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racism

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A hashtag claims Airbnb racism is real, and Harvard study agrees

People are using the hashtag #AirbnbWhileBlack to highlight a problem with the sharing economy.

By 6 May 2016

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Mafia 3 tackles racism and the Vietnam War in 1960s New Orleans

Mafia 3 takes the series into new and risky territory.

By 5 August 2015

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Twitter admits dragging feet on trolls, bans Milo Yiannopoulos

The social network is promising to take a harder stance on online nastiness after suspending the account of conservative firebrand @Nero.

By 20 July 2016

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Google vet's new Candid app for anonymous sharing puts trolls in their place

Bindu Reddy wanted a social app where she could say what she really thought, hear unfiltered responses and tamp down the volume on trolls.

By 21 July 2016

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Netflix blames us for its subscriber woes (The 3:59, Ep. 80)

And by us, we mean the press. We also talk about Pokemon Go (again) and the racist Twitter attack on "Ghostbusters" star Leslie Jones.

By 20 July 2016

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After Dallas shootings, ex-congressman tweets threat of war against Obama

Technically Incorrect: As at least four police officers lie dead, former Rep. Joe Walsh takes to Twitter to threaten the president on behalf of "Real America."

By 8 July 2016

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Alton Sterling's shooting death boils over on Twitter

Technically Incorrect: A video of a black man being shot dead by police emerges. Twitter, as usual, becomes an epicenter for reactions ranging from the enraged to the numb.

By 7 July 2016

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Facebook aflame over laundry detergent ad in which woman turns black man pale

Technically Incorrect: In China, Qiaobi laundry detergent launches an ad that many find racist.

By 27 May 2016

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In this parody, there's nothing in this world J.J. Abrams can't fix

Some might say J.J. Abrams single-handedly saved the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises. In this comedy clip, he sets his sights on tackling everything else, sexism and racism included.

By 23 February 2016

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Step into another skin with Everyday Racism app

A new free app for iOS and Android lets you experience a small slice of what life's like in Australia as an Indian student, a Muslim woman, or an Aboriginal man.

By 23 January 2014