Tag Archives: Race issues

Floyd Mayweather accuses Conor McGregor of racism and uses homophobic innuendo

Floyd Mayweather called Conor McGregor a faggot and accused the UFC fighter of intolerance in an nasty public impression at Wembley Arena Floyd Mayweather assaulted Conor McGregor with a homophobic slur and accused the UFC fighter of racism in the final leg of a promotional tour that has descended into an ugly struggle of words. The UFC lightweight endorse was …

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Academy president ‘disappointed’ with all-white Oscar nominees

Cheryl Boone Isaacs adds diversity in the film industry must be improved after the Academy fails to recognise any actors or directors of colour Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has responded to the polemic circumventing this years all-white Oscar nominations and admitted to being disillusioned about the lack of diversity. Snubs for …

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‘Haafu’ and proud: Miss World Japan won by mixed-race contestant

Priyanka Yoshikawa, whose father is Indian, says she was inspired by Ariana Miyamoto, the 2015 Miss Universe Japan winner who faced racial backlash Japan will be represented at this years Miss World contest by a woman with a Japanese mother and Indian father after Priyanka Yoshikawa became the countrys second mixed-race contestant in a row chosen for a major international …

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