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Reflections On Brazilian Racism: The Return Of The Ghosts That Were...

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AFRICANGLOBE - For the greater part of the 20th century, Brazil was able to pass by unscathed whenever the discussion of worldwide racism would come up, even passing itself off a “racial democracy” (1). But Brazil was not the only country that managed to sneak under radar of racist countries. While the world focused on countries such the United States and South Africa, racial discrimination and human rights violations for the most part went unnoticed in Cuba, Australia and India.

The Silly End Of Racism

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AFRICANGLOBE- The root of racism is ”Low Self-Esteem ” on both sides. For one , the idea of Black in the minds of all people represents inferiority. And those who are Black embrace that idea more than any other people. Most Blacks see no value in their color no matter how much they pretend to praise it.

The American System Of Racism

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AFRICANGLOBE - Racism was not simply segregated schools or being forced to sit at the back of the bus. Segregation was one part of an entire system of discrimination and abuse created by White Americans for Black Americans.

How Racism And Social Networks Reproduce Income And Wealth Inequality

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AFRICANGLOBE - It turns out that racial inequality persists because the old clichés are true: it does take money to make money, and it really isn’t what you know but who you know. Because racial disparities now run on automatic pilot, these gaps will continue even in the absence of intentional discrimination.

Brazilian Apartheid: Military Police Stop Blacks From Entering Malls

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AFRICANGLOBE - On Saturday, six São Paulo shopping malls managed with the support of the courts to block their automatic door so that police and private security guards could identify who they wanted to allow to enter. The target of discrimination: Low-income Black youths.

Racism May Accelerate Aging In Black Men

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AFRICANGLOBE - A new study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in Black men, ages reporting high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti-Black attitudes. Findings from the study, which is the first to link racism-related factors and biological aging, are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Africans Stand Against European Soccer Racism

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AFRICANGLOBE - AC Milan staged a walk off during a friendly fixture after it's Ghanaian players and other Black members of the squad became the victims of European Soccer racism. The game at Pro Patria was halted after 26 minutes when Ghanaian midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng kicked the ball at the stand behind him, removed his shirt and left the field with his team-mates after racist chant by European fans.

Why White Voters Are Still Motivated by Racism

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AFRICANGLOBE - Did a majority of White people vote for Mitt Romney because of racism or because they truly thought he was the best...

Obama: Four More Years of Racism

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The racial hatred toward President Hussein Barack Obama never ends. It was bad enough that conservative blowhard Ann Coulter called Obama a “retard,” but now...

Brazil, Colombia Grappling With Racism That Keeps Blacks on Bottom

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For decades, Brazil touted itself as the most racially diverse society in the world, celebrating the idea that there was no racism in Brazil because its...

South Africa: Union Accuses Anglo American of Racism

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South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers has accused Anglo American Platinum on Monday of "racism" as the impasse between striking miners and the world's...

Warning for Blacks in Britain as Anti-Racism Organisation Closes

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Scores of racism victims and death in custody families have been left without core support after one of Britain's iconic anti-racism charities has been...

‘Silent Racism’ Still Plagues the Caribbean

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Antigua's Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer said racism remains alive today and the Caribbean must continue to fight this White scourge in order to build...

Black Americans Fear Lingering Racism if Barack Obama Loses

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Liz Wills remembers the unbelievable feeling when Barack Obama entered the White House in January 2009. Now she looks fearfully at the specter of...

Congressman Says Racism Destroying Detroit

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Congressman Hansen Clarke, D-13th District, was forced into an unusual position Wednesday, responding to allegations that he’s masquerading as Black to get votes. Clarke is...

Black Unemployment: is Racism is the Issue?

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No matter what the facts say, Blacks are forbidden to blame race for…anything. That’s the meaning of a post-racial society: race is banned from...
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