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UN Day Against Racism

Every year on March 21, the U.N. marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. The global crisis of capitalism, refugee crises and consequent rise to power of right-wing and hard-right forces across the globe highlights the importance of combating racism, white supremacy and the scapegoating of migrants, as well as the attempts to pit people against one another on the base of ethnicity, color, and nationality.

The Bolivarian Fight Against Racism

 

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The United States

 

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Latin America

 

Afro-Latin American Women Leading Fight Against Racism, Sexism

Misogyny, and anti-Black racism in Latin America are increasingly challenged by groups led by women. READ MORE

Bolivian Government Approves Task Force to 'Decolonize' Police

The police commander, an Afro-Bolivian officer that suffered discrimination himself, now wants to eradicate racism within the police force. READ MORE

Afro-Latinas Fight For Democracy, Land, and Opportunity

A summit in Bogota was an effort to address the many challenges that confront one of the most vulnerable populations in the Western hemisphere. READ MORE

Anti-Racism Worldwide

 

'Stop the Scapegoating': Thousands Protest Racism in London

The peaceful protesters slammed rising populism for fueling xenophobia within Europe and abroad. READ MORE

Europe's Biggest Soccer Teams Help Launch Anti-Racism Campaign

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus have backed the anti-discrimination and anti-racism campaign. READ MORE

Calls for Irish Solidarity with Immigrants on St. Patrick's Day

Those celebrating Irish history and culture in the U.S. on St. Patrick's day have been urged to look back at Ireland's history with immigration. READ MORE

 
  • An Indigenous activist waves an upside down U.S. flag with an image of historic Native American leader Sitting Bull on it during a protest march and rally in opposition to the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines in front of the White House.

    An Indigenous activist waves an upside down U.S. flag with an image of historic Native American leader Sitting Bull on it during a protest march and rally in opposition to the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines in front of the White House. | Photo Reuters

  • In addition to the protest, well over a million people in Britain have signed a petition calling for U.S. President Donald Trump

    In addition to the protest, well over a million people in Britain have signed a petition calling for U.S. President Donald Trump's planned state visit to be cancelled to avoid embarrassing Queen Elizabeth, in a grassroots backlash against his immigration policies. | Photo Reuters

  • People protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump

    People protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at O'Hare airport in Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 28, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • People participate in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. Jan. 14, 2017.

    People participate in a Black Lives Matter protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City, U.S. Jan. 14, 2017. | Photo Reuters

  • Rosalie Gurna, 9, holds a sign in support of Muslim family members as people protest against U.S. President Donald Trump

    Rosalie Gurna, 9, holds a sign in support of Muslim family members as people protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban on Muslims. | Photo Reuters

  • Activists make the links between Black Lives Matters and Palestine.

    Activists make the links between Black Lives Matters and Palestine. | Photo Reuters

  • The string of police killings in the United States sparked a wave of powerful protests around the country.

    The string of police killings in the United States sparked a wave of powerful protests around the country. | Photo Operation Ghetto Storm

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