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Why is Italy still so racist?

Guardian UK - The events of the last few weeks have proved, beyond doubt, that Italy has a serious problem with racism. Bananas have been thrown at C├ęcile Kyenge, Italy's first black government minister. A (female) councillor for the Northern League has said she should be raped. A Northern League senator has likened her to an orangutan. Last week the AC Milan footballer, Kevin Constant, walked off the pitch after a barrage of abuse, just as Kevin-Prince Boateng did earlier this year.  Read more.

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