Country music group Lady Antebellum on Thursday changed its name to Lady A, saying it regretted its blindspot over the name’s association with a time of slavery in the United States.
The University of Cape Town’s #RhodesMustFall organisation has called for the removal of all statues that represent oppression, segregation and racism.
Hoffenheim midfielder Diadie Samassekou has welcomed the Bundesliga’s solidarity with players protesting the death of George Floyd, but does not believe matches should be abandoned when fans hurl racist abuse.
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday told staff they were not banned from joining anti-racism demonstrations sweeping the United States and other countries, in a letter that aimed to clear up any confusion on the world body’s guidance.
Germany’s anti-discrimination agency saw a sharp rise in the number of reports of racism it received in 2019, and the agency’s head urged authorities to fix the institutional failings hindering the fight against it.