Racism – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Sat, 25 Jul 2020 05:40:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Racism – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Racism under pandemic skies, By Owei Lakemfa https://thenewsguru.com/columnist/racism-under-pandemic-skies-by-owei-lakemfa/ https://thenewsguru.com/columnist/racism-under-pandemic-skies-by-owei-lakemfa/#respond Sat, 25 Jul 2020 05:40:33 +0000 https://thenewsguru.com/?p=265310 By Owei Lakemfa.   I HAVE in recent days thought more about homo-sapiens, and revalidated my firm position that irrespective of location, colour, status, gender, creed or greed, humans are one. It gladdened my heart that irrefutable scientific evidence shows that humans share over 99 per cent of the same DNA.   My recent thoughts […]

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Mississippi drops Confederate flag adopted by White supremacists https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/mississippi-drops-confederate-flag-adopted-by-white-supremacists/ https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/mississippi-drops-confederate-flag-adopted-by-white-supremacists/#respond Mon, 29 Jun 2020 03:03:39 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=260570 Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Mississippi voted Sunday to surrender the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag more than a century after white supremacist legislators adopted the design, a generation after the South lost the Civil War. Spectators in the Capitol cheered and applauded after the votes in the House and Senate. Each […]

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Covid-19 Impact on Job losses: Aremu Calls for Reindustrialization, condemns Institutional racism, xenophobia world wide https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-impact-on-job-losses-aremu-calls-for-reindustrialization-condemns-institutional-racism-xenophobia-world-wide/ https://thenewsguru.com/nigeria-news/covid-19-impact-on-job-losses-aremu-calls-for-reindustrialization-condemns-institutional-racism-xenophobia-world-wide/#respond Tue, 23 Jun 2020 06:08:33 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=259503 Sustainable Industrial campaign Trade unions in Africa in collaboration with African  governments must intensify the campaigns for sustainable industrial policies for the continent  to mitigate the negative impact of Covid: 19 on jobs and investment. Africa’s Vice President, IndustriALL Global Union, Comrade Issa Aremu  made this observation during his address to the virtual IndustriALL’s Executive […]

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Uncle Ben’s: Racism forces popular rice brand to change identity https://thenewsguru.com/lifestyle/uncle-bens-racism-forces-popular-rice-brand-to-change-identity/ https://thenewsguru.com/lifestyle/uncle-bens-racism-forces-popular-rice-brand-to-change-identity/#respond Wed, 17 Jun 2020 21:36:01 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=258641 Mars, owners of Uncle Ben’s has revealed intentions to phase out the identity of the popular rice brand over harmful racial stereotypes. TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Mars made this known in a statement published on its website on Wednesday. Uncle Ben’s, a brand name for parboiled rice, and other related food products, was first introduced by […]

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Players must use status as role models to fight racism, says Arsenal’s Leno https://thenewsguru.com/sports/players-must-use-status-as-role-models-to-fight-racism-says-arsenals-leno/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/players-must-use-status-as-role-models-to-fight-racism-says-arsenals-leno/#respond Sat, 13 Jun 2020 12:52:52 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=257873 Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno has called on his team mates to act as role models for racial equality. This is in the wake of the death of African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis, after a white police officer, Derek Chauvin, knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes while detaining him on May 25. Chauvin has […]

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Amid protests, Trump says no racism in America https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/amid-protests-trump-says-no-racism-in-america/ https://thenewsguru.com/world-news/amid-protests-trump-says-no-racism-in-america/#respond Fri, 12 Jun 2020 04:50:46 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=257616 U.S. President Trump flatly denied the existence of institutional racism in the U.S., but went on to contradict himself by acknowledging the need for racial healing. But he warned that there won’t be healing in the U.S. “by falsely labelling tens of millions of decent Americans as racist.” Trump was speaking in Dallas, Texas today, […]

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Tunde Obe narrates how white woman unleashed her dog on him https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/tunde-obe-narrates-how-white-woman-unleashed-her-dog-on-him/ https://thenewsguru.com/entertainment/tunde-obe-narrates-how-white-woman-unleashed-her-dog-on-him/#respond Thu, 11 Jun 2020 08:38:11 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=257488 Nigerian singer, Tunde Obe has narrated how he faced racial discrimination as a child in the United States of America. The music star in a series of tweets shared via his Twitter page on Friday, June 5, 2020, recounted how a white woman released her dog on him because he was black.   According to […]

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Casilla gets eight-match ban for racism https://thenewsguru.com/sports/casilla-gets-eight-match-ban-for-racism/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/casilla-gets-eight-match-ban-for-racism/#respond Sat, 29 Feb 2020 09:14:41 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=238631 Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has been banned for eight matches and fined £60,000 after being found guilty of racially abusing Charlton Athletic forward Jonathan Leko. The 33-year-old, who denied the charge, has also been ordered to attend a face-to-face education session. The incident took place in Charlton’s win over the Whites on 28 September. “I do […]

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Racism: Porto striker Moussa Marega walks off pitch in protest, gets yellow card (Photos) https://thenewsguru.com/sports/racism-porto-striker-moussa-marega-walks-off-pitch-protest-gets-yellow-card-photos/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/racism-porto-striker-moussa-marega-walks-off-pitch-protest-gets-yellow-card-photos/#respond Mon, 17 Feb 2020 05:53:26 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=236519 FC Porto striker Moussa Marega left the pitch in protest at being subjected to racist insults during his side’s 2-1 win away to Vitoria Guimaraes in Portugal’s Primeira Liga on Sunday. The 28-year-old Mali forward scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 60th minute. He celebrated the goal by pointing to his […]

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‘I was told I was too dark to play’ https://thenewsguru.com/news/i-was-told-i-was-too-dark-to-play/ https://thenewsguru.com/news/i-was-told-i-was-too-dark-to-play/#respond Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:55:20 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=210765 Former QPR forward Antonio German says he left Malaysia Super League side Selangor after being told by fans he was “too dark to play” for the club. The Londoner, 27, joined Selangor in January but left after a month, having scored once in three games. After being booed during matches, he was sent racist messages […]

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