Brisbane Lions chair Andrew Wellington backs Chris Fagan ahead of Hawthorn investigation

Brisbane Lions Chairman Andrew Wellington has thrown his support behind senior coach Chris Fagan, who is preparing to be a part of an investigation into allegations of racism at Hawthorn. Key points: Andrew Wellington says Chris Fagan has been a “role model, a mentor, and a father figure at the club” Wellington says the Lions … Read more

Elijah McClain died due to sedative, police restraint: Autopsy | Black Lives Matter News

A Black man died after a police encounter in the US state of Colorado in 2019 because he was injected with a powerful sedative after being forcibly restrained, according to an amended autopsy report publicly released on Friday. Despite the finding, the death of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old massage therapist, was still listed as undetermined, … Read more

AFL club reviews urged by WA Aboriginal Affairs Minister after Hawthorn racism allegations

WA Aboriginal Affairs Minister Tony Buti says all AFL clubs should conduct internal reviews into their treatment of Indigenous players in the wake of allegations leveled at the Hawthorn Football Club. Key points: All AFL clubs should review their treatment of First Nations players, Tony Buti says He says every effort is needed to prevent … Read more

Indigenous AFL great Eddie Betts urges clubs to review treatment of First Nations players amid Hawthorn racism allegations

Eddie Betts has called on all AFL clubs to review their historical treatment of First Nations players amid the fresh racism furore that has engulfed the competition. Key points: Eddie Betts praised the bravery of First Nations players for coming forward with the racism allegations The former Indigenous AFL star said the 17 other AFL … Read more

Al Jazeera wins Amnesty International Canada Award | Media News

Slow Journalism unit wins for long read on effect of pollutant-emitting oil and chemical plants built among Indigenous communities. Judges for the 27th annual Amnesty International Canada Awards have awarded Al Jazeera English Online top prize in the Mixed Media category for its long-form interactive feature, Toxic Legacy: The fight to end environmental racism in … Read more

King Charles III Ignores Black Person’s Handshake, Infuriating Africans

https://sputniknews.com/20220921/king-charles-iii-ignores-black-persons-handshake-infuriating-africans-1101042358.html King Charles III Ignores Black Person’s Handshake, Infuriating Africans King Charles III Ignores Black Person’s Handshake, Infuriating Africans Charles III previously denied racism allegation against him which emerged amid claims that an unnamed UK royal family member made comments about the skin color… 21.09.2022, Sputnik International 2022-09-21Q11:23+0000 2022-09-21Q11:23+0000 2022-09-21Q11:23+0000 Africa uk king charles iii … Read more

Indigenous players accuse Australian football club of racism | Racism News

Australian Football League investigates ‘very serious allegations’ as players say they were racially abused by a head coach at the Hawthorn Football Club. The Australian Football League (AFL) says it is investigating “very serious allegations” made by Indigenous players who say they were racially abused by a head coach at the Hawthorn Football Club in … Read more

Live updates: Hawthorn, AFL respond to allegations of racism at club

Luke Hodge has been speaking to Gerard Whateley on SEN this morning. Hodge was appearing as an analyst and was not speaking on behalf of the Hawthorn Football Club. He said that the article made for “a tough read”. “It’s uncomfortable to go through and read,” he said. “Your first thought go to the players … Read more

No club can claim immunity from racism, but Hawthorn has a messy history with its Indigenous players

Few football clubs in Australia could claim immunity from racially prejudiced pasts. Warning: This story contains racist images. In the mirror of historical societal bigotry, footy teams can so often be seen looking back, a reflection of the attitudes and biases of the time. But while the reflections of some organizations have manifested themselves as … Read more

Hawthorn racism review to allege that former coaches separated First Nations players from families and demanded a pregnancy termination

An external review commissioned by the Hawthorn Football Club will reveal allegations that key figures at the AFL club demanded the separation of young First Nations players from their partners, and pressured one couple to terminate a pregnancy for the sake of the player’s career. Key points: Hawthorn commissioned a review to look into how First Nations players were … Read more