Race Relations / Ethnic Issues

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Philippines says more than 2,200 citizens in Kuwait want to go home

Published 12/02/2018

Filipino workers who were repatriated from Kuwait take part in a dialogue with a Department of Labour official at Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Paranaque, [more…]

‘Black Panther’ gets superhero reception from critics

‘Black Panther’ gets superhero reception from critics

Published 08/02/2018

Cast member Lupita Nyong'o poses for a portrait while promoting the movie "Black Panther" in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (In [more…]

Democratic senator criticizes Pelosi’s immigration comment

Democratic senator criticizes Pelosi’s immigration comment

Published 28/01/2018

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, a moderate Democrat, said on Sunday he thought a new White House immigration plan was a good starting point, and he criticized House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi for dismissing it as a way to "make America white again." [more…]

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

2018 Grammys: Will hip-hop finally even the score?

Published 25/01/2018

CBS EVP for music and special events, Jack Sussman, Executive Producer Ken Ehrlich, host James Corden, Recording Academy President and CEO Neil Portnow roll out [more…]

Sinn Fein MP resigns over tweet on Northern Ireland massacre

Sinn Fein MP resigns over tweet on Northern Ireland massacre

Published 15/01/2018

BELFAST (Reuters) - A British MP for the Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein resigned on Monday in an outcry over a tweet he posted on [more…]

U.N. rights office decries Trump’s reported remarks as ‘racist’

U.N. rights office decries Trump’s reported remarks as ‘racist’

Published 12/01/2018

The United Nations human rights office on Friday rejected as "racist" and inciting xenophobia the reported remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump describing immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from "shithole" countries. [more…]

U.S. envoy erred in comments about Muslims in Netherlands: State Depar

U.S. envoy erred in comments about Muslims in Netherlands: State Depar

Published 11/01/2018

The new U.S. ambassador to the Netherlands made mistakes and feels great remorse for falsely saying two years ago that Muslim migrants had "burned" politicians and created "no-go zones" in Holland, a State Department official said on Thursday. [more…]

Director Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

Director Guild embraces women, minorities in awards nominations

Published 11/01/2018

75th Golden Globe Awards – Arrivals – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., 07/01/2018 – Greta Gerwig, Saoirse Ronan. REUTERS/Mario AnzuoniLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood directors nominated [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court considers legality of Ohio voter purging

U.S. Supreme Court considers legality of Ohio voter purging

Published 10/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court returns [more…]

U.S. judges order overhaul of North Carolina’s partisan congressional

U.S. judges order overhaul of North Carolina’s partisan congressional

Published 10/01/2018

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - A three-judge federal panel ordered congressional districts in North Carolina to be redrawn ahead of the 2018 elections, ruling on Tuesday [more…]