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· December, 2014

Stories about Ethnicity & Race from December, 2014

31 December 2014

As Elections Approach, Zambia Sees Rising Social Media Hate Speech, Ethnic Tension

"This electoral campaign period has brought out some sad realities about us as people."

26 December 2014

So Much More Than the World Cup Happened in Brazil in 2014

From a soap opera's groundbreaking gay kiss to a national debate on racism and vigilante justice, 2014 was a busy year in Latin America's largest country.

19 December 2014

‘Ferguson Is Here': Black Brazilians Bear the Brunt of Deadly Police Violence

Hundreds marched in São Paulo, not only to support rallies in the US, but also to underline the country's dark reality: Brazilian police systematically target and murder black people.

17 December 2014

The ‘Perfect Human’ Doesn't Live in Puerto Rico (or Any Other Country)

Scientist Lior Pachter wrote a post titled "The perfect human is Puerto Rican" to underscore how absurd the obsession with genetically "improving" humans is. But some took the title literally.

9 December 2014

Russian Prosecutors Say Man's Reaction to Ethnic Riot Was Hate Speech

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Konstantin Sankov stands accused of "calling for hostile acts against a group defined in terms of national identity." If convicted, he could go to prison for 5 years.

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