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Fight Racism and any forms of bigotry. There is no way to peace, peace is the way.
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The Taliban Execution: What Happens When a Nation Fails | World | TIME.com

The Taliban Execution: What Happens When a Nation Fails | World | TIME.com | FightRacism | Scoop.it
Three shots ring out in close succession, and the woman’s shawl-shrouded body slumps to the ground. Whoops, cheers and praise to Allah follow another four shots into her inert form.
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Racist Babies? Nine-Month-Olds Show Bias When Looking At Faces, Study Shows

"These results suggest that biases in face recognition and perception begin in preverbal infants, well before concepts about race are formed. It is important for us to understand the nature of these biases in order to reduce or eliminate [the biases]," said study researcher Lisa Scott, a psychologist at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in a statement. [3-Year-Olds Fancy Own Ethnic Group]

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How Africans Live, and Struggle, in Southern China

Due to a lack of mutual understanding and to business disputes, conflicts between African people and Chinese people would often occur in the area around Little North Road. A guard there once told a reporter, “In fact the foreigners’ tempers are all right, but many Chinese are dishonest, and purposefully try to sell them inferior goods.”

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Shirley Sherrod Resigns USDA Job After Controversy (VIDEO)

In her controversial speech, Sherrod discussed the first time she was "faced with having to help a white farmer save his farm." She claimed that during the conversation, the man "was trying to show me he was superior to me."

 

"I was struggling with the fact that so many black people had lost their farmland," Sherrod told the crowd. "And here I was faced with having to help a white person save their land."

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Woman, children beheaded in Afghan honour killing | Reuters

Woman, children beheaded in Afghan honour killing | Reuters | FightRacism | Scoop.it
KABUL (Reuters) - A 30-year-old woman and two of her children were beheaded overnight in Afghanistan's east, police said, in what appeared to be the latest in a rapidly growing trend of so-called honour...
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Beating victim Rodney King laid to rest

“He became a symbol of forgiveness,” he added before the funeral, also attended by the Reverend Jesse Jackson.

 

In 1991, King was severely beaten by four white police officers who struck him more than 50 times with their wooden batons and used a stun gun following a high-speed car chase.

 

The officers went on trial for use of excessive force but were acquitted on April 29, 1992, triggering days of deadly rioting in Los Angeles that left more than 50 people dead and caused around one billion dollars in damage.

 

As Los Angeles was ripped apart by crowds who looted businesses, torched buildings and attacked one another, King made a personal plea for peace.

 

“People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? Can we get along?” he asked on the third day of rioting, going off script from

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Whistleblower wins in Supreme Court in Japan first Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/06/29/4601127/japan-whistleblower-wins-in-supreme.html#storylink=cpy

TOKYO -- Japan's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a whistleblower for the first time in a case that highlights the harsh treatment outspoken employees have endured in a nation that zealously values loyalty and conformity.

 

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