Racism

UK NEWS: JOHN TERRY WILL NOT APPEAL MATCH BAN FOR RACIALLY ABUSING ANTON FERDINAND / ASHLEY COLE FINED 90K

BBC News reports that Chelsea skipper John Terry has released a statement telling the world that he will not appeal against his four match ban for racially abusing QPR player Anton Ferdinand. Terry called Ferdinand a f**king black c**t during a match in October 2011. In a statement released via his representatives Terry said: “After careful consideration, I have decided not to appeal against the FA judgment. “I want to take this opportunity to apologise to everyone for the language I used in the game []

GOALKEEPER DAVID JAMES ‘I DON’T SEE RACISM’ / ENGLAND UNDER-21s RACIALLY ABUSED IN SERBIA DURING MATCH

In a recent interview former England goalkeeper David James said the following: “I struggle with the racist issue in football because I don’t see it, and  that’s not because I’ve got my head in the sand. In the earlier days, yes, but  the game’s changed. There are some wonderful organisations out there which have  helped football become a much more enjoyable game for everyone. “Stuff in the crowd being aimed at players – that’s gone, or pretty much  gone. I don’t hear []

FOOL OF THE DAY: FORMER FOOTBALLER SAYS JOHN TERRY ‘SHOULD MAKE A STRONG STATEMENT AGAINST RACISM’

Yesterday it was announced that Chelsea skipper John Terry had been found guilty by the FA (Football Association) of racially abusing fellow player Anton Ferdinand during a match last year. Click HERE to read all about it. Terry was caught on camera calling Ferdinand a “f**king black c**t” but may still decide to appeal the FA’s decision. Now Terry’s former youth team-mate Ugo Ehiogu has come forward to say this: “He still could come out of this with a degree of his reputation intact, []

CONTROVERSIAL VIDEO OF THE DAY: ASHLEY COLE VS RIO FERDINAND – “THE HOUSE NEGRO AND THE FIELD NEGRO”

Since giving evidence in defence of his team mate and “good friend” John Terry at his racism trial last week (click here if you missed it) where Terry admitted to calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f*cking black c*nt” during a match on October 2011, footballer Ashley Cole has been called every name under the sun including a “sell out” and a “choc ice”. But Shoe Shine Cole has received a lot of support from the mainstream media who up until his appearance at Westminster []

BRITISH ACTOR/HOMELAND STAR DAVID HAREWOOD SAYS THERE ARE A LACK ROLES FOR BLACK ACTORS IN BRITAIN

British actor and star of the hit US drama Homeland David Harewood has admitted that since returning to Britain he hasn’t had “a single audition” and has spent the last six months out of work. In an interview with The Telegraph Harewood said, ”I’m looking forward to seeing  what comes up next year because I’ve been back six months now and I haven’t  really done anything, which is a bit scary. There really aren’t the roles for me here. I haven’t had a single audition. ITV executives decided []

UK NEWS: CLUB/RESTAURANT TIGER TIGER RESPONDS TO RACISM ALLEGATIONS

Earlier today I posted the news that popular club/restaurant Tiger Tiger in Croydon had been accused of racism after a DJ claimed he was told his set was attracting too many black people to the establishment and he was then fired. Click HERE to read. Now Tiger Tiger has responded via Twitter. Tiger Croydon refutes @djrsi allegations. He is unwilling to follow our commercial R&B music policy which is why he no longer plays here. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. So basically he wasn’t playing enough Jessie J.

UK NEWS: TIGER TIGER FIRES DJ FOR ‘ATTRACTING TOO MANY BLACK PEOPLE’

A DJ has claimed on Twitter that the general manager at popular establishment Tiger Tiger (Croydon) fired him because he attracted too many black people in to his room. DJ RSI tweeted. Just been sacked from #TigerCroydon after General Manager said "there's too many black people in your room" — Ricky Simmonds (@RickySimmondsDJ) March 8, 2012 Oh dear… Oh dear….. All I can do is laugh and shake my head.  Another wake up call folks and we are still only in the []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER JOHN TERRY’S RACISM TRIAL TO TAKE PLACE AFTER EURO 2012

England captain and Chelsea skipper John Terry will stand trial for “alleged” racist abuse conveniently after the European Championships on July 9th. Terry is accused of calling QPR star Anton Ferdinand a “f*cking black c**t” during a match back on October. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said he is accused of a racially aggravated public order offence. Terry has pleaded “not guilty” to the charge. Today his legal team issued the following statement saying, “Mr Terry denies making any racist statement and will establish in court that he is []

UK NEWS: MAN ARRESTED AFTER MAKING MONKEY GESTURE AT PATRICE EVRA DURING MAN U VERSES LIVERPOOL FA CUP

A 59-year-old man has been arrested after a picture was posted on Twitter showing him making racist monkey gestures during the FA Cup Manchester United verses Liverpool game yesterday. Tensions were high as the two  clubs were meeting for the first time since Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was given an eight-match ban for racially abusing Man U defender Patrick Evra. Every time Evra had possession of the ball Liverpool fans booed him and Suarez could be seen watching from the stands cheering his []

UK NEWS: MP DIANE ABBOTT CAUGHT UP IN NEW “RACE ROW” FOR ‘IMPLYING’ THAT TAXI DRIVERS DRIVE PAST BLACK CUSTOMERS

There is no stopping Diane Abbott this week! The woman is on a roll. (LOL). The Labour MP is is in trouble again after accusing taxi drivers of drving past black customers. Abbott tweeted, “Dubious of black people claiming they’ve never experienced racism,” . “Ever tried hailing a taxi I always wonder?” In response to her tweet the OUTRAGED spokesman for the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association Steve McNamara said: “This is a typically silly comment by Diane Abbott and deeply unfair.  The modern generation of taxi []