Franco Lollia has been living in France since he was two years old. But like many other black people in the country, he feels excluded from society. In 2005 he founded an organization to battle what he describes as implicit and pervasive racism.
Italian MEP Cecile Kyenge is facing a legal showdown with a far-right party whose politicians have worn blackface and called her an ape. She told DW that she's standing up for "people who can't defend themselves."
Racist and xenophobic sentiments are widespread in Russian football, but a small group of fans are hoping to change that. The World Cup could provide a good opportunity to transform the country's supporter culture.
Legendary black boxing champion Jack Johnson has received a posthumous pardon from US President Donald Trump. Johnson's 1913 conviction for sex trafficking had long been considered racially motivated.
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