Air China Removes In-Flight Magazine with Article Deemed Racist

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 09/09/2016, 4:00 AM

State-owned Chinese carrier Air China says it has removed from its planes copies of its in-flight magazine that contained an article many have found racist. In a guide to London, the September issue of Wings of China offered this piece of advice (in English) to out-of-town visitors: "London is generally a safe place to travel, however precautions are needed when entering areas mainly p...

New Alabama Memorial to Racist Lynchings

By Jason Cochran

Posted on 08/17/2016, 8:00 AM

It's been a long road, but the state of Alabama will receive major acknowledgment of its role in some of America's most painful historical moments. Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery-based legal rights organization, unveiled formal plans for a six-acre complex overlooking the city that will include a national memorial, The Memorial to Peace and Justice. The design calls for a forest of 801...

The Possibility of Public Disorder is Perhaps Another Problem of the Upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio

By Arthur Frommer

Posted on 05/19/2016, 4:45 PM

Zona Sul, Rio de Janeiro. Photo credit: ru_boff/Instagram        On my own several trips to Rio de Janeiro (as a one-time tour operator, I offered charter flights there), I confined my visits to the areas around Copacabana Beach and Ipanema Beach. I had been warned by numerous acquaintances not to venture into downtown Rio, the Tijuca Forest, or any other area outside those two fa...

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