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Moeen Ali says he has 'never experienced' any racism in English cricket
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Moeen Ali says he has 'never experienced' any racism in English cricket

Tuesday saw the England and Wales Cricket Board accused of "institutional racism" by former international umpire John Holder and aspiring official Ismail Dawood, who both feel non-white candidates have been unfairly prevented from becoming match officials.

Pat Cummins says Australian cricket team will form 'barefoot circle' to oppose racism ahead of India series
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Pat Cummins says Australian cricket team will form 'barefoot circle' to oppose racism ahead of India series

The Australian men's cricket team will form a "barefoot circle" before the upcoming series against India to demonstrate opposition to racism and celebrate Aboriginal culture, vice-captain Pat Cummins said.

England defender Tyrone Mings says black FA chairman would be 'huge step'
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England defender Tyrone Mings says black FA chairman would be 'huge step'

Mings made it clear that hiring someone from the BAME community should not be for appearances sake and he stressed only a viable candidate would be deserving of the role.

Legendary West Indian pacer Michael Holding appointed as MCC Foundation's new patron
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Legendary West Indian pacer Michael Holding appointed as MCC Foundation's new patron

The MCC Foundation is the charitable arm of the Marylebone Cricket Club, custodians of the game's laws, and was created with the aim of enhancing lives through cricket.

Star Wars actor John Boyega calls on Hollywood studios to protect actors from online racial abuse
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Star Wars actor John Boyega calls on Hollywood studios to protect actors from online racial abuse

In an interview with Variety, John Boyega said studios should not shy away from the fight against toxic fandoms.

Lessons from the US elections: Long, grinding racial conflict lies ahead for a fractured nation
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Lessons from the US elections: Long, grinding racial conflict lies ahead for a fractured nation

Election 2020 has brought the United States to the cusp of dangerous moment of decision in its political life: there are many roads forward from here, and all but a few lead to perdition

Schalke 04 fined for racial abuse directed at Borussia Dortmund youngster Youssoufa Moukoko
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Schalke 04 fined for racial abuse directed at Borussia Dortmund youngster Youssoufa Moukoko

Schalke already apologised to Moukoko and to Dortmund, while also condemning the racist behavior at the game between the under-19 teams last month.

SAG-AFTRA passes resolution to form task force to probe racism allegations in stunt community
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SAG-AFTRA passes resolution to form task force to probe racism allegations in stunt community

The SAG-AFTRA National Board stated that they wanted to address complaints regarding paint-downs, harassment, wiggings, and bias in the stunt community

US Election 2020 Key Issues: Racial justice, racism and where Trump and Biden stand
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US Election 2020 Key Issues: Racial justice, racism and where Trump and Biden stand

Unsurprisingly, considering the sheer number of race-related incidents and tragedies in the past four years, the subject of race made it into nearly all campaign speeches and poll promises

‘Fat and happy’ with a conservative US Supreme Court, are Republicans losing a winning issue?
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‘Fat and happy’ with a conservative US Supreme Court, are Republicans losing a winning issue?

Without the specter of a liberal court to motivate conservative voters anymore, they may find themselves without the issue that played a crucial role in Trump’s unexpected victory four years ago and has fortified his political base throughout a tumultuous first term

Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Prophet Mohammad have France jostling between freedom of speech and Islamophobia
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Charlie Hebdo's cartoons on Prophet Mohammad have France jostling between freedom of speech and Islamophobia

The French Constitution defines the state only as secular, but it doesn't delineate the boundaries of this secularism

Jason Holder expresses disappointment over teams not taking knee against racism after England-West Indies series
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Jason Holder expresses disappointment over teams not taking knee against racism after England-West Indies series

During the home side's series against the West Indies and Ireland, players from both teams took a knee but the move was abandoned during subsequent campaigns against Pakistan and Australia.

Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko
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Bundesliga: Schalke investigating alleged death threats, racist abuse aimed at Dortmund’s Youssoufa Moukoko

In a clip from the German FA's livestream of the game, fans could be heard screaming alleged threats and racist abuse at Moukoko.

Former England cricketer Monte Lynch reveals facing racial abuse from players, spectators during county career
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Former England cricketer Monte Lynch reveals facing racial abuse from players, spectators during county career

Lynch thus becomes the latest player to talk about racial abuse in the game, weeks after Azeem Rafiq suggested Yorkshire, as a cricket club, was "institutionally racist".

Kamala Harris' 'high press' edges out Mike Pence's 'parked bus', but in the end it won't really matter
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Kamala Harris' 'high press' edges out Mike Pence's 'parked bus', but in the end it won't really matter

Both Mike Pence and Kamala Harris appeared to have taken notes from last week's street fight and came to Wednesday evening's event at the University of Utah prepared

Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes
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Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes

When writing this show, I didn't define any character by their race or ethnicity, says Pete Nowalk.

No winners in the first Trump-Biden presidential debate but there was a loser: The American voter
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No winners in the first Trump-Biden presidential debate but there was a loser: The American voter

A chaotic and ill-mannered food-fight that lasted 98 minutes left no one with any idea as to whether Joe Biden or Donald Trump was more deserving of being the next president

NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies
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NBA: Doc Rivers' legacy at the Los Angeles Clippers cannot be measured in statistics, records, or even trophies

In his seven years with the Los Angeles Clippers, Doc Rivers could never take the franchise to the NBA Conference Finals, let alone to a title. But his legacy at the team was far beyond numbers, or titles.

England, West Indies women's cricketers to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement
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England, West Indies women's cricketers to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement

West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor said on Saturday that the teams would perform the gesture and praised her England counterpart Heather Knight for offering to join them in recognising the movement.

'Harsh for him to say that': Jofra Archer responds to Michael Holding over latter's remark on players 'not taking a knee'
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'Harsh for him to say that': Jofra Archer responds to Michael Holding over latter's remark on players 'not taking a knee'

Barbados-born quick Archer told a conference call on Monday that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) was taking the issue seriously.