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Name Kick it Out
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Job xxxx Football NGO
Desc Kick it Out is a UK-based anti-racism charity

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2018 01 15 Retrieve

[Kick It Out have released a statement on Regis’s death, expressing shock at the loss of a pioneer] Kick It Out is shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of former West Bromwich Albion forward Cyrille Regis at the age of 59. Cyrille was a pioneer of English football, becoming one of the first iconic Black players of the professional game, alongside former Albion team-mates Laurie Cunningham and Brendon Batson. Following his career, Cyrille was a great supporter of the organisation’s work helping to tackle racism in the sport, kindly donating his time and efforts to Kick It Out on numerous occasions

2019 08 20 Retrieve

[Paul Pogba: Manchester United vows to take action after star targeted by racist abuse on social media] The latest round of fixtures have seen unwarranted and vile racist abuse sent to players. This time Reading’s Yakou Meite and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The number of posts such as these since the start of the season further highlights how discriminatory abuse online is out of control. Without immediate and the strongest possible action these cowardly acts will continue to grow

2020 05 12 Retrieve

[Ex-Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor also received a racist message on Instagram, leading anti-discrimination body Kick It Out to say it was ‘appalled’] Racial hate speech and violent threats are totally unacceptable but have become sadly normalised on social media. Whilst we continue to collaborate with social media platforms to ensure a safer user experience for all, these cases should be investigated by law enforcement and the abusers should face criminal sanctions