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Out Of The Shadows: White Supremacy Flourishing In Trump Era

AFRICANGLOBE - Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation. Forty-two percent of Americans said that they personally worry a “great deal” about race relations in the United States, up seven percentage points from 2016 and a record high in the Gallup’s 17-year trend. These high-profile incidents, often sensationalized by mainstream media, overshadow the more pervasive forms of racism that exist in local politics, businesses and schools.

South Africa: Race Relations So Bad It Could Lead To Civil...

AFRICANGLOBE - Race relations in South Africa are so bad that it could lead to civil war, retired Judge Bernard Ngoepe has warned. Ngoepe told a forum at the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism that racism should be criminalised. “Are you not going to criminalise racism, even though there is the distinct threat that the country may explode? Unless we criminalise it, there will be danger to the unity of a nation.”

Black Americans Now See Race Relations As Nation’s Biggest Problem

AFRICANGLOBE - After a year that saw national attention on long-simmering tensions between Black communities and police officers, 2014 closed with more Americans — both Black and white — ranking race relations as the most pressing problem facing the nation.

61 Percent Of Black Americans Say Race Relations Getting Worse

AFRICANGLOBE - American opinions and perceptions of race relations, opportunities and discrimination are distinctly divided by racial lines, a recent study finds. A new survey from the Emerson College Polling Society finds that 61 percent of Black Americans believe race relations are getting worse in the United States.

Racial Violence ‘Remains An Every-Day Experience’ In Britain

AFRICANGLOBE - A report into the United Kingdom's race relations says violent attacks on ethnicity minorities are occurring in new parts of the country and that racism remains a societal problem. The study cites the swift changes of globalisation and ethnic minority relocation to non-diverse communities, in conjunction with the coalition government’s austerity measures, as factors that have led to this trend.

How Some Americans View Race Relations 4 Years After Election First...

  How some in the U.S. view race relations nearly four years after the nation elected its first Black president, Barack Obama:“I don’t know that...

How Has The Election Of Obama Change Race Relations In America?

AFRICANGLOBE - Despite the election of America's first Black president more than three years ago, America still has a long road to travel when it comes to race relations. The New York Times reports that race remains a powerful factor among a small minority of voters - particularly in poor areas with a lot of White working-class people.

Despite Claims of a "Post-Racial" Society, Widespread Bias Continues in America

Recent public opinion polls show that more whites than African-Americans believe that the United States has entered a "post-racial" era in which racial bias doesn't exist. But social psychologists and experts on race relations dispute that, citing wide racial disparities.