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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Black Lives Matter


Trump on BLM protests: Bunch of thugs, did not even spare Gandhi statue

September 19, 2020 12:01 pm

Donald Trump the statue of Gandhi in Washington DC was vandalised by unknown miscreants at the peak of the nationwide protests.

Explained: How Breonna Taylor and Daniel Prude killings highlight police violence, racial bias in US  

September 17, 2020 5:01 pm

The Black Lives Movement has sought to highlight examples of everyday racism experienced by people of colour in the US, and how this racism can be fatal for people of colour owing to arbitrary violence inflicted by police and how state institutions fail victims.

I don't care about politics behind BLM: Holding slams England, Australia for not taking a knee

September 11, 2020 11:42 am

England and Australia did not take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter movement during their T20I series. England even stopped wearing BLM logo.

'Racism is real', Daren Sammy urges cricket to do better

September 11, 2020 10:14 am

Sammy, who led West Indies to two Twenty20 World Cup titles, has been at the forefront of the movement in cricket and wants those who run the game to do more.

American Airlines OKs Black Lives Matter pins for employees

September 09, 2020 11:38 am

With the move, American Airlines joins Starbucks, Delta Air Lines and other major companies that let employees wear items supporting the movement that protests police violence against Blacks.

What is the 'Thin Blue Line flag', embraced by right wing supporters in the US?

September 07, 2020 8:51 pm

According to the Oxford Dictionary, the term "Thin Blue Line" is “used to refer to the police, typically in the context of maintaining order during unrest.”

Explained: What is the Antifa movement?

September 07, 2020 8:54 am

Portland shooting: Michael Forest Reinoehl, who was being investigated for the fatal shooting of a Trump supporter in Portland, was killed by law enforcement agents. He was an Antifa supporter. What is this movement?

Suspect in fatal Portland shooting killed as officers move in

September 04, 2020 10:39 am

The officials said the suspect, Michael Forest Reinoehl, 48, was killed during the encounter in Lacey, Washington, southwest of Seattle, when a federal fugitive task force moved to apprehend him.

Black Lives Matter: Estée Lauder to review skin-lightening products

September 03, 2020 12:32 pm

In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, employees of the company had written a letter William Lauder, executive chairman of Estée Lauder with the need to engage in more race-related conversations

US Presidential Elections: In Trump 2020, Nixon 1968 echo

September 12, 2020 10:06 am

The campaign for the US Presidential poll has kicked off with online national conventions of both parties. Trump’s pitch on law and order recalls Nixon’s in 1968, when he had addressed suburban white voters.


'No Justice, No Peace': Wisconsin protesters defy another curfew in third night of protests

August 26, 2020 8:57 pm

Two people were shot to death and another was wounded during a third night of protests in Kenosha over the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, and authorities Wednesday hunted for a possible vigilante seen on cellphone video opening fire in the middle of the street with a rifle.

England, West Indies take a knee as cricket resumes after four months

July 08, 2020 9:29 pm

England and West Indies players take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before the start of play in the first Test at Southampton as international cricket returned after a four-month absence.

'Black Lives Matter Plaza' is drawn into history amid protests over George Floyd killing

June 06, 2020 4:08 pm

District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser said the painting is intended to send a message of support and solidarity to Americans outraged over the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool stars, International athletes back protests in US

June 03, 2020 8:16 am

From Lewis Hamilton to Liverpool, the sporting world came out in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man who died in Minneapolis after a white police officer knelt on his neck.