Henry quit social media at the weekend, saying he would stay away until platforms did more to tackle “toxic” racism and harassment.
Shodunke, who publishes Canada-based online newspaper, GatewayMail, and currently the National Public Relations Officer of Nigeria’s sub-group, Egba National Association USA and Canada, maintained that the time was ripe enough for mobilisation against oppression, tyranny and all forms of discriminations.
Police estimated around 15,000 people flooded into Berlin’s central Alexanderplatz square, with officers taking to Twitter 45 minutes in to declare the square “full” and to ask people to stop arriving.
Nigerian-American filmmaker, Julius Onah, examines racism, prejudice and stereotypes in new thought provoking film: “Luce.”
Clubs should be slapped with automatic nine-point deduction and ordered to play three games behind closed doors if their supporters indulge in racist behaviour, Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has said.
Germany international, Jerome Boateng, has revealed details of racism he experienced in football, dating back to his days as a youth player, local media reported on Friday.
German Football Association head, Reinhard Grindel, on Thursday in Berlin said he should have made clearer that racism is unacceptable after midfielder Mesut Ozil quit the national team.
“I’ve told my family I don’t want them going out there because of racism and anything else that may happen,” the 27-year-old left back told London’s Evening Standard on Wednesday.
The anti-discrimination organisation, Kick It Out, has found this out and called on the club to stop their supporters singing a song about that makes reference to the size of the striker’s penis
“I can’t believe they [Ring Magazine] got Andre Ward ranked number 4 in the pound-for-pound list. Even though the guy that’s ranked number 1 pound-for-pound right now [Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez], you know, you can’t argue about that, but without Andre Ward losing a fight, he has to be number 2. I mean, he wins his fights not in good fashion, but in great fashion, and they have him at number 4?
He said: “We have to punish not only through fines and stadium closures, but we have to use our rules to suspend teams, to take away their points or even to relegate them if racism continues
Fifa recently ordered both Bulgaria and Hungary to play their next home World Cup qualifiers behind closed doors because of racist and anti-Semitic behaviour by their fans respectively