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Ruud Gullit says it is ‘almost impossible’ for black players to speak out about racism

Football Focus: Does football have a racism problem? Black footballers find it “almost impossible” to speak out over racism because they are cast in a “victim role” when they discuss it, says former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit. Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling was subject to alleged racist abuse from Chelsea fans last week. He said newspapers are helping to “fuel ...

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Blackfishing: The women accused of pretending to be black

Image copyright Aga Brzostowska/Jaiden Gumbayana Image caption Aga Brzostowska and Jaiden Gumbayana have both been accused of blackfishing “I’ve had no surgery, so I can’t take off these lips. I can’t remove my ‘fake bum implants’.” Over the past month Aga Brzostowska has been labelled a “blackfish”. It’s a term used for someone accused of pretending to be black or ...

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Lion Air crash: Black box retrieved from missing plane

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDivers find Lion Air plane ‘black box’ A “black box” flight recorder from Lion Air flight JT 610 has been found by divers off the coast of Indonesia. The plane, carrying 189 people, crashed soon after taking off from Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, on Monday. It plummeted into the Java Sea – ...

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Wall St. ends last day of haunted October in the black

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rebounded for a second day on Wednesday as investors snapped up beaten-down technology and internet favorites and strong company results lifted spirits, even as the S&P 500 closed out its worst month in seven years. The S&P 500 lost 6.9 percent in October, while the Nasdaq shed 9.2 percent, its biggest monthly loss since ...

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The black history you might not learn at school

Black History Month is celebrated in the UK every October. As this year’s celebration comes to a end, here are four lesser-known historical figures who helped shape multicultural Britain. Image caption Una Marson (centre) worked alongside George Orwell (standing) and TS Eliot (seated), who are pictured looking over her shoulder Una Marson – ‘She was a real trailblazer’ Poet, dramatist, ...

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Hillary Clinton Cracks Racist Joke about Black People: ‘They All Look Alike’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was caught on camera making a racist joke when she corrected her interviewer, who mixed up two African American politicians.  Video of Friday’s interview shows Clinton being interviewed on a stage in New York in front of a live audience.  Kara Swisher from the tech website “Recode” was the moderator of the event.  Clinton ...

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