Stories about Ethnicity & Race from April, 2017
"I even love the Ooni of Ife more after the snub meted out to him by the uppity head of a tiny chiefdom. Oba Akiolu of Lagos played himself."
Rafael Braga Vieira: Symbol of Institutionalized Racism and Criminalized Poverty in Brazilian Justice
Braga was homeless and collecting recyclables to survive when he arrested the first time. But that was just the beginning of a darker saga.
The contest's Russian referee threatened Sharsheyev with deportation as he refused to leave the ring after the loss.
Alexey Navalny had to reinvent himself to take charge of the Russian opposition, but he may have given up his populist edge over Vladimir Putin, along the way.
“So-called 'Paradise on Earth' has no public safety for it's citizens. Tomorrow, it could be me, you, or any of us," wrote a Facebook user.
"It was a huge event that after two hundred years there was a baby baptized as Prince of Georgia."
Feyisa Lelisa and Kenenisa Bekele, two of the world's greatest marathon runners, are both from the same ethnic group. But that is where the similarities stop.
Russian animator Alexey Yurevich has produced his own version of Rudy Mancuso’s 2016 viral hit, “Racist Glasses,” using the same premise with a uniquely Russian spin.
"The victims of #veldhiv have been pulled from eternal rest to serve as a tool in the electoral plot of infamous politicians without brains or morals."
"If the students follow these rules, it is because they don’t have the balls to assert their human rights, and they deserve the university where they study".
"...I would just like to spare a thought for all the families who know that they paid a price in spilled blood for the country..."