Racism

UK NEWS: SHILPA SHETTY FLYING IN TO VISIT AILING JADE GOODY

Via BBC News Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty is hoping to visit terminally ill reality TV star Jade Goody next week. Shetty won Celebrity Big Brother in 2007 following a series of altercations with fellow contestant Goody, who was accused of bullying and racism. “Shilpa has been keeping in touch with her for months and they are good friends,” said publicist Max Clifford. “She desperately wants to see her if she’s well enough.” Clifford added that Goody was comfortable, but “very weak”. “She []

UK NEWS: MET POLICE HIT BY CLAIM IT OPERATED SEGREGATED VANS FOR BLACK AND WHITE OFFICERS

Via The Guardian An “apartheid” system of discrimination and racist bullying operated at a London police station, according to claims made yesterday on the tenth anniversary of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry report. An Asian police community support officer alleged that he and other ethnic minority officers were made to travel separately from white officers. Asad Saeed, who will make his claims at an employment tribunal tomorrow, told in legal documents how one officer ordered a black woman colleague to get out of []

US POLICE FEAR POST-OBAMA KU KLUX KLAN RECRUITMENT DRIVE AFTER WOMAN IS SHOT DEAD TRYING TO LEAVE INITIATION DRIVE

Lunatics…….. Police fear race hate groups are stepping up recruitment over the Internet in  the wake of Barack Obama’s U.S. election triumph. The warning came after a woman was shot and killed during a Ku Klux Klan initiation ritual in America’s deep south. Eight people have been arrested after the victim was allegedly killed when she said she no longer wanted to go through with the twisted ceremony and asked to go home. Vicitm: Cynthia Lynch (2005 mug shot) KKK materials seized []

UK NEWS: BBC RADIO HOST REPLACED IN ‘RACISM’ ROW

BBC Radio Bristol presenter Sam Mason Via BBC News and The Telegraph A BBC radio presenter has been replaced over allegedly racist comments made during an off-air phone conversation. Sam Mason, who took over the BBC Radio Bristol weekday afternoon programme six weeks ago, was suspended on Friday. She was informed by station bosses on Saturday that she would no longer be working for the BBC. According to The Sun newspaper, Miss Mason allegedly told a Bristol taxi firm “not to send an Asian driver []

UK NEWS: BUSTA RHYMES RELEASED!

After being detained by UK Immigration officials today for NO GOOD REASON, rapper Busta Rhymes has been released. Via The London Paper Busta Rhymes has been released after being barred from entering the UK today. His detention throwing plans for an anti-violence gig into chaos. Organisers of the gig were said to be considering Ludacris as his replacement. But Busta’s lawyer intervened and a High Court Judge agreed that the decision to detain was unlawful. The 36 year old MC was released immediately. The []

BLACK PEOPLE WILL BE BANNED FROM ENTERING BARS DURING THE BEIJING OLYMPICS

Black people will be banned from going into bars in Beijing during the Olympics, it was claimed yesterday. Chinese bar owners say police forced them to sign secret pledges – two weeks before the games. One, who asked not to be named, said: “The police told me not to serve black people or Mongolians as they consider them drug dealers and pimps, so don’t let them in.” (Source) Well isn’t that great. Even in 2008 we are still being banned from entering certain []