Mariah Carey: “Nobody Could Fully Understand My Experience” | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

In 1999, Oprah sat down with Mariah Carey and her mom, Pat, to talk about the discrimination their interracial family had experienced—first, when Mariah was growing up in a predominantly white town, and later, when the family moved to a more racially diverse neighborhood. In the interview, Pat opens up about their struggle to become … Read more Mariah Carey: “Nobody Could Fully Understand My Experience” | The Oprah Winfrey Show | OWN

What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

Global power dynamics are changing, the world order re-shaping; the risk of escalation is everywhere, as further strategic and ideological confrontation looms. This is Xi Jinping’s assertive new nationalism happening. Gone, the “bide your time” deference of pre-superpower status. Welcome to China’s brave new world. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) If you’ve been a little distracted by the … Read more What China has been up to under the cover of coronavirus

South Korea Warns Japan of Coalition to Highlight Wartime Abuses

South Korea warned that Japan risked reigniting tensions if it didn’t acknowledge past forced labor abuses, saying Seoul was prepared to build a regional coalition to hold Tokyo to account for its colonial behavior. South Korean Culture Minister Park Yang-woo said in an interview Thursday that international criticism would be “unavoidable” without public recognition by … Read more South Korea Warns Japan of Coalition to Highlight Wartime Abuses

Portland protestors form ‘Wall of Moms’ vs. police

Chanting “Black lives matter,” the group of moms tried to position itself between unidentified police in military fatigues and protesters demonstrating against police misconduct and racial discrimination. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest … Read more Portland protestors form ‘Wall of Moms’ vs. police

HUD Targets Transgender Homeless People with Trump’s First ‘Midnight Rule’

With its June 15 decision in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered an unambiguous message: Employers cannot discriminate against employees on the basis of gender or sexual orientation. Justice Neil Gorsuch’s sweeping opinion for the 6-3 majority affirms that gay, nonbinary, trans and other LGBTQ individuals enjoy the same federal protections … Read more HUD Targets Transgender Homeless People with Trump’s First ‘Midnight Rule’

Bomani Jones on allegations of racial discrimination at Iowa | Golic and Wingo

Bomani Jones joins Mike Golic Jr. and Mike Golic to discuss a 2019 internal report about Iowa’s athletic program, outlining several allegations of racial discrimination against Black athletes, which Hawkeyes head coach Kirk Ferentz stated at a 2020 press conference that he was unaware of. Sign up for ESPN+: http://www.espn.com/watch/espnplus/ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn … Read more Bomani Jones on allegations of racial discrimination at Iowa | Golic and Wingo

Here’s why the Black Lives Matter movement spread to Germany

Cases of racial discrimination have increased significantly in Germany, according to a recent report by the German Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency. The #BlackLivesMatter movement has spread beyond the U.S. to the small German town of Passau. Meet the students behind the protests. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake … Read more Here’s why the Black Lives Matter movement spread to Germany

Conflict related sexual violence: turning commitments into compliance – Security Council (17 July)

High-level open debate on the theme “Conflict related sexual violence: turning commitments into compliance”. In his report on conflict-related sexual violence (S/2020/487 – https://www.undocs.org/en/S/2020/487 ), the Secretary General stated that we must harness the transformative power of women’s leadership, and of amplifying the perspectives and experiences of survivors, in order to move from resolutions to … Read more Conflict related sexual violence: turning commitments into compliance – Security Council (17 July)

Appeal to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Humanitarian Appeal – Mali – Bolivia – Sustainable Development – Poverty – Iraq – Yemen – Cabo Verde – South Sudan – Sudan – SD Congo – Latin America – Food Security – Financial Contribution HUMANITARIAN APPEAL Later today, the UN Office for the … Read more Appeal to fight COVID-19 & other topics – Daily Briefing

Polish gay activists fear discrimination after Duda win

The reelection of Andrzej Duda as president of Poland was long feared by LGBT rights activists there. For one couple, Jakub Kwiecinski and Dawid Mycek, it can mean only one thing: more discrimination against them is coming. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our … Read more Polish gay activists fear discrimination after Duda win

Malaysian Police Grill Al Jazeera Over Report on Immigrants

Malaysian police grilled a group of reporters and staff from news broadcaster Al Jazeera on Friday over a documentary on the treatment of undocumented immigrants that officials have slammed as unfair and biased. National police chief Abdul Hamid Bador said the documentary aired earlier this month had sparked public anger and an initial probe showed … Read more Malaysian Police Grill Al Jazeera Over Report on Immigrants

Rep. Pramila Jayapal on policing, immigration and political change (Full Stream 7/14)

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) is a civil rights activist who represents most of Seattle and is the first Indian-American to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. As protesters around the country call for an end to police brutality and discrimination, she is working for change in law enforcement across the country, including the banning … Read more Rep. Pramila Jayapal on policing, immigration and political change (Full Stream 7/14)

Coronavirus: Is Anonymity Key to Contact Tracing?

When a large coronavirus cluster was rumored to have begun among gay men partying in Seoul’s most cosmopolitan nightlife district, city health officials opted for anonymity. Anonymous testing was provided in clinics to counter the discrimination and stigma gay men in South Korea often experience — which would have created a barrier authorities worried could … Read more Coronavirus: Is Anonymity Key to Contact Tracing?

Families still waiting for answers to hospital disability discrimination investigation | ABC news

People with disabilities die from preventable causes at a much higher rate than the general population, with many saying they face discrimination in the healthcare system. In South Australia, an investigation into seven adverse events in the state’s health system, including four deaths, hasn’t been made public two years after it was completed. For more … Read more Families still waiting for answers to hospital disability discrimination investigation | ABC news