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word: opprobrium


opprobrium 

Definition: (noun) Disgrace arising from exceedingly shameful conduct; ignominy.
Synonyms: obloquy
Usage: The candidate’s racist comments attracted public opprobrium. Discuss.
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TODAY’S HOLIDAY: INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION


International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

This day is observed annually on March 21, the anniversary of the day in 1960 when, at a peaceful demonstration against the apartheid “pass laws” in Sharpeville, South Africa, police opened fire and killed 69 black South Africans. Observation of this day was initiated by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966, when it called on the international community to redouble its efforts to eliminate all forms of racial discrimination and to remember the victims of Sharpeville. More… Discuss

 

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Democracy Now Exclusive – Cop in Fatal Shooting of Ex-Marine Kenneth Chamberlain ID’d, Sued in 2008 Racism Case


Democracy Now Exclusive - Cop in Fatal Shooting of Ex-Marine Kenneth Chamberlain ID’d, Sued in 2008 Racism Case

Democracy Now Exclusive - Cop in Fatal Shooting of Ex-Marine Kenneth Chamberlain ID’d, Sued in 2008 Racism Case (click to access)