Racial Remarks

  • US: Ex-mayor's 'dirty' Asian remarks stir outrage April 7, 2012

    Washington: A controversy-prone former mayor has landed himself in a soup again, this time for his remarks targeting "dirty" Asian shops in his poor black-majority district, a racial slur that invited all-round criticism. Washington DC Councilman Marion Barry, 76, who just after winning a primary on Tuesday declared that "we...
  • Kiwi TV top bosses apologise to Anand Satyanand October 14, 2010

    Melbourne: Top bosses of New Zealand's state-owned TV channel, whose former host Paul Henry had made racial remarks against Indian-origin Governor General Anand Satyanand, have apologised to the leader in person. TVNZ's Chairman John Anderson and CEO Rick Ellis called on Satyanand at the Government House in Auckland and apologised over...