Black Lives Matter Movement through the eyes of a black student in Ireland

June 21, 2020

As the Black Lives Matter movement makes its way around the world, we have to realise that racism is prevalent in our own society and take a look at how we can change ourselves in order for greater change to happen. No matter what age, race or social class we have to acknowledge that racism exists and that we all should try to understand and listen to the stories and experiences of people who suffer because of it.


Scientists study the biological effects of racism

April 1, 2020

Racism is linked to the wear and tear of the body due to chronic stress, new research concludes. Scientists have found that racial discrimination is linked to allostatic load among African American women. Allostatic load refers to the long-term effects of continued exposure to chronic stress on the body


Racism in television dating shows

February 5, 2020

While television has often been heralded for offering a more diverse portrayal of minority groups than film it has still struggled with a tendency to reinforce stereotypes.
Many believed that the explosion of reality TV, with its portrayal of real people in a natural environment would finally break the glass ceiling of these rigid typecasts.


Software created in DCU to track online hate speech

December 12, 2018

“Cultural change is possible, and new norms can be established – particularly by those with power and influence. Ireland needs leadership from across society to play a more discernible role in preventing the spread of online intolerance” said Emily Logan, Chief Commissioner of “The Commission”.


Spare a hug, have a Harte

December 10, 2014

Michael Brown, the black, unarmed teenager shot by white police officer Darren Wilson is a recent example of how racism is still alive and well in our society.

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Racism: What’s new?

November 14, 2014

Giulia Luzi shows how racism is still alive among the Roma families and Travellers in Ireland.