Articles about Racism
07 Jun 2021
Robinson suspended from international cricket: All you need to know
England fast bowler Ollie Robinson has been suspended from international cricket after his controversial tweets from 2012 and 2013 were highlighted recently.
20 Mar 2021
'Stand against hate, racism': President Biden condemns Atlanta mass shooting
US President Joe Biden on Friday condemned the rising violence against Asian-Americans in the wake of the recent mass shooting in Atlanta, targeting Asian massage parlors.
15 Mar 2021
#OxfordUniversity racism row: India to raise the issue when required
Weighing in on the Oxford University racism row, External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, on Monday said India will take up the matter with the UK when required. He was responding to BJP MP Ashwini Vaishnaw's query in the Parliament.
25 Nov 2020
Masaba Gupta opens up on facing racism while growing up
Designer and actor Masaba Gupta recently opened up about facing discrimination due to the color of her skin, while growing up.
26 Oct 2020
Threw us out: Ananya Birla calls out US restaurant
Ananya Birla, the daughter of Aditya Birla Group's chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, has accused a top US restaurant of being racist.
07 Sep 2020
'Sorry Beyonce,' say Indian fans for racist 'Khali Peeli' song
Indian fans of pop icon Beyonce spent a good part of their Monday apologizing to the 39-year-old singer, for no fault of theirs.
03 Sep 2020
Daniel Prude death: Black man's family demands US cops' arrest
The family of a Black man has called for the firing and arrest of all police officers involved in his death earlier this year.
27 Aug 2020
US: Ex-guard of hospital returns there as a medical student
In an immensely encouraging tale of grit and determination, a former security guard at a United States hospital, Russell J. Ledet, has now returned there as a medical student.
28 Jul 2020
'Ellen Degeneres Show' under internal investigation over toxic, racist claims
American comedian Ellen Degeneres' talk show will now face an internal investigation after allegations of a toxic and racist workplace surfaced.
11 Jul 2020
Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row
Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that many players received racist slurs during the 2005 Australian tour, and were urged to play regardless.
02 Jul 2020
What is '#CancelYale'? Here's all you need to know
Over the past few weeks, there have been calls to "cancel" Yale University over its ties to slavery.
24 Jun 2020
After online petition, matrimonial website removes skin color filter
A matrimonial website has removed a skin color filter from its platform after facing criticism online.
13 Jun 2020
Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts
Premier League will see players' names be replaced on the back of their shirts with 'Black Lives Matter' for the first 12 matches of the resumed 2019-20 season.
10 Jun 2020
On Missouri woman's suggestion, Merriam-Webster agrees to relook 'racism' definition
As conversations around racism against the Black community have grown after the death of George Floyd in the United States, the Merriam-Webster dictionary has agreed to change the definition of 'racism'.
10 Jun 2020
'We demand equality', Dwayne Bravo opens up on racism
West Indian all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is the latest cricketer to voice opinion on the racism row.
09 Jun 2020
Ishant Sharma's old post sparks fresh debate on racism row
Former West Indian captain Darren Sammy has been vocal about racism of late.
07 Jun 2020
Darren Sammy alleges racist abuse in IPL
Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy alleged that he has been a victim of racial abuse in the Indian Premier League.
06 Jun 2020
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality
NBA legend Michael Jordan announced a donation of $100 million towards groups who have been fighting for racial equality and social justice.
02 Jun 2020
Racism exists in cricket as well: Chris Gayle
West Indian opener Chris Gayle voiced his opinion on the 'racism' row as protests continue to escalate in United States, following George Floyd's death.
13 May 2020
Bryan Adams apologizes for racist coronavirus rant
Bryan Adams has apologized for a racist post that he put on social media a couple of days before.
17 Mar 2020
England's Archer hopes nobody has to deal with racism regularly
England fast bowler Jofra Archer has condemned racist abuse on social media after posting a series of messages he went on to receive.
28 Dec 2019
Cricket: A look at the worst moments this year
The year 2019 in cricket had a packed schedule that included some major tournaments.
27 Dec 2019
Football: A look at the worst moments this year
2019 was a year that had its share of some poor moments in football especially in Europe.
28 Nov 2019
Englishman behind Archer's racial abuse? Kiwi fans say so
Last week, England's star fast bowler Jofra Archer was racially abused by a spectator in the first Test match against New Zealand.
09 Nov 2019
Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology
On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.
04 Nov 2019
Mario Balotelli kicks ball at fans following racial abuse
The football fraternity has been rocked by a number of racial abuse incidents perpetrated by fans.
20 Oct 2019
FA Cup tie abandoned following racial abuse by fans
A qualifying tie of FA Cup between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town was abandoned on Saturday after the fans of Yeovil racially abused footballers.
15 Oct 2019
Has UEFA failed to control racism? Kick It Out opines
England were the victims of racial abuse from Bulgarian fans during their Euro 2020 Qualifiers clash against Bulgaria at the Vasil Levski National Stadium on Monday.
17 Aug 2019
Frank Lampard disgusted at racist abuse against Tammy Abraham
Chelsea endured a setback when they suffered a loss at the hands of rivals Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup this week.
10 Aug 2019
Texas shooting: Trump criticized for thumbs up photo with orphan
Recently, United States President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a gunman killed 22 people in a reported hate crime against immigrants on Saturday.
31 Jul 2019
'Racist' rag dolls, designed to be abused, removed from stores
Imagine being so affectless to the prevailing racism in your country, that you design a rag doll, meant to be abused, and specifically make it the color black.
10 Jul 2019
American Airlines staff makes woman 'cover up' before boarding flight
A US woman was temporarily removed from an American Airlines flight for wearing "inappropriate" clothing. Tisha Rowe (37), a resident of Houston (Texas), said she and her 8-year-old son weren't allowed to board the flight until she "covered up."
09 Jun 2019
Writer, who lost book deal over a tweet, sues publisher
About a month after her book deal was canceled as she shamed a Black Metro worker on Twitter, Jordanian-American journalist and writer Natasha Tynes is suing her publisher, Rare Bird Lit. Inc.
11 Mar 2019
Tanishaa Mukerji faces racism in NY, calls it 'traumatic experience'
Neal 'n' Nikki actor Tanishaa Mukerji claims to have a brush with racism during her recent New York trip.
07 Feb 2019
Five controversies of the Immortal Hulk Hogan
Hulk Hogan might be the one who made pro-wrestling into a booming entertainment business. He was its first mainstream star.
06 Feb 2019
Actor Liam Neeson once wanted to kill a 'black bastard'
Liam Neeson is a Hollywood veteran who is famous for revenge movies like Taken.
30 Jan 2019
Tainted Sarfraz Ahmed terms Shoaib Akhtar's criticism as personal
Pakistan cricket team skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has lashed out at former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar for making personal attacks on him, after he was suspended by the ICC.
27 Jan 2019
'Kaabil' director Sanjay Gupta faces racism, shares incident on Twitter
Kaabil director Sanjay Gupta recently took to Twitter to reveal a disturbing incident.
24 Jan 2019
Sarfraz Ahmed apologizes for racist comments, may face disciplinary action
Pakistan cricket team captain, Sarfraz Ahmed took to Twitter to apologize for his controversial comments aimed at South Africa's Andile Phehlukwayo.
08 Jan 2019
Women sexually assaulted on train by Chelsea fans, police investigate
It has been revealed that a few fans of Premier League side Chelsea sexually assaulted women on a train recently, and even sang racist songs while traveling from London's Paddington station to Worcester.