Update: U of Alabama removes donor’s name from school

U.S. 06/07/19, 11:19

The Latest on University of Alabama decision to return record donation (all times local):11:15 a.m.The University of Alabama law school no longer bears the name of a donor who called for a boycott after the state passed a hardline anti-abortion ...

University may return $21.5M after donor’s abortion remarks

U.S. 06/06/19, 14:11

When philanthropist Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. pledged a record $26.5 million to the University of Alabama in September, the institution showered him with praise, lauding his generosity, describing him as a "special person" and renaming the law school in his ...

German parliament denounces Israel boycott movement

Europe 05/17/19, 10:08

German lawmakers on Friday approved a resolution denouncing the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel, describing its methods as anti-Semitic and reminiscent of Nazi-era calls to boycott Jews.The motion called on the German government not to support events organized ...

Madonna rebuffs Israel Eurovision boycott calls

Entertainment 05/14/19, 07:35

Pop star Madonna has rejected calls for her to boycott this year's Eurovision song contest in Israel, saying she will "never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda." Madonna issued a statement on Tuesday, ahead of her expected arrival in ...

Israel says bots promoting boycott of Eurovision

Tech 05/02/19, 14:22

Israel on Thursday said it has uncovered a network of bots and fake Twitter accounts urging a boycott of the upcoming Israeli-hosted Eurovision song contest.Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs said the Palestinian-led movement that promotes boycotts against Israel is behind ...

White House: Trump admin officials will skip press dinner

Politics 04/23/19, 12:39

The White House says Trump administration officials will not be attending this year's annual White House Correspondents' Associated Dinner, following the president's decision to boycott the event. President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that he would be skipping the dinner ...

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Soccer 04/20/19, 07:18

Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign.Talks with the social media companies are now being urgently sought by the Professional Footballers Association, which coordinated the "Enough" campaign to ...

Soccer players launch social media boycott over racial abuse

Soccer 04/18/19, 11:02

Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.Following a series of high-profile cases, the Professional Footballers' Association has gathered support from players to stay off Twitter, ...

Nestle, AT&T pull YouTube ads over pedophile concerns

Business 02/21/19, 19:49

Several companies, including AT&T and Nestle, are pulling advertisements from YouTube over concerns about inappropriate comments on videos of children.A video from a popular YouTuber and a report from Wired showed that pedophiles have made unseemly comments on innocuous videos ...

Dapper Dan seeks accountability amid calls for Gucci boycott

New York 02/11/19, 12:58

Fashion collaborator Daniel "Dapper Dan" Day is seeking accountability as other celebrities call for boycotts of Gucci after the fashion house apologized for producing a sweater that was compared to blackface.The Harlem-based designer posted on Instagram Sunday "there is no ...

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