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It’s that time again ... we’re checking in with our favorite British royal bride (and now, mom-to-be) to see how things are progressing—style-wise, that is.

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Prince Harry and Meghan spent longer than the 20 minutes allocated in their schedule to speak to and shake hands with as many well-wishers as possible.

The post Prince Harry and Meghan start Aussie tour with baby gifts appeared first on theGrio.

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An Australian Rules Football (AFL) club had to apologize this week after three of its players donned full-body blackface to impersonate Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a Kenyan-born AFL player, Aliir Aliir.

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Trevor Noah is learning the hard way that in this age of social media "receipts,"  bad jokes have a way of haunting you years after the fact.

The post Trevor Noah responds to backlash after offensive joke about aboriginal women resurfaces appeared first on theGrio.

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SYDNEY (AP) — Usain Bolt is making a run at professional soccer in Australia. The […]

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Well, if there is one thing that we learned on Monday, it’s that Thon Maker can’t fight. This is evident from the wild brawl that took place in a FIBA World Cup qualifying game between Australia and the Philippines. Thon Maker trying to drop kick opponents during a basketball brawl between Australia and Philippines! (Via […]

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South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, wants to address the legacy of colonization in his country by taking land from white farmers and giving it to the Black citizens. Ramaphosa said in an address to South Africa’s parliament in Cape Town that the “original sin” of the country was the European colonizers taking land from the […]

The post Outrage after Australian official wants to grant white South African farmers visas to come to “civilized country” appeared first on theGrio.

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National Geographic Magazine did something which is practically unprecedented for a century-plus-old periodical: admit that it was racist for a long-a$$ time.

The post Why the colonizers at National Geographic want you to accept their apology for being racist AF appeared first on theGrio.

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SYDNEY (AP) — Apple was facing accusations of racism in Australia on Thursday after a group of black teenagers was asked to leave a store in Melbourne when a staffer expressed concern they would shoplift.

The post Australian Apple store accused of racism after black teens ejected appeared first on theGrio.

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A new study suggests Queensland, Australia, bus drivers are racist toward non-whites. Researcher Redzo Mujcic […]

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