Black Lives Matter: News

04 Jun 2022


BJP leader opposes Gujarat woman's 'sologamy' decision, calls it anti-Hindu

Kshama Bindu, a woman from Gujarat's Vadodara, who is set to marry herself on June 11, received a strong reaction to her decision from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) city unit's deputy chief Sunita Shukla.

02 Jun 2022


24-year-old Kshama Bindu to marry herself in India's first 'sologamy'

A woman from Gujarat's Vadodara is set to marry herself out of "self-love" and "self-acceptance," reported TOI.

26 Oct 2021

Quinton de Kock

Why did Quinton de Kock pull out of WI match?

South Africa's Quinton de Kock pulled out of their match against West Indies in the T20 World Cup.

25 Oct 2021

Indian Cricket Team

Team India faces backlash for taking the knee: Here's why

The Indian cricket team took the knee before the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan got underway on Monday.

11 Aug 2021


'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' releases tomorrow: Here's how S08 can pan out

NBC's widely loved comedy series Brooklyn Nine-Nine is returning with its final and eighth season tomorrow.

04 Feb 2021


Google Shopping search results introduce racial profiling of black-owned businesses

Google has updated shopping search results to make it easier for consumers to identify products sold by black-owned businesses.

IPL: Hardik Pandya takes a knee for 'Black Lives Matter'

Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya took a knee in the Sunday night fixture against Rajasthan Royals, becoming a part of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.

06 Oct 2020


Over 4mn watch South Park's 'Pandemic Special,' creates history

The Pandemic Special of South Park has set a whole new record in the history of Comedy Central.

Two officers shot in US city amid Breonna Taylor protests

Two police officers were shot on Wednesday during protests in the US city of Louisville against a grand jury's decision to not charge any officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor.

16 Sep 2020


Piers Morgan slams haters of Diversity's Black Lives Matter performance

When Ashley Banjo and his British dance troupe Diversity presented a performance based on the Black Lives Matter movement, they didn't think of the backlash they would receive.

10 Sep 2020

Serena Williams

Stormzy's 'Superheroes' video teaches Black 'kings and queens' about pride

"Don't die on me!" appeals grime rapper Stormzy in his latest video Superheroes.

31 Aug 2020


VMAs 2020: A night of good music and green screen

MTV VMAs 2020 went pseudo-live and treated music lovers with entertainment from a safe distance, albeit struggling with green screens.

31 Aug 2020


Portland: 1 dead amid clashes; Trump and Biden trade blame

A person was shot and killed in Portland city in the US state of Oregon on Saturday night. The shooting occurred as supporters of President Donald Trump clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters.

US police shoot Black man as children watch, says attorney

Months after the killing of George Floyd in the United States sparked global Black Lives Matter protests, a Black man was shot at by cops seven times in the US state of Wisconsin.

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.

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.

16 Jun 2020


Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

In light of the brutal killing of George Floyd and the racial discrimination protests stemming from it, Instagram is moving to take steps to better support Black communities.

14 Jun 2020


US cop fatally shoots Black man during arrest

Even as the United States witnesses widespread demonstrations against the killing of George Floyd, another Black man was fatally shot during an arrest in Atlanta.

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.

Christopher Columbus statues targeted amid anti-racism protests in US

As protests against systemic racism and police brutality continue to spread across the United States, several sculptures commemorating colonizers and slavers have been targeted.

George Floyd death: Bail raised to $1.25m for accused ex-cop

A former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd has had his bail at up to $1.25 million.

06 Jun 2020


Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian quits board, wants a black replacement

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian has quit from the board of the company he started 15 years ago and wants his position to be filled by a black candidate. Making the major announcement on Friday, he said the decision was long overdue.

05 Jun 2020


Sara Khan slammed for 'All Lives Matter' post, removes it

Bollywood actor Sara Ali Khan was trolled brutally, after she put out a seemingly innocuous post with the slogan 'All Lives Matter'.

04 Jun 2020

Donald Trump

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

After over a week of intense protests in the United States against the death of a Black man in police custody, new charges have been introduced against all four sacked police officers involved.

How the George Floyd case sparked violent protests across US

The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.

23 Mar 2018


California Police shot black-man suspecting gun. He had an iPhone

Police in California has released disturbing footage of cops shooting an African-American man 20 times in the backyard of his own Sacramento home.

06 Apr 2017

Kendall Jenner

Pepsi pulls down Kendall Jenner ad over protests

The latest controversial ad campaign by Pepsi featuring reality TV star and supermodel Kendall Jenner in a rally left a sour taste in some people's mouth.