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Yes, you can have a Chinese girlfriend and still be racist

Yes, you can have a Chinese girlfriend and still be racist | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Lola Okolosie: Conservatives can't be racist because so many of them have foreign wives? Here are six reasons why that's not a great argument
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New Essay Series Examines What It Means To Be Black In America

New Essay Series Examines What It Means To Be Black In America | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Series features essays from Talib Kweli, Jamilah Lemieux, Haki Madhubuti and more on what it means to be black in America today.
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MYTHS AND FACTS

MYTHS AND FACTS | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
To end the indefinite and often remote detention of children in immigration detention centres
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Indian People React to American Pop Culture Stereotypes and Prove How Wrong They Are

Indian People React to American Pop Culture Stereotypes and Prove How Wrong They Are | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, and more - media representation matters, and you might be surprised how many of these stereotypes you've bought into.
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Nonviolence as Compliance in Baltimore

Nonviolence as Compliance in Baltimore | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
When nonviolence begins halfway through the war with the aggressor calling time out, it exposes itself as a ruse.
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Black Soccer Player Targeted With Thousands Of Racist Social Media Posts

Black Soccer Player Targeted With Thousands Of Racist Social Media Posts | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
A new report finds rampant racist, homophobic, and sexist social media abuse aimed at soccer players and clubs in England.
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Conservative columnist Katie Hopkins reported to police over asylum seeker views

Conservative columnist Katie Hopkins reported to police over asylum seeker views | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Controversial British columnist Katie Hopkins has been reported to police for allegedly inciting racial hatred in an article applauding Australia for threatening asylum seekers "with violence until they bugger off".
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What's the best way to intervene during a racist rant?

What's the best way to intervene during a racist rant? | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
"The contents of Stacey Eden's video and the way it's been received have much to tell us about the depressing state of how we address racism in this country," writes Ruby Hamad.
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Young woman puts a stop to racist rant on Sydney train

Young woman puts a stop to racist rant on Sydney train | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Footage of a young Sydney woman defending a Muslim couple from racial abuse on a Sydney train has gone viral on Facebook.
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From Lynching Photos to Michael Brown's Body: Commodifying Black Death

From Lynching Photos to Michael Brown's Body: Commodifying Black Death | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
It's worth questioning what it means for us culturally that the media exploits images of brutalized and dead Black people.
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'Odd couple' of federal politics work to bring back multiculturalism

'Odd couple' of federal politics work to bring back multiculturalism | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
They could be described as the 'odd couple' of federal politics.  From different sides of the political spectrum, one of Greek heritage the other of British stock, together MPs Russell Broadbent and Maria Vamvakinou have fought to have the concept of multiculturalism accepted once again in Australia. They launched federal Parliament’s ‘Friends of Multiculturalism’ committee in 2007 during a time when the refugee debate had impacted on Australia’s support for multiculturalism.
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Imagining Social Justice as a Communal Process

Imagining Social Justice as a Communal Process | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Hate violence is inextricably bound to broader social and political systems.
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Muslim groups condemn government's 'lack of response' to anti-Islam rallies

Muslim groups condemn government's 'lack of response' to anti-Islam rallies | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Muslim groups have criticised the federal government for its lack of response to anti-Islam rallies held over the weekend. The nation-wide protests, held under the banner 'Reclaim Australia,' protested against "sharia law, halal tax and Islamisation." In some states the rallies became violent, going head-to-head with anti-racism groups.
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Ferguson officials' racist emails released

Ferguson officials' racist emails released | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Emails between officers and city official – including one joking about stoning Muslim women and image used to mock Michelle Obama – now made public
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Cornel West on matters of race

Cornel West on matters of race | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it

Dr Cornel West is a United States philosopher, academic, activist, author and public intellectual. Or, as he puts it, a blues man in the life of the mind, a jazz man in the world of ideas. A civil rights activist, Dr West was recently arrested at the Ferguson, Missouri, protests over the police shooting of an unarmed black man -- one of several of late in the US. He's now setting out on a lecture tour of Australia and he's told Ron Sutton about it. 

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It doesn't take much to find Australia's racial divide on Facebook

It doesn't take much to find Australia's racial divide on Facebook | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
When the ABC posts stories about Indigenous justice on Facebook, the flood gates open. It would appear these racially charged and hostile opinions are not marginal in Australia.
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The Rohingya plight challenges the popular view of terrorism

The Rohingya plight challenges the popular view of terrorism | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Violence against Muslims rarely makes headlines in the West unless it is committed by other Muslims.
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Don’t ask, don’t tell: the homophobia in Australian schools

Don’t ask, don’t tell: the homophobia in Australian schools | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
In particular, the primary and secondary education sectors are a minefield of homophobic and transphobic law, institutional practice and everyday discrimination. In this, LGBTQI people are the collateral damage of the neoliberal push towards privatisation.
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Europe's Migrant 'Genocide'?, World Have Your Say - BBC World Service

Europe's Migrant 'Genocide'?, World Have Your Say - BBC World Service | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Is Europe ignoring 'genocide' as Malta PM says? And reaction to the Zulu King's speech.
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On immigration, the language of genocide has entered the mainstream | Suzanne Moore

On immigration, the language of genocide has entered the mainstream | Suzanne Moore | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Desperate people die at sea and are talked of as insects, not human at all. This is the natural conclusion of the toxic attitudes on proud display in British politics
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What People Are Really Saying When They Complain About 'Black Lives Matter' Protests

What People Are Really Saying When They Complain About 'Black Lives Matter' Protests | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Protesters gathered in cities across the U.S. on Tuesday, in the latest round of demonstrations against police violence, misconduct and mistreatment of minority communities.

In New York City, an estimated crowd of 400 participants marched across B...
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This One Photo Is Being Used By Australians To Fight Racism

This One Photo Is Being Used By Australians To Fight Racism | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
A man stood up to a neo-Nazi at a Melbourne right-wing rally last weekend.
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Father Of The Aboriginal Flag Slams Reclaim Australia For 'Idiotic' Appropriation | newmatilda.com

Father Of The Aboriginal Flag Slams Reclaim Australia For 'Idiotic' Appropriation | newmatilda.com | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
The artist who designed the Aboriginal flag has condemned the use of the iconic red black and yellow in the racist Reclaim Australia rallies over the weekend, saying to use it as a “banner for anger” is “idiotic”.
Hundreds of anti-Islam protestors, including former One Nation politician Pauline Hanson, mobilised in 16 cities over the weekend to “Reclaim Australia”, a national movement purportedly against Islamic extremism, halal certification and Sharia law.
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Diversity and immigration are not the problem. Political courage is… | Kenan Malik

Diversity and immigration are not the problem. Political courage is… | Kenan Malik | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
Last week, nine British Muslims were arrested on the Syrian border as Nigel Farage tapped into his constituency’s unease about modern Britain. We need our leaders to respond to this unease with reason – and a positive vision
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Guilty of Being Poor

Guilty of Being Poor | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
When a community issues arrest warrants for more offenses than it has residents, something's deeply wrong.
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Black woman's 'lynching' charge: an unsettling tactic to punish activism?

Black woman's 'lynching' charge: an unsettling tactic to punish activism? | anti-racism framework | Scoop.it
California law was passed in 1933 to prevent mobs from taking people from police custody but case of Maile Hampton and others suggest police are cracking down on protesters
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