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Donald Trump's defence of Confederate flag adds to playbook of stoking White fear, resentment
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Donald Trump's defence of Confederate flag adds to playbook of stoking White fear, resentment

Trump’s inflammatory behaviour shows how out of step he is with shifting national sentiment on racial justice, as big corporations, sports leagues and cultural institutions express greater solidarity with Black Americans protesting systemic racism

A robust caste discourse in Indian diaspora's classical dance practices is vital — and overdue
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A robust caste discourse in Indian diaspora's classical dance practices is vital — and overdue

The Black Lives Matter movement must spark a reckoning within the diaspora Indian classical dance world with its own race and caste issues

George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier
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George Floyd protests in US: With Donald Trump in the White House, the fight for racial justice gets nastier

By constantly threatening to deploy federal troops through executive fiat and encouraging states to use force against protesters, US president Donald Trump is openly flirting with militaristic authoritarianism while testing the limits of the law

Facebook is officially encouraging publishers of fake news on its News platform, all in the name of diversity
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Facebook is officially encouraging publishers of fake news on its News platform, all in the name of diversity

How will Zuckerberg reconcile the ideals of factual, high-quality news with neo-Nazi ideology?

US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans
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US official Ken Cuccinelli claims Statue of Liberty poem welcoming immigrants applies only to Europeans

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, said the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty, welcoming 'huddled masses' of immigrants to American shores, was referring to receive migrants 'who can stand on their own two feet'

Twitter is researching if white supremacists should be banned from its platform
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Twitter is researching if white supremacists should be banned from its platform

A lot of the researchers who the site spoke to have said that Twitter's actions are "too little, too late."

Facebook to now ban white nationalism, white separatism on its platform
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Facebook to now ban white nationalism, white separatism on its platform

Facebook said that earlier it didn't associate white nationalism with white supremacy.

New Zealand mosque shooting: Afghan refugee chased away gunman in Christchurch using credit card machine, empty shotgun
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New Zealand mosque shooting: Afghan refugee chased away gunman in Christchurch using credit card machine, empty shotgun

Aziz, an Australian citizen, tried to distract and chase the gunman away from outside his mosque in Christchurch with the only weapon he could find - a hand-held credit card machine

New Zealand mosque terror attacks: Nations must address new face of radicalism before it's too late
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New Zealand mosque terror attacks: Nations must address new face of radicalism before it's too late

New Zealand mosque terror attacks are not the first time white supremacists have struck; describing white terrorists as a handful of misguided youths and sons of teachers and truck drivers with guns underplays the danger

New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally
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New Zealand mosque shootings: Attacks on houses of worship show rise of hate crime, religious places more vulnerable globally

Places of worship are 'soft targets' as they reign in a psychological hijack of people. "By targeting a house of worship, rather than a private home or business, the attacker has committed a powerful symbolic transgression: profaning a space that is both sacred and communal."

Chinese ambassador accuses Canada, allies of 'white supremacy' and racism; Toronto calls for release of two nationals detained in Beijing
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Chinese ambassador accuses Canada, allies of 'white supremacy' and racism; Toronto calls for release of two nationals detained in Beijing

China's ambassador to Canada accused the country Wednesday of "white supremacy" in calling for the release of two Canadians detained in China last month, while describing the detentions as an "act of self-defence."

Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up
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Donald Trump, angry and nervous after midterm jolt, mulls wide-ranging White House shake-up

US President Donald Trump, said to be furious over midterm election results and nervous about the Mueller probe, is weighing an administration-wide shake-up as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

Facebook apologises for allowing a 'White supremacy' ad run on its platform
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Facebook apologises for allowing a 'White supremacy' ad run on its platform

The ad was labelled provocatively as "White Supremacy - Test" was approved manually at Facebook.

US midterm elections: America's racial divide on vivid display as Donald Trump amplifies hardline political strategy
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US midterm elections: America's racial divide on vivid display as Donald Trump amplifies hardline political strategy

After Tuesday's election, it's likely that 87 percent of Republicans in the House will be white men, compared to just 37 percent for Democrats, said David Wasserman, who analyzes races for the Cook Political Report.

Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race
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Harvard, NYU legal journals accused of bias against whites and men as scrutiny mounts over how America's elite colleges consider race

A group based in Texas is suing legal journals at Harvard University and New York University over allegations that they illegally give preference to women and racial minorities when selecting editors and the articles they publish.

Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018
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Donald Trump's immigrant roundups increasingly target non-criminals, up 66 percent in the first 9 months of 2018

ICE arrests of noncriminals increased 66 percent in the first nine months of the 2018 fiscal year over the same period a year earlier. Arrests of convicts, meantime, rose nearly 2 percent. More noncriminals have also been deported. Among those expelled from the U.S. interior in fiscal 2017, there was a 174 percent increase from the previous year of those with no criminal convictions. Deportations of those with convictions rose nearly 13 percent over the same period.

US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule
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US federal court rules against Donald Trump Education Secy Betsy DeVos for delaying student loan protection rule

Democratic attorneys general from 19 states and the District of Columbia have won a lawsuit against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuse by for-profit colleges.

New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
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New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'

Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures

Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'
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Donald Trump government siding with Asian American students suing Harvard: 'No American should be denied admission to school because of race'

The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices.