Stories about Ethnicity & Race from June, 2017
"The media has a great responsibility in society, to not repeat stereotypes, not amplify them, and not to replicate racist actions."
Without the active presence of justice in all its forms, it will remain impossible for any Iranian government to achieve coexistence among all of the country’s ethnic nations.
"Our community is just a small part of the Balkan cultural mosaic, but nevertheless it provides important contribution to the overall European diversity."
Brightman was a key figure in many important acts of Native American resistance, including the takeover of Alcatraz Island and the occupation of Mount Rushmore.
"In 1944, African soldiers, liberators of France, were massacred by... France itself. These African servicemen had committed only one crime: that of being African."
While the federal government of Nigerians is congratulating the new MPs, some Nigerians say the government should not appropriate the electoral victory of the British-Nigerians.
"[I would like] a nation where the people looked for honest jobs and did not have to hurt or even take the lives of others," one blogger wrote.
"Both people outside the field and colleagues think it’s pretty unusual to see a black police officer. I’ve actually been asked many times if I’m originally from Spain."
"This is yet another fraud perpetrated on the Oromo people and it must be rejected."
"If I were to take you at your word, I would ask you why you insist on providing ammunition to the imperialist colonists that call us savages."
Thousands of people have gathered in Verwada village in Barwani district to celebrate the newest festival in Madhya Pradesh – the festival of Rani Kajal Mata, an ancient, indigenous deity.
"I was six years old. My uncles, my father’s younger brothers, led me by the hand. We walked by night and slept by day."
"I made a post telling my friends [that] the word is banned. Ironically, my post was removed and I was banned from liking, posting, and sharing content for 24 hours."
"Each one of us Dalit’s progress in education is determined by these fellowship grants. When we are denied these, we undergo mental harassment and our societal death."