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Crowds across America erupted into joy as the jury's verdict was read out but their elation was tinged with wariness of the progress left to be made.

Comment: Today, just as in the 80s, communities of colour are being driven to protest, only to be met with a government that denies the painfully obvious, writes Malia Bouattia.

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Malia Bouattia

Race and Ethnic Disparities Commission ignores Britain's racist reality

Comment: A new government report concludes that the UK is a model for other white-majority countries. That couldn't be further from the truth, writes Malia Bouattia.

<em>Black</em> adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Black adviser to Boris Johnson quits amid race report

Boris Johnson's most senior Black adviser has quit over the heavily contested race report published by the government this week.

Backlash after report finds UK not 'institutionally racist'

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Backlash after report finds UK not 'institutionally racist'

A controversial report by a government commission has found that the the UK is not 'institutionally racist', prompting heavy criticism from ...

Malia Bouattia

Kill the bill: Resisting a UK police state

Comment: A repressive new policing bill has been postponed, but anger over Covid failures, BLM and the Everard demonstrations points to the coming wave of collective rage, writes Malia Bouattia.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Colorado shooting suspect makes his 1st court appearance

The court appearance marked the first time that the suspected shooter has appeared in public since he was arrested Monday inside the King ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Floyd murder trial 'defining' chance for justice: UN

The trial of a US police officer facing charges for murdering George Floyd is a crucial and defining opportunity for justice, UN rights chief ...

Sanjeev Krishna and Yolanda Augustin

The UK government's pandemic shame

Comment: A year into the pandemic, and the UK government's failure to provide adequate PPE means that frontline healthcare workers remain in the ...

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

White supremacist propaganda surged in 2020, report says

The Anti-Defamation League has reported a rise in the amount of white supremacist propaganda released in the US last year.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Protesters demand justice one year after Breonna Taylor's killing

One year after Breonna Taylor's killing, protestors marched to demand justice and accountability from the police department in Louisville, ...

Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

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Minneapolis reaches $27 million settlement with Floyd family

The figure is the largest pre-trial civil rights settlement in US history, lawyers for George Floyd's family said.

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Siana Bangura

Of course the royal family is a racist institution

Comment: It's unsurprising Meghan experienced the racism she did, given Britain's long history of empire, colonialism and capitalism, writes ...

In America, Meghan Markle’s racism claims elicit shock, sympathy

Brooke Anderson

In America, Meghan Markle’s racism claims elicit shock, sympathy

Some considered the interview overdue discussion on the royal family, mental health and racism.

George Floyd's cousin 'confident' as trial begins in Minneapolis

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George Floyd's cousin 'confident' as trial begins in Minneapolis

'It's a bittersweet feeling for us,' said Shareeduh Tate, who represented Floyd's family in the courtroom on the first day of former officer ...

The New Arab Staff

Palestinian-American journalist arrested during BLM protests goes on trial

Andrea Sahouri was arrested in Iowa for refusing to disperse during a Black Lives Matter protest she was covering for work.

The New Arab Staff

Iranians outraged by music video featuring US porn star

Iranians have taken to Twitter to express their anger with a new music video from Sasy Mankan featuring adult film star Alexis Texas.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

French minister warns of 'Islamo-leftism' in universities

Frederique Vidal has caused controversy by saying that “Islamo-leftism" is present in French universities.

The New Arab Staff

France to dissolve far-right anti-migrant group

Founded in 2012, Generation Identitaire is a far-right political identity movement that may be dissolved following action to prevent migrants ...

Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

The New Arab Staff

Calls for firing police officers who 'assaulted' Arab-American teenager

CAIR New Jersey has urged the dismissal of two police officers accused of assaulting a teenager.

Malia Bouattia

Elbit protest highlights the power of unity in action

Comment: This joint action to protest Elbit sends an important message about the links between fighting colonialism, structural oppression and ...

Amplifying <em>Black</em> and Afro-Iranian voices with the Collective

Sahar Esfandiari

Amplifying Black and Afro-Iranian voices with the Collective

Frustrated by the absence of Black voices in the Iranian community and the media, a group came together to form a collective to amplify ...

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Hiba Rahim

Florida anti-protest bill threatens even tighter chokehold on communities

Comment: Conservatives in Florida are introducing a new anti-protest bill, but make no mistake about its intended target, writes Hiba Rahim.

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Aniqah Choudhri

Debunking the myth of 'Asian grooming gangs' isn't enough

Comment: The Home Office has finally admitted most child grooming gangs are made up of white men, but for British Muslims the damage has already ...

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