United States

General Motors sued, accused of ignoring racism

How racism and death threats led a group of people to sue US car giant General Motors.

Europe

Growing calls to acknowledge African troops who served UK army

African soldiers who joined the British army during WWII were paid a fraction of what their white colleagues were, if at all, and often suffered treatment akin to slavery.

People & Power

The Forgotten Heroes of Empire

People & Power investigates the UK's scandalous neglect of its colonial-era African soldiers.

Europe

France vows firm response to wave of anti-Semitism

Paris prosecutors open four investigations after latest anti-Semitic incidents, including Nazi graffiti and vandalism.

France vows firm response to wave of anti-Semitism

The Far Right

Fourth man found guilty in Charlottesville beating of black man

The attackers surrounded and beat 20-year-old DeAndre Harris, leaving him with a spinal injury, broken arm and staples.

Fourth man found guilty in Charlottesville beating of black man

Islamophobia

Canadian man gets life for killing 6 in Quebec mosque shooting

Alexandre Bissonnette shot six members of a Quebec City mosque in 2017.

Human Rights

Relatives sue Atlanta city after police officer killed black teen

Family's lawyer says the officer 'emptied his gun' into 18-year-old D'ettrick Griffin during alleged car theft attempt.

Relatives sue Atlanta city after police officer killed black teen

Opinion

Why Israel is a Jewish, not a white supremacist state

Recognising Israel as a Jewish supremacist state does not mean rejecting Jews or Judaism.

Tony Greenstein

by Tony Greenstein

Tony Greenstein

Racism

Row deepens as Virginia attorney general admits he wore blackface

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wore blackface at a costume party in 1980, he admitted amid spate of scandals.

Row deepens as Virginia attorney general admits he wore blackface

Football

West Ham investigates 'racist abuse' of footballer Mohamed Salah

British police review video that emerged on Twitter containing racial slurs allegedly directed at the Liverpool striker.

West Ham investigates 'racist abuse' of footballer Mohamed Salah

Racism

After racist photo, pressure mounts on Virginia Governor Northam

At least five Democratic presidential candidates, among them Kamala Harris, have called for Ralph Northam's resignation.

After racist photo, pressure mounts on Virginia Governor Northam

Roma

Portuguese shopkeepers using ceramic frogs to 'scare away' Roma

Al Jazeera reveals racist practice that plays on superstition among elderly Roma who consider frogs symbol of bad luck.

Portuguese shopkeepers using ceramic frogs to 'scare away' Roma

Racism

Virginia governor disavows racist photo, refuses to resign

Governor Ralph Northam initially admitted to appearing in photo of students wearing blackface and Ku Klux Klan outfit.

Opinion

Can a white student be a protester?

What a recent incident between an Omaha elder and a white student tells us about race and protest in the US today.

Deepti Misri

by Deepti Misri
- Melissa M Forbis

Deepti Misri

Racism

Assault on black US actor probed as possible hate crime

The attackers reportedly placed a noose around the black actor's neck and yelled homophobic slurs.

Assault on actor Jussie Smollett probed as possible hate crime