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Professor’s Solution To Refugee Crisis: ‘Shoot All That Black Scum’

A Portuguese professor has spread racist slurs on the Internet, and been getting away with it for years. Are they tasteless examples of economic theories, or a criminal offense? Events took the worst turn conceivable: In order to justify tough austerity policies, a conservative MP representing the Portuguese governing party PSD quoted from the blog […]

Crime figures released by the Interior Ministry on Wednesday showed sharp rises in xenophobic crimes in 2014, with anti-Semitism and attacks on refugee homes causing particular alarm. The figures presented by Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière in Berlin showed that 203 attacks took place against refugee homes in 2014, up from 58 in 2013. Far […]

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Racism is real and it is a destructive force in our society. Something is wrong when thousands of resumes are mailed to employers with identical information and black-sounding names are 50% less likely to get a call back.  Something is wrong when black people are charged prices roughly $700 higher than white people when buying […]

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The Lithuanian Centre for Human Rights posted a video of an unusual social experiment. Lithuanians responding to a casting call for an advertisement found themselves in a “waiting room” with a black actor pretending to be a recent immigrant to Lithuania. The actor then requests help translating what someone wrote to him on Facebook, but […]

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Italy’s deputy Senate president describing a black minister as an “orangutan” does not amount to racism, senators have decided.   Roberto Calderoli sparked outrage in July 2013 with his comments about Cecile Kyenge, then Italy’s integration minister: He said: “When I see Kyenge I can’t help but think of an orangutan.” A member of the […]

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