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  1. An unflinching look at racism

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... friend Kathryn Stockett's novel is a well-balanced comedy with heart-warming drama that tackles racism without being too preachy. Recent college grad Skeeter (Emma Stone) returns home ...

  2. Muslim accuses Cathay of racism

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay Pacific has been accused of racism by a Muslim airport worker after he was denied a job interview at the airline's office in Heathrow Airport, London. Salim Zakhrouf, who was born in Algeria, said he was offered an interview by the Hong Kong carrier days later after he applied again, using a white, British-sounding name, Britain's Daily Mail newspaper reported. ...

  3. Confronting the racist demons

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they are unusual only in their circumstances. The racism and hatred behind them are prevalent in every society. No level-headed or decent person could have committed such acts. They are the domain ... opened its doors wide to migrants and refugees. Islam has quickly become the second-biggest religion. Not everyone likes the change and casual racism is now rife, just as elsewhere ...

  4. Guilty or not, Terry should be stripped of captaincy

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jason Dasey Regardless of whether he is found guilty of a racism charge, John Terry must be stripped of the England captaincy ahead of next year's European Championship. ... we'd stamped out most of the racism in our game so I was very surprised by these incidents coming so close together,' said Viv Anderson, who became the first black player to represent ...

  5. Apologising politely

    Posted Jul 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... John Millen None of us are perfect. We all make mistakes. The courteous thing to do when we are wrong is to apologise politely. A polite apology does not need to be long and dramatic. It should be short and simple and to the point. Apologising politely wi ...

  6. REVIEW: The Help

    Posted Sep 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... prevalent in a state where the Ku Klux Klan ran wild. The Help casts a more benign eye on the racism of that period, with the most extreme case in the film being an initiative put forward ... off-screen as background noise. It's amidst all this that the story's feel-good friendships unfold, as aspiring young white journalist Skeeter Phelan (Emma Stone)- disgusted by the racism ...

  7. Poet on the rap track

    Posted Mar 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an anti-racism poem on TV. 'I wanted to change poetry,' he says. And it is evident that he has. ...

  8. Unwanted jolt

    Posted Aug 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... proximity was unpalatable. I am familiar with the yesterday views of my mother's generation; racism was rife then and it was usual to look down on those with different skin colours. But while ... residency. The racism has also seeped into the debate about whether the English Schools Foundation should be subsidised. Coming on the heels of last month's anti-migrant attacks in Norway, ...

  9. Mugabe's thanks as daughter graduates

    Posted Nov 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and international accusations that he has practised racism against Zimbabwe's white minority. Mugabe, who has been in power in Zimbabwe for more than 30 years, has been accused of human rights abuses ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Sep 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... broadcasting experience. Peter Lok, Chai Wan Fundamental economic differences Beatriz Taylor's letter ('Racism sustains US right wing', September 19) fails to appreciate that a country founded on the tenet of individual freedom abhors racism, and that racism defines neither Democrats nor Republicans. While some may contend that its traces are inherent in the human condition, ...




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