Black Lives Matter

Portland police declare unlawful assembly during protest

For the first time since the presence of federal agents in Portland diminished law enforcement and protesters noticeably clashed Saturday night.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Movement demanding diversity at 2022 Commonwealth games gathers momentum

Away from the wider public glare, Commonwealth Games Federation president, Dame Louise Martin has stepped down from the 2022 board because of 'concerns over a lack of diversity', according to the BBC.

published on : 1st August 2020

US sterilisation program tried to 'breed out' Black people, met UN 'genocide' definition: Study

Almost 7,600 men, women and children were surgically sterilized under the program that was created to serve the 'public good' by preventing people deemed 'feebleminded' from becoming parents.

published on : 25th July 2020

Minnesota lawmakers ban neck restraints after George Floyd's death

The House approved the measure 102 to 29 just before midnight Monday. The Senate passed it 60 to 7 and sent the bill to Gov. Tim Walz a couple of hours later.

published on : 21st July 2020

Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower defaced again

Mayor Bill de Blasio helped paint the mural in front of President Donald Trump’s namesake tower last week.

published on : 19th July 2020

David James pat on back for EPL crusaders in Black Lives Matter movement

The movement which was fueled by the murder of an unarmed Black man George Floyd in the hand of white cops has found support from almost the entire world of sport, from Formula One to cricket. 

published on : 18th July 2020

Statue of Black protester replaces toppled United Kingdom slave trader

Colston was a 17th-century trader who made a fortune transporting enslaved Africans across the Atlantic to the Americas.

published on : 15th July 2020

Black Lives Matter: US university rules out removing Gandhi statue from peace garden

The online petition, launched by university student Akhnoor Sidhu, demanded the removal of Gandhi status in solidarity of the Black Lives Matter movement.

published on : 8th July 2020

West Indies players to wear 'Black Lives Matter' logo during Test series against England

The team has also been granted permission by the International Cricket Council to wear the emblem.

published on : 29th June 2020

Three Tamilians and their parai make waves at Black Lives Matter protest in Australia

Thirumeni Balamurugan along with Mutharasu Kochadai and Aravinth Guruswamy played the instrument at the protests.

published on : 26th June 2020

Black reporter sues paper over ban on her protest coverage

Alexis Johnson, who is black, filed the lawsuit in federal court in Pennsylvania alleging the Post-Gazette was engaging in racial discrimination and illegal retaliation.

published on : 17th June 2020

'Black Lives Matter' banner removed at US Embassy in Seoul

The banner removal comes amid large US protests that began after  George Floyd, died after a white Minneapolis officer pressed his knee into his neck at length as he lay face down and handcuffed.

published on : 16th June 2020

New Orleans protesters pull down bust of slave owner, throw it in river

Video on social media showed dozens of people surrounding the bust which sat on a pedestal while some people pulled on a rope tied to the bust and another hit it with what appears to be a skateboard.

published on : 14th June 2020

Black Lives Matter: Thousands march for racial justice in Australia

The biggest demonstration took place in the Western Australian capital Perth where several thousand people gathered in a park waving "Black Lives Matter" signs and Aboriginal flags

published on : 13th June 2020

Starbucks creates own 'Black Lives Matter' shirt for employees

Starbucks Foundation last week pledged to donate $1 million to organizations that promote racial equity and social justice. The organizations will be nominated by employees.

published on : 13th June 2020
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