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Noose Protest Against Italy’s First Black Minister Cecile Kyenge

AFRICANGLOBE - Italian police on Monday were investigating far-right militants suspected of hanging nooses to protest Italy's first Black minister Cecile Kyenge, two days after a lowlife senator compared her to an orangutan.

Italy Racism Row: Cecile Kyenge Compared to Orangutan

AFRICANGLOBE - An Italian senator has been pressured into apologising after he said the country's first Black cabinet minister Cecile Kyenge reminded him of an orangutan. Roberto Calderoli, from the racist anti-immigration Northern League, told a rally that the success of Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge encouraged "illegal immigrants" to come to Italy.

Death Threats, Protests Greet Italy’s First Black Cabinet Minister

AFRICANGLOBE - Italy's first Black Cabinet minister is facing death threats before a visit to a region known for its anti-immigrant political base. Last week, a local politician from the Northern League party was expelled from the party after she suggested on Facebook: "Why doesn't someone rape her

Italy’s First Black Minister Defiant In Face of Racist Slurs, Death...

AFRICANGLOBE - Italy's first Black minister has responded to a barrage of sexist and racial insults by saying she is proud to be Black, not colored, and that Italy is not really a racist country.

Racist Taunts, Death Threats Greet Appointment Of Italy’s First Black Minister

AFRICANGLOBE - It was hailed as a giant step forward for racial integration in a country that has long been ill at ease with its growing immigrant population. But Cecile Kyenge's appointment as Italy's first Black cabinet minister has instead exposed the nation's ugly race problem,