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Azeem Akhtar: Essex chairman steps down three days after appointment amid racism investigation | Cricket News

Azeem Akhtar has stepped down as Essex chairman just three days after being appointed to the role, while an independent review is conducted into his historical activity on social media following accusations of antisemitism. The launch of the “immediate” investigation was announced just hours after an article published on Thursday in The Jewish Chronicle accused … Read more

CNN Connects Daylight Savings Time to ‘Structural Racism’

CNN on Friday connected Daylight Savings Time to sleep problems among communities of color. The outlet claimed problems with lack of sleep and sleep disorders are more prevalent in black, Asian, Hispanic, or Latino communities, adding the “inequities” can be detrimental to a person’s health. When a person’s sleep patterns are poor, it can result in … Read more

Brittney Griner Facing Racism, Homophobia, 16-Hour Work Days In Russian Prison

Brittney Griner will face horrific conditions during her time in a Russian prison … with environments that will include homophobia, racism and 16-hour work days. According to The Nation’s Dave Zirin, prisoners in Mordovia — where Griner was taken to earlier this month — are barely treated like humans. Bigotry is commonplace, medical care is … Read more

WHO Renames Monkeypox As Mpox, Citing Racism Concerns

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization has renamed monkeypox as mpox, citing concerns the original name of the decades-old animal disease could be construed as discriminatory and racist. The U.N. health agency said in a statement Monday that mpox was its new preferred name for monkeypox, saying that both monkeypox and mpox would be … Read more

Nearly Half of Young People Think Britain Was Founded on ‘Racism’

The idea that the United Kingdom was founded on the back of “systemic racism” is held by nearly half of young people, polling has reportedly found. Just under half of young people polled by YouGov supported the claim that the United Kingdom was founded on “systemic racism”, with the research also indicating that so-called Critical … Read more

Harry and Meghan to Receive Award for Fighting ‘Racism’ in Royal Family

Harry and Meghan are to receive a human rights award for fighting “structural racism” within the Royal Family from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights organisation. For their efforts in causing chaos within the monarchy, renegade royals Harry and Meghan are to receive a human rights award, with the pair being credited as fighting “structural … Read more

Universal Masking in Schools Can Counter ‘Structural Racism’

Universal masking may be “an important tool for mitigating the effects of structural racism in schools,” according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) claiming the coronavirus pandemic deepened “educational inequities,” disproportionately affecting groups who are “vulnerable by historical and contemporary systems of oppression, including structural racism and settler colonialism.” … Read more

Racism affects 40% of Asian New Zealanders since Covid-19 pandemic onset

Science Media Centre Asians are facing discrimination in Aotearoa since the pandemic began, with students, migrants and those living rurally most affected. Forty percent of Asian Kiwis have experienced racism since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to researchers at the University of Auckland. The paper, published in the New Zealand Medical Journal on … Read more

Alabama Councilman Accused of Racism Arrested For Punching Black Mayor

Play video content Tarrant Police Department An Alabama city councilman accused of using racial slurs was arrested after punching the town’s Black mayor … and it’s all on video. Police in Tarrant, AL just released the footage … and cops say the video shows Councilman Thomas Bryant punching Mayor Wayman Newton in the face. There’s … Read more