racism

This is why Kani Kusruti wore Rihanna's all-gender red lipstick to Kerala State Film Award ceremony

Kani received the award wearing 'Stunna' -- the bright red lipstick brought out by actor-singer Rihanna's cosmetic brand Fenty Beauty. Read here how that's an act of rebellion.

published on : 1st February 2021

India vs Australia: Indian fans are fuming on Twitter after drawn Sydney Test, these are the reasons

It was a memorable day for Indian cricket as Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari showed great resilience against the hosts as the duo batted with grit and determination to keep denying Australia a chance to clean up the Indian lower-order. A historic draw at SCG as India stay very much alive in the series ahead of the final Test.

published on : 11th January 2021

Cleopatra controversy explained: Is Jewish Gal Gadot becoming Egyptian queen in reel unfair 'whitewashing'?

Actor Gal Gadot finds herself at the centre of a storm following the announcement of her reunion with 'Wonder Woman' director  Patty Jenkins for Paramount Pictures' upcoming biopic 'Cleopatra'. Gadot, 35, will play the titular role of the last ruler of Egypt's Ptolemaic Kingdom in the film. 

published on : 25th October 2020

How is football a political sport? 9 Left-wing clubs to whose fans you don't want to ask this question!

The Beautiful game's global appeal is used by several fan groups to question oppression, corruption, and different phobias. For them, their beloved team's legacy is preserved in the ideology they uphold. At time racism and far-right politics cause a headache for UEFA, here are a few clubs where one will feel exactly the opposite as red banners fly high and proletariat slogans echo.

published on : 21st August 2020

What did Michael Holding say? 7 strong quotes on racism, white privilege, 'black lives matter' movement by the West Indies great that you must read

West Indies great Michael Holding  didn't hold back as he delivered a powerful message against racism on Wednesday, asserting that the black race has been dehumanised and its accomplishments wiped off from a history "written by people who do the harm." Holding, who will retire from commentary at the end of next year, talked about racism as cricket waited to restart amid the COVID-19 pandemic here with the first England-West Indies Test.

published on : 10th July 2020

We kneel: Footballers to COVID warriors, 10 iconic photos of people kneeling in solidarity to George Floyd protests

From the Bundesliga venues of Deutschland to the churches of Britain, from police officers to local teenagers... here are a few images of support and solidarity as the people of USA wages on the war against racism, police brutality and white supremacy.

published on : 8th June 2020

#BlackLivesMatter: Kylian Mbappe to Jadon Sancho, football fraternity rally behind George Floyd protests on Twitter

This is why we love the game! Bundesliga stars used the empty stadiums while others who are yet to resume their matches used social media to extend their solidarity to the American protestors who are fighting back racism and police brutality following the murder of Geroge Floyd, a restaurant worker in Minneapolis. 

published on : 1st June 2020

#JusticeforGeorgeFloyd: 10 pictures that show the many faces of anti-racist protests rocking Trump's United States

Americans of all race, religion and class are part of the anti-racist "uprising" that has got the attention of people all around the world. 

published on : 31st May 2020

Malcolm X assassination anniversary: 10 quotes to tell why the firebrand civil rights activist is still relevant | Racism, Nationalism and more...

"Martin Luther King is the perfect hero who preached non-violence and love, and Malcolm X the perfect villain who served as his violent counterpart, preaching hate and militancy", writes scholar and human rights activist Imam Omar Suleiman. The US rights activist was violently assassinated on 21, February 1965, but some of his ideas stay relevant even today, after 55 years. At a time when mass shootings, mob lynchings and other hate crimes have become a regular affair around the world, these words of Malcolm deserves a hearing. 

published on : 22nd February 2020

Why many Indians disagree Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro being chief guest for Republic Day parade? Maybe these quotes will tell...

Jair Bolsonaro is not popular among a large set of people around the world. The right-leaning leader is often criticised as a homophobic, racist and sexist leader because of the comments he had made in public. Here are a few of his controversial remarks. 

published on : 25th January 2020