Posts Tagged ‘Racism’

US Senate Confirms General Charles Q. Brown As The First Black Air Force Chief Of Staff

by William Ukpeon June 10, 2020
General Charles Q. Brown Jnr who was nominated by Donald Trump in March has been confirmed by the US Senate as America’s first black Air Force Chief Of Staff. General Brown, 58 joined the American Air force in 1985. Vice President, Mike Pence presided over the Senate’s vote which saw Brown have an unanimous historic […]

#BlackLivesMatter: African Football Stars Join The Movement

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 3, 2020
African football stars have shown their support in the struggle for the #blacklivesmatter movement following the recent killing of African American citizens — George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Brianna Taylor, amongst others — by the American police force. Famous African stars including Didier Drogba, Thomas Partey, Moussa Djenepo, John Obi Mikel and Saido Berahino expressed their […]

“He was In Good Health, had No Previous Issues”— Floyd’s Family Contest Official Autopsy Results

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon June 2, 2020
Family of police victim George Floyd are contesting autopsy results from the official Minnesota report, insisting that Floyd did not have an underlying heart condition. Floyd died on May 27 after a policeman knelt on the 46-year-old African American’s neck for almost nine minutes. Floyd was seen in a video gasping for air as Officer […]

Racist American Lady Involved In Abuse Of 911 Emergency Placed On Administrative Leave by Her Employer

by Breaking Timeson May 26, 2020
A viral video of a woman who threatened the life of an African American in New York City Central Park broke the internet yesterday. The White Lady named Amy Cooper is the head of Insurance investment solutions at the Franklin Templeton, a global investment firm in New York City, United States Of America. Any Cooper […]

Racism: Mikel obi in tears after family abuse

by Seun Adeuyion February 6, 2020
Trabzonspor midfielder, Mikel Obi, was forced to hold back the tears while speaking about the racial abuse he and his family suffered on social media after his team’s 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday in the Turkish Super Lig. In an emotional interview after the team’s 5-0 thrashing of Erzurumspor in the Turkish Cup quarter-final first-leg […]

Perceived Racism: Canadian Judge Under Fire For Comments Against Nigerian Examiner

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 27, 2019
Dozens of medical and legal experts have filed a complaint with the Canadian Judicial Council against an Alberta judge, alleging he made comments that could be perceived as racist about a medical examiner from Nigeria. Queen’s Bench Justice Terry Clackson made the comments in the Lethbridge trial of David and Collet Stephan. Last week, Clackson […]