US racism

'Fighting to be strong for my son': Black woman shot by officer seeks justice from hospital bed in US

It took place less than a day after Police Chief Wayne Walles announced the firing of the officer who fatally shot Marcellis Stinnette, a Black man, and wounded Tafara Williams, 20.

published on : 25th October 2020

White woman charged in racist NYC run-in made a second 911 call

Cooper was charged under an existing false-report law that’s been long on the books and doesn’t reference race.

published on : 15th October 2020

US economy suffered USD 16 trillion drag due to racial inequality: Citigroup report

The banking giant pledged USD 1 billion in initiatives for Black-oriented business needs as US businesses face pressure to respond to rising public concerns about racism.

published on : 25th September 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

Donald Trump is US' 'first' racist president to be elected to White House: Joe Biden

Biden has vowed that, if elected, he will begin addressing institutional racism within his first 100 days of taking office.

published on : 23rd July 2020

US police officers fired over photo imitating chokehold on Afro-American man

23-year-old Elijah McClain died last August in Aurora three days after police put him into a chokehold, was injected with ketamine to sedate him and suffered a cardiac arrest.

published on : 6th July 2020

A look at Trump's executive order on police procedures

The executive action also makes it harder for those officers with a troubled history from getting hired by other departments.

published on : 17th June 2020

Be righteously angered but be focused: Adele on protests over George Floyd's killing

Adele said that racism is a problem that is prevalent all over the world and she 'wholeheartedly stands in solidarity with the fight for freedom'.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Racism is 'greatest pandemic': George Clooney calls for systemic change

In his essay, published by Daily Beast, Clooney called racism as the 'greatest pandemic' of the US, lamenting that there hasn't been a 'vaccine' for it even after 400 years.

published on : 2nd June 2020

Tiger Woods urges calm over 'shocking' George Floyd's death

Woods said that he had the 'utmost respect' for police and likened the situation to the Los Angeles riots of 1992.

published on : 2nd June 2020

George Floyd case: Minneapolis cop who knelt on man's neck charged with murder

Derek Chauvin, 44, was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the case.

published on : 30th May 2020

Singaporean 'insults Indians' on social media over COVID-19, minister assures action

The police said that they were investigating a 34-year-old man for 'promoting enmity between different racial groups'.

published on : 2nd May 2020

COVID-19 rakes up racism in US, Trump says infections in African-Americans higher

During a White House press briefing, Trump said evidence shows that African-Americans have higher rates of COVID-19 infection in the US.

published on : 8th April 2020

Man spits at Manipur woman, calls her ‘corona’, sparks fury in Delhi

Students and residents from Northeast India started a #SayNoToRacism campaign on social media, requesting Delhi people to stop racism against Northeastern people.

published on : 24th March 2020