racism

Outrage as Senator mispronounces Kamala Harris' name, supporters launch online campaign

Several people gave the origin and meaning of their names as they expressed outrage at the mispronunciation of the vice-presidential candidate's name.

published on : 18th 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

JP Morgan puts USD 30 billion toward fixing banking's 'systemic racism'

Banks large and small are still regularly cited for discriminatory practices, including allegations of "redlining" Black homebuyers.

published on : 9th October 2020

Trump debate comment pushing Black Americans, others to vote

While Trump's comments — and his record on race — may have unsettled many Americans, for some Black people they evoke a particularly dark history.

published on : 2nd October 2020

'I'm brown, extremely happy about it': Suhana Khan calls out trolls on colour bias

In an Instagram post, the 20-year-old film student said from an age as early as 12 she has been called "ugly", courtesy her brown skin tone.

published on : 30th September 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

UK music venue renamed after anti-racism protests

Bristol Music Trust said Colston Hall will now be known as Bristol Beacon after a lengthy consultation with thousands of local people.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Indian-origin Sikh taxi driver assaulted, called 'Taliban' in UK

It was horrible, really frightening, I will never work the nightshift again. I'm still very scared, the man told the BBC.

published on : 22nd September 2020

Lady Gaga speaks out against racism, terms 'white supremacy' as a poison

The Grammy and Oscar winner also pointed out that she is not like the ones who would show off the moments of their activism on her show just because it's trendy.

published on : 19th September 2020

'I acted like a fool': Neymar regrets Marseille red card

The Brazil forward was one of five players sent off after a mass brawl at the end of PSG's 1-0 loss in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

published on : 15th September 2020

WATCH | Sheriff's Deputy caught on camera punching Black man in Georgia, fired

As Walker is handcuffed, the deputy who punched him tells the bystander that Walker bit him.

published on : 14th September 2020

Michael Holding criticises England, Australia teams for not taking a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Australia skipper Aaron Finch had said before the series that his team would not take the knee because "education is more important than the protest".

published on : 11th September 2020

Criticism over anti-Semitism: 'Black Lives Matter' logo to be replaced on Premier League kits

Instead of the BLM badge, the players' shirts will have a new slogan reading "No Room For Racism" when the 2020/21 Premier League season starts on Saturday.

published on : 10th September 2020

Black man, who streaked in New York, died of suffocation after cops put hood on him, reveals video

Daniel Prude died March 30 after he was taken off life support, seven days after the encounter with police in Rochester.

published on : 3rd September 2020

Anger after French magazine depicts Black lawmaker as slave

Anti-racism activists said the publication reflected a creeping acceptance of extremist views, fueled by social media.

published on : 29th August 2020
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