Bethanie Lange

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Racism is more than 'hurt feelings'. We've already had an inquiry to prove it

Do you know why Australia has a Racial Discrimination Act? Amid all the debate about whether section 18C of the act should be repealed as federal attorney-general George Brandis has proposed, few, if any, have stopped to ask that question.<p>The answer is sobering: the act, introduced by the federal …

This Week in Racism - There Are Still No Black Emojis

New emojis include the middle finger, the Vulcan hand salute, an optical disc icon, a chipmunk, and a black droplet. But no black <i>people</i>.<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news stories on a scale of one to RACIST, with “one” being the least racist and “RACIST”</i> …

You Can't Fight Racism With Guns

There is little that groups promoting gun regulation can do to improve on the efforts of their most visible opponents: open-carry activists. After …

Is This Casting Call for the NWA Biopic Actually Racist?

A casting call for the upcoming NWA biopic, <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, has people riled up due to its favoring of light-skinned black actresses over darker skinned blacks. Why is light skin still seen as somehow better?<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news</i> …

Rijeka deny racism allegations from Manchester City

The Croatian club insist there was no racial abuse directed towards Seko Fofana and instead suggest the team walked off due to the player being sent off and conceding<p>HNK Rijeka have vehemently denied that a Manchester City Under-21 player was racially abused during a friendly on Tuesday.<p>The match …