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Her sitcom “Roseanne” returned in March after a two-decade absence to enormous ratings on ABC.

Network executives were celebrating their strategy of appealing to wider swaths of the country after Donald J. Trump’s surprising election win and the president himself called Ms. Barr to congratulate her on the show’s large audience.But on May 29 that all came crashing down.

ABC abruptly canceled “Roseanne” hours after Ms. Barr, the show’s star and co-creator, posted a racist tweet...

The incident occurred at about 1.30pm on May 28 on a Thameslink network in London.

The Bengali woman, who is in her 20s and wears a hijab, was with her mother when she noticed the man staring at her.

Speaking to Tell MAMA, an organisation highlighting anti-Muslim abuse, the woman said she felt threatened by his stares, disheveled appearance and open can of alcohol in hand.

He then began slurring the phrase ‘dirty fucking bomber’ within earshot of the woman and several...

Starbucks closed 8,000 company-owned USA stores at around 2 pm local time on May 29 as a first step in training 175,000 employees on racial tolerance.

"We understand that racial and systemic bias have many causes, sources, and ways of showing up within each of us and in our communities", says one of the training videos from the preview.

According to the Perception Institute, the consultants who helped design the training, unconscious bias refers to the attitudes - both positive...

As part of a growing call for European governments to push for the protection of the Palestinians from Israeli violence in the occupied territories, some 4,500 pairs of shoes were laid yesterday at the European Council building in Brussels to commemorate Palestinians killed in the past 10 years.

The unusual protest was organized by a global activist group ahead of the meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels to urge them to take action over the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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An anti-Islam rally was held by far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in country's capital Berlin on May 27.

Speaking to media before the beginning of the rally, AfD board member Beatrix von Storch criticized German football player of Turkish origin Mesut Ozil.

Currently playing for English giants Arsenal, Ozil, 29, was born in German city of Gelsenkirchen with Turkish parents. Ozil has also been playing for German national football team since 2009 and the Arsenal star...

ZDF commentators consistently described Meghan Markle and her guests as "exotic" and were fascinated by her black hair. The public broadcaster has been roundly condemned by news outlets and people on social media.

German public broadcaster ZDF was heavily criticized on Saturday for its sometimes questionable coverage of the royal wedding.

Social media users and news commentators found its coverage revealed deep-set racism among German media. The broadcaster responded that it...

Police in Greece's second-largest city say they have arrested two people as suspects in an attack that left the mayor of Thessaloniki hospitalized.

Mayor Yiannis Boutaris of Greece's second-largest city was hospitalized Saturday with head, back and leg injuries after being set upon by nationalist extremists.

Thessaloniki City Council President Calypso Goula said Boutaris was attending a flag-lowering ceremony Saturday in commemoration of the so-called "Pontic Genocide," the...

L'Avenue, a Paris restaurant popular with celebrities, has a system in place to keep out people with Arabic-sounding names and women in headscarves, an investigation by BuzzFeed News in France shows.

BuzzFeed News spoke with four servers who worked at L'Avenue for several years, one until very recently. The four former employees claim that their management routinely instructed them not to make reservations for people with names "of Arab origin" or tourists from the Middle East,...

Starbucks has landed itself in yet another storm of criticism after a branch in California printed a racial slur on a cup.

A man named Pedro, who is of Hispanic descent, had ordered two drinks at the La Cañada Flintridge Starbucks on Tuesday.

When Pedro's drinks were delivered to him he noticed that the derogatory word 'beaner,' a term used against Mexican and Hispanic people, was written on them.

While Starbucks staff are well known for making a hash of people's names ...

Guatemala has opened its embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of the United States that inaugurated its embassy in the city two days prior, in a move that has triggered international condemnation. 

Wednesday's development comes amid widespread anger and protests in the occupied Palestinian territories, commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, or Catastrophe.

The event marks the day when Israel was created in a violent campaign that led to the expulsion of...

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner were blessed by one of Israeli top rabbis, who was criticized for referring to black people as "monkeys" and argued that the country should be free of non-Jews.

Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, who represents Israel's Sephardic Jews of Middle Eastern and North African descent reportedly blessed the couple before they attended the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Monday, which sparked criticism worldwide.

The rabbi had been criticized...

Hamburg-born fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has said he may rescind his German citizenship, saying he "hates" Chancellor Angela Merkel for paving the way for the resurgence of neo-Nazism with her open-door migrant policy.

Lagerfeld, the long-time creative director of Chanel often referred to as the Emperor of fashion, took a new swipe at Merkel over her controversial migrant policy that enabled an influx of refugees into the country of a scale that has never been seen since the end...

Siyonbola was working on a paper in the Hall of Graduate Studies when she fell asleep in a common room.

Another female student came in, turned on the lights and told her, "You're not supposed to be sleeping here. I'm going to call the police."

Siyonbola pulled out her phone and recorded 54 seconds of a hallway encounter with the unidentified student, who told her, "I have every right to call the police. You cannot sleep in that room."

After two white police officers...

A hotel clerk at a Country Inns and Suites in Newport News, Virginia, was suspended after he was caught directing racist comments at a hotel guest.

Dee Fogleman posted a video of the incident on her Facebook page Friday after the clerk made racist comments to her brother, Irby who recorded the video, for complaining that his mother was given a hotel room where smoking was permitted, WVEC-TV reported.

Irby told the clerk that he had requested a non-smoking room for his mother,...

Sixty Palestinian refugees were arrested by the Syrian regime on May 4, while attempting to escape from the Yarmouk Refugee Camp in southern Damascus.

They were detained before being returned forcibly to the camp, which is currently under heavy bombardment by the Assad regime and its Russian allies.

The area has been fought over by various rebel groups since late 2012, and was captured by Daesh and its affiliates from the Free Syrian Army a number of times over the years.

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