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Racist

A person who deliberately or unintentionally gives preferential or detrimental treatment to persons of a given race. For example, a racist may prefer to hire persons of race A or may be more likely to dismiss persons of race B. In many jurisdictions, racial discrimination is illegal in business settings, though the specific measures taken to prevent it have proven controversial. See also: Affirmative action.
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Show Racism the Red Card uses the high-profile status of football and football players to help tackle racism in society.
The charity believes that role models can have a tremendously positive impact on the attitudes of young people towards racism and it is delighted to have the continued support of Newcastle United.
Former Liverpool wide man Howard Gayle also spoke about the racism he had suffered in football and growing up in Toxteth.
The desire of local anti-racism actors to construct their local area as a place without racism, a place of tolerance or harmony, can be interpreted as political, reflecting a desire to protect and defend a privileged status position.
Stating that Blatter is out of touch from the realities of the game, Nicolae said that it is necessary for Blatter to spend some time outside of a meeting and see a game, adding that without seeing the realities it is difficult for anyone to take the right measures against racism.
Jacyee Aniagolu-Johnson affirms that racism is a very sensitive subject, which people are usually very uncomfortable discussing.
A person may be racist in one situation or region, for instance in coastal areas of Canada, and exhibit no racism in a different situation or region, for instance beyond the coast.
The purpose then of this study is threefold: to understand how adolescent refugees conceptualize racism; to describe the nature of racism as experienced by those living in a predominantly white city; and to examine their coping responses to racist incidents.
It is up to all involved in the game including supporters, players and administrators to recognise what is racism and how to respond to it.
An award of pounds 472,023 will mean the Show Racism the Red Card campaign can expand on its existing work in Wales, educating young people against racism.
Asked if he thought there was racism on the pitch, the Fifa president told CNN World Sport: "I would deny it.
In two separate television interviews the head of FIFA said the global game did not have a problem with racism and that bigoted abuse between players on the pitch could be settled by post-match niceties.