Originally Posted by DumbleDorf

This isnt the case.

WOTC have stated that no races in D&D are inherently evil anymore.

It's still up to the DM, nothing WotC can do or say changes that.

Also, we need to distinguish between goblins as a race and goblin society/culture. While individual goblins may not be evil, their society/culture as a whole is definitely evil. It's a society built on the strong bullying the weak, cruelty, torture and destruction.