The white Arkansas school board member’s Halloween costume was extremely detailed — and deeply offensive.

In the pictures, every part of Ted Bonner’s face is painted black except his lips, which are a garish red, hiding imitation gapped teeth. He’s wearing bib overalls and a straw hat. And in his hands, he’s holding a handwritten sign that says “Blak Lives Matters.”

The photos were snapped on Halloween, but began circulating on social media last week, when Bonner’s blackface...

A police officer in Minnesota who shot and killed Philando Castile, during a routine traffic stop, was charged with second-degree manslaughter. Castille's girlfriend went on Facebook Live following the incident.
Ramsey County Attorney John Choi made the announcement during a Wednesday morning press conference that officer Jeronimo Yanez will face three charges for shooting and killing Philando Castile on July 6.

Choi said he concluded that “use of deadly force by Officer Yanez...

A massive 198 people were arrested in Rotterdam on Saturday for wanting to protest against racist character Zwarte Piet. Among them were GroenLinks councilor Simion Blom, lawyer Michiel Pestman and activist Jerry Afriyie.

According to newspaper AD, the people arrested belong to action group Kick Out Zwarte Piet. The police stopped the bus carrying the protesters to Sinterklaas' national arrival in Maassluis. A spokesperson for the group told the newspaper that the police told them...

The week following Donald Trump’s election win was marked by countless acts of hate and violence carried out across the country. Reports of vandalized property, verbal attacks and physical assaults on Muslim, Jewish, Black, Latino and LGBT communities inundated news outlets, leaving many members of these communities fearful for what the future would bring.

In Montana, reports that anti-Semitic leaflets were cropping up in residential neighborhoods led one synagogue to request police...

Twitter's Chief Executive Jack Dorsey apologized on Thursday after the microblogging service let through an ad promoting a white supremacist group.

"We made a mistake here and we apologize. Our automated system allowed an ad promoting hate. Against our policy. We did a retro and fixed," Dorsey tweeted.

The ad titled "New Article: The United States Was Founded as a White People's Republic' on NEW ORDER website" showed eight white children in a field. It was tweeted from an...

Imran Khan was left with burning skin and eyes when a teenager squirted the liquid from a Lucozade bottle through the window of his car.

The 37-year-old, who is still in pain, says the assault in Barking last Tuesday came after he was intimidated by a gang of teens as he delivered a pizza to Academy Way.

“There were a group of 13 or 14 of them, they surrounded me,” the dad-of-five explained.

“They started swearing at me, I didn’t know what to do.

“They took the...

At least two more churches have been vandalized with what appears to be pro-Donald Trump racist graffiti, according to the houses of worship.

One of the churches, St. David's Episcopal, in Beanblossom, Ind., was targeted sometime Saturday, a Facebook post from the church says.

"Three tags were painted on the outside of the church," the post says, including "Heil Trump" and a swastika.

"We are disappointed that our safe haven has been vandalized but will not let the...

Senior officials in West Virginia have become embroiled in a race row after a county employee published a Facebook post likening Michelle Obama to an “ape in heels”.

Clay County Development Corporation director Pamela Ramsey Taylor published the post to celebrate Donald Trump’s election victory, commenting it would be “refreshing” to have a “classy, beautiful, dignified First Lady back in the White House."

She continued to say: “I'm tired of seeing a Ape in heels”, in the...

British police confirmed on Wednesday they had launched an investigation after suspected PKK sympathizers vandalized a Turkish mosque in London.

The London Diyanet Mosque in Hornsey, north London, came under attack on Tuesday night. Attackers -- who were recorded on CCTV -- threw stones, broke windows and wrote terrorist slogans on the building’s walls.

The initials “PKK” and anti-Turkish slogans were daubed on the property.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed to Anadolu...

A Turkish union postponed the opening of its office in the Swedish city of Goteborg Saturday after it received death threats from a group of pro-PKK people, a union official told Anadolu Agency.
The Union of European Turkish Democrats (UETD) had plans to inaugurate its office and hold a discussion on the topic “July 15th and the Presidential System,” but it was unable to proceed because of the threats, Harun Uzel, president of the union's Goteborg office, said.
Uzel said a group...

A predominantly African-American church here was badly burned on Tuesday evening, with the words “Vote Trump” spray-painted on the side of the building, an episode that comes amid rising concerns over possible violence in the final days of a polarizing and racially charged presidential race.

Mayor Errick D. Simmons of Greenville said that firefighters, responding to a call around 9:15 p.m., discovered the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church “engulfed in flames.” Fire Chief Ruben Brown...

A protest by a neo-Nazi organization has taken place outside government buildings in the US state of Pennsylvania, which was met by a larger counter-rally.

Dozens of members of the Nationalist Socialist Movement (NSM), an American neo-Nazi group, chanted slogans in support of white supremacy and against racial diversity in the US.

The neo-Nazis repeatedly raised their right arms in 'Heil Hitler' salutes and shouted "white power."

The protests took place on Saturday in...

A Polish woman was floored by a punch during a race row on a late-night Tube train, police said.

The alleged victim was travelling on a westbound District line train shortly after midnight when a man became aggressive and began to argue with her.

Officers investigating the attack said he made reference to the fact she was Polish before punching her in the face.

The force of the punch knocked the woman to the floor of the train.

Her attacker is said to have left...

Germany's EU commissioner has been accused of racism after he described Chinese people as "slit eyed".

Speaking to businessmen in Hamburg last week, Guenther Oettinger used the term "Schlitzaugen" ("slit eyes") to describe visiting Chinese businessmen, Reuters reports.

He said the congregation consisted of "nine men, one party, and no democracy".

"All of them in suits, single-breasted, dark blue jackets," he added. "All of them had their hair combed from left to right,...

On 18 October, 29-year-old Eritrean refugee Haftom Zarhum was severely beaten and shot to death by a vengeful mob of Israeli soldiers, prison officers and police in and out of uniform, security camera footage recently obtained by the Tel Aviv newspaper Haaretz has revealed.

The mob mistook Zarhum, unarmed and injured, for the gunman who had opened fire moments earlier at the central bus station in Bir al-Saba (Beer Sheva), a city in the south of present-day Israel.

The gunman,...