Black lives matter

Two years after George Floyd murder, racial trauma permeates US

Wednesday marked the second anniversary of Floyd's killing by a Minneapolis police officer, which sparked a global protest movement and calls for a racial reckoning to address structural racism.

published on : 26th May 2022

Mourners to gather at funeral after Patrick Lyoya shooting

Civil rights leader Rev Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the family's request. Their lawyer, prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump, also will speak at Renaissance Church of God in Christ in

published on : 22nd April 2022

Family seeks charges, asks for release of officer's ID and name in Patrick Lyoya's death

As in many US cities, Grand Rapids police have been occasionally criticized over the use of force, particularly against Black people, who make up 18% of the population.

published on : 15th April 2022

Video release shows black man fatally shot down by Michigan cop

Patrick Lyoya, 26, was killed outside a house in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Video shows Lyoya running from the officer who stopped him for driving with a license plate that didn't belong to the vehicle.

published on : 14th April 2022

Hate crimes trial in Ahmaud Arbery killing enters 4th day

Arbery, 25, was fatally shot just outside the city limits nearly two years ago. The white men who pursued him are charged with violating his civil rights and targeting him because he was Black. 

published on : 17th February 2022

Medical examiner on stand at officers’ trial in Floyd death

Baker, the chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd’s death a homicide will return to the stand at the trial of three former Minneapolis police officers.

published on : 1st February 2022

George Floyd killing: Prosecutors probe use-of-force training in police department

One count against all three police officers says they saw George Floyd needed medical care and failed to help.

published on : 28th January 2022

Kenosha shootings: US teen cleared in protester deaths says self-defense 'not illegal'

The teen -- seen smiling as he rides in a car after the verdict -- said he was relieved that his "rough journey" had come to an end.

published on : 21st November 2021

US teenager, who killed two men, cleared of all charges in Kenosha shootings during racial injustice protests

He had been charged with homicide, attempted homicide and reckless endangering after killing two men and wounding a third with an AR-style semi-automatic rifle.

published on : 20th November 2021

Quinton de Kock controversy was at the back of my mind: South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma

David Miller's two last-over sixes powered South Africa to a four-wicket victory over Sri Lanka despite a hat-trick by Wanindu Hasaranga in a thrilling Super 12 match.

published on : 30th October 2021

'Spineless cowards': Virat Kohli slams trolls, online abuse on pacer Mohammed Shami

On the eve of the New Zealand match, India skipper comes out in support of Shami who was the victim of online abuse because of his religion following the match against Pakistan.

published on : 30th October 2021

Quinton de Kock returns as SA opt to bowl against Sri Lanka

South Africa have made one change to their lineup with senior player de Kock coming in place of Heinrich Klassen, while Sri Lanka have fielded an unchanged XI.

published on : 30th October 2021

T20 World Cup: South Africa's Quinton de Kock apologises for refusing to take knee

De Kock pulled out of Tuesday's match against holders West Indies for 'personal reasons', defying orders from Cricket South Africa to their players on following the anti-racism gesture.

published on : 28th October 2021

I am not racist: Quinton de Kock says fine with taking knee, available to play for South Africa

The wicketkeeper-batter pulled out of South Africa's Group 1 Super 12 stage match against the West Indies in Dubai on Tuesday after refusing to take the knee as an anti-racism gesture.

published on : 28th October 2021

'We will take a knee' Warner responds to Quinton de Kock sitting out

Warner also said he was not too bothered by his poor scores in the recent matches and is hoping to hit top form soon.

published on : 27th October 2021
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