?

Racism

Herald Sun doubles down on Serena Williams cartoon

Editor of Australia's Herald Sun tabloid newspaper says cartoon 'rightly mocks poor behaviour by a tennis legend'.

Herald Sun reprints Serena cartoon: 'Welcome to the PC world'