Racist Comments

  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for 'racist' comments 03-12-2013 01:10 PM

    Paris: The American singer Bob Dylan is being investigated in France after a Croatian community organisation alleged that comments he made to Rolling Stone magazine last year amounted to incitement to racial hatred, Paris prosecutors said on Monday. In the interview, published in the magazine's September 27, 2012 edition, the...
  • Watch: Miss America Nina says US society is evolving 20-09-2013 10:27 AM

    Nina Davuluri created history earlier this week becoming the first Miss America of Indian origin. But her victory was greeted with an onslaught of racist reactions. She is looking only at the positives and said American society is evolving. ...
  • Does prejudice against dark skin persist in India? 18-09-2013 09:38 AM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Nina Davuluri as an Arab and a terrorist with ties to Al Qaeda. ...
  • FTP: Do the dark-skinned face prejudice all over the world? 17-09-2013 11:54 PM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Nina Davuluri as an Arab and a terrorist with ties to Al Qaeda. ...
  • New Yorkers hit out at racism over the crowning of Indian-origin as Miss America 17-09-2013 08:30 PM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media on Monday. However, the New Yorkers have hit out at racism, saying she's American regardless of her colour. ...
  • 9 racist tweets against Miss America Nina Davuluri 17-09-2013 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: Within seconds of Nina Davuluri clinching Miss America title, Twitter burst in to a flurry of wrath. For, the victory of Nina, an aspiring doctor who wants to use the prize money worth the $50,000 (31,000) to finance her studies, left many miffed. While Nina made history by...
  • Indian-origin Miss America Nina Davuluri unfazed by racist comments 17-09-2013 08:34 AM

    The crowning of the first Miss America of Indian origin sparked a racist reaction on social media on Monday but 24-year-old Nina Davuluri played down the issue, saying she had to "rise above" such things. On Twitter, some users uncharitably referred to Davuluri, the daughter of a gynaecologist who emigrated...