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Sunday, August 09, 2020



Racist? French cafe pulls "African," "Chinese" ice creams

July 29, 2020 12:20 pm

“We are not 'racist.' We respect everyone!” they wrote in their Facebook post.

Skin colour isn't the only basis of discrimination: Kumar Sangakkara

July 22, 2020 8:54 pm

"We are all taught to love our country but sometimes we follow it blindly and that stops us from appreciating other cultures, other countries, other races, other religions," said Kumar Sangakkara.

The cost of racism: Here's how it affects economies

July 19, 2020 7:23 pm

'Racism is bad for white people, too.'

The problem with the uncomplicated legacy of The Help

July 19, 2020 10:03 am

The Help actor Viola Davis recently said she regretted working on the 2011 film. This, however, is not the first time she said this. But in all probability the film's legacy will not be as tarnished as Gone With The Wind.

Imagined superiority of whites over blacks or blacks over whites is delusional: Hashim Amla

July 16, 2020 3:45 pm

Hashim Amla backed fellow cricketer Lungi Ngidi, who was recently criticised by ex-Proteas for supporting the BLM campaign.

5 films on caste, race and inclusivity to watch with your teen this week

July 12, 2020 5:18 pm

Here are some recommendations for the entire family in the coming week.

'Not Fair': A design campaign that gives a unique spin to the fairness cream debate

July 12, 2020 2:31 pm

Titled 'Not Fair', the pictures are designed as if to show a mirror to the society and its beliefs about fair-skinned people.

Somdev Devvarman: Police brutality in India is off the charts. It’s simply a misuse of power.

July 13, 2020 10:40 am

In a video chat with The Indian Express, former tennis player Somdev Devvarman shares his experiences with racism and social injustice in India. The Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist from Tripura remembers being called ‘Bahadur’ and ‘Chinese’, and breaking barriers with his racquet. Devvarman also speaks out on police brutality in India, and why athletes don’t raise their voices on social issues.

Time has come to build a more equitable fashion industry: Naomi Campbell on racism

July 08, 2020 10:00 am

Sporting a t-shirt with the slogan "phenomenally black", Naomi Campbell opened Paris couture fashion week with a two-minute speech

Why does India have a cream called Fair & Lovely, asks Daren Sammy

July 01, 2020 8:10 am

Daren Sammy has been very vocal about racism plaguing cricket and society at large.


Opinion | The secret history of Muslims in the US

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

Muslims have been in the US since the time of the earliest explorers and have left their mark on everything from the White House to the Marine Corps uniform.

NYT Opinion | New! A hotline for racists

June 22, 2020 6:13 pm

Niecy Nash hosts a satirical infomercial advocating for people to stop calling 911 to harass black citizens and to call 1-844-WYT-FEAR instead.