Racist Comments

  • Bob Dylan investigated in France for 'racist' comments December 3, 2013

    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 singer...
  • Watch: Miss America Nina says US society is evolving September 20, 2013

    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? September 18, 2013

    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? September 17, 2013

    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 September 17, 2013

    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 September 17, 2013

    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 September 17, 2013

    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 from...
  • Indian-origin teacher sues UK school for racism July 26, 2012

    London: An Indian-origin model-turned teacher, once named one of Britain's top 20 hottest men, has sued his school for over 100,000 pounds after he was called a "Paki" in a volley of racial abuses and the national tri-colour was removed from his classroom and dirtied. Haresh Sood, 35, claims racist notes...