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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Brazil launch mandatory anti-racism training for athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Brazil launch mandatory anti-racism training for athletes

The Brazilian Olympic Committee launched the 30-hour online course this week, which will be mandatory for all 650 athletes, coaches, doctors, nutritionists, officials, and other members of the country's delegation to the Tokyo Games in July and August.

Italian Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo trying to get it right on anti-racism measures
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Italian Serie A CEO Luigi De Siervo trying to get it right on anti-racism measures

While the big headlines were all about offensive behaviour toward the likes of Mario Balotelli, Romelu Lukaku and Kalidou Koulibaly, it was a little-known goalkeeper born in Senegal who caught the attention of De Siervo.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas players raise fists as part of anti-racism gesture in support of BLM movement
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas players raise fists as part of anti-racism gesture in support of BLM movement

The team issued a statement that said the players had on multiple occasions declared their support for the campaign against racial injustice and "wanted to own our journey".

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas to make 'meaningful' anti-racism gesture on Boxing Day, says coach Mark Boucher
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas to make 'meaningful' anti-racism gesture on Boxing Day, says coach Mark Boucher

The first Test against Sri Lanka starts on Saturday and coach Mark Boucher said the South African team would look to express its support for inclusion after its inaction in the last series, which attracted criticism from many quarters.

Lovecraft Country review: HBO's latest blends supernatural horror and real-world racism in a dramatic adaptation
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Lovecraft Country review: HBO's latest blends supernatural horror and real-world racism in a dramatic adaptation

While HBO's Lovecraft Country, which comes from the stable of Jordan Peele, JJ Abrams and Misha Green, gets many things right — the gorgeous frames, costumes and 'look'; Jonathan Majors as Atticus; the music — it seems to not have the same sense of dread and unease that ran through the source material, Matt Ruff's book.

John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80
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John Lewis, towering figure of America's Civil Rights Movement, dies at 80

On the front lines of the bloody campaign to end Jim Crow laws, with blows to his body and a fractured skull to prove it, John Lewis was a valiant stalwart of the civil rights movement and the last surviving speaker at the historic March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.

English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims
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English TV commentary across football leagues shows racial bias, study by Danish firm claims

The study analysed 2,073 statements from English-speaking commentators in 80 games from the 2019-20 season across Serie A, Ligue 1, LaLiga and Premier League. A total of 643 players of various races and skin tones were discussed.

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says society should learn anti-racism lesson from football
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Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says society should learn anti-racism lesson from football

Society could learn a valuable lesson from football in the ongoing struggle against racial discrimination, says former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

'Stand up to Trump!' Canada protesters shout to Justin Trudeau who kneels at anti-racism rally
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'Stand up to Trump!' Canada protesters shout to Justin Trudeau who kneels at anti-racism rally

Canadian protesters chanted "Stand up to Trump!" to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as he joined thousands at an anti-racism rally on Friday and took a knee alongside protesters

Premier League: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba's solution for racist abuse is to 'play well and not walk off'
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Premier League: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba's solution for racist abuse is to 'play well and not walk off'

Paul Pogba has had his say on racism in football after Raheem Sterling was abused by a group of Chelsea fans last season. Then Sterling and other black England players were the targets of Montenegro supporters.

Snapchat and Instagram have removed GIPHY integration temporarily after it presented options to add racist GIFs
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Snapchat and Instagram have removed GIPHY integration temporarily after it presented options to add racist GIFs

A 21-year-old Snapchat user from England first spotted the racist animation (GIF) in the GIPHY library.

Cycling for change: Peter Ngugi's one-man quest to protest racism against Africans in India
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Cycling for change: Peter Ngugi's one-man quest to protest racism against Africans in India

Peter Ngugi, 25, is on a 6,700-km cycling tour across India, in a bid to raise awareness about the racism Africans in the country experience | #FWeekend

The Chainsmokers apologise for racist joke following Twitter backlash
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The Chainsmokers apologise for racist joke following Twitter backlash

The Chainsmokers cracked a joke during their Asian tour that they would not bring their dog to China, taking a potshot at the Chinese people eating dogs.

Charlottesville violence: Emmanuel Macron condemns xenophobia, backs anti-racism activists in US
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Charlottesville violence: Emmanuel Macron condemns xenophobia, backs anti-racism activists in US

French president Emmanuel Macron backed anti-racism activists in the United States on Thursday in a message that avoided criticising US president Donald Trump.

Donald Trump digs deeper into race debate, says US culture 'ripped apart' by statue removals
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Donald Trump digs deeper into race debate, says US culture 'ripped apart' by statue removals

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the history and culture of the United States were being "ripped apart" by the removal of statues memorializing the Confederate era.

Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature
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Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature

While one may debate the literary value of Bob's Dylan's songs, the fact that his song continue to remain popular with their spiritual quest, anti-war, anti-racism, and humanistic stance makes him an ideal choice for a Noble prize

 Football stars pose with bananas after Dani Alves reaction to racist taunt
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Football stars pose with bananas after Dani Alves reaction to racist taunt

Barcelona defender Dani Alves has received an outpouring of support for his response to a racist taunt during a game.