Thursday, January 27, 2022

racism

Instagram tests new feature to curb targeted harassment

The new feature will allow users to lock their accounts and limit any potential interactions when they feel they're the target of harassment.

Michael Holding criticises England cricket team’s “moment of unity” gesture

Holding, who is a passionate advocate for equality in cricket and the wider community, feels the gesture is akin to saying "all lives matter" rather than supporting Black Lives Matter movement.

Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan under probe for mocking Indians

Buttler and Morgan both feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the former playing for the Rajasthan Royals and the latter leading the Kolkata Knight Riders.

One more England player under scanner for racist tweet

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is now investigating the matter.

Michael Holding feels it impossible to wipe out racism

The West Indian great, who now lives in the United Kingdom, said not everyone can understand the challenges that black people endure through their lives.

Punjab YouTuber booked in Arunachal Pradesh for racist remarks

Chief Minister Pema Khandu, taking to Twitter, condemned the racial slur and said the "video aims at inciting ill will and hatred towards the people of Arunachal Pradesh".

Oprah Winfrey reveals she was ‘surprised’ by Meghan Markle’s racism claims

Winfrey recently appeared on Nancy O'Dell's new show, 'TalkShopLive', during which she reflected on the jaw-dropping interview, watched by nearly 50 million people worldwide.

Derek Chauvin found guilty on all three charges of killing George Floyd

President Joe Biden said it was a murder in the full light of day and it ripped the blinders off for the whole world to see the systemic racism in the country.

Rallies in Atlanta, nation against hate after spa shootings

Robert Aaron Long, a 21-year-old white man, is accused of killing four people inside two Atlanta spas and four others at a massage business in suburban Cherokee County.

California adopts first statewide ethnic studies curriculum

The loudest criticism came from Jewish and pro-Arab groups who accused each other of trying to silence each other's histories.

Asian Americans grieve, organise in wake of Atlanta attacks

Asian Americans United, the Asian Pacific Islander Political Alliance and several other partner groups held a vigil on Wednesday afternoon in Philadelphia's Chinatown neighbourhood.

India to take up with UK racism issues when required: Jaishankar

"I do want to say that as a land of Mahatma Gandhi, we can never ever turn our eyes away from racism wherever it is," he said.

Google advised ‘mental health care’ over racism complaints

According to NBC News, Google's human resources (HR) department encouraged them to take mental health leave, even when their complaints were unrelated to such concerns.

Will Smith will ‘consider’ running for President in future

"I think for now I'll let that office get cleaned up a little bit and then I'll consider that at some point down the line," he was quoted by The Hollywood Reporter, as saying on Pod Save America

New book uncovers Indian mystery probed by Sherlock Holmes author

The story, which revolves around several threatening letters and the distressing killing and mutilation of animals, was one of the most famous cases in Edwardian England.

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