Articles about Black Lives Matter

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

04 Jun 2022

India
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.

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

02 Jun 2022

India
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.

Why did Quinton de Kock pull out of WI match?

26 Oct 2021

Sports
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.

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

25 Oct 2021

Sports
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.

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

11 Aug 2021

Entertainment
'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.

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

04 Feb 2021

Business
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.

The Capitol violence: Hollywood celebrities lash out at Trump administration

07 Jan 2021

Entertainment
The Capitol violence: Hollywood celebrities lash out at Trump administration

Many top faces of Hollywood lashed out at US President Donald Trump and his sympathizers for the shocking Capitol riot that happened on Wednesday.

'Death to 2020': Kicking the worst year out with comedy

03 Jan 2021

Entertainment
'Death to 2020': Kicking the worst year out with comedy

What's the better way to laugh at the worst year than by laughing at it!

Lewis Hamilton voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

21 Dec 2020

Sports
Lewis Hamilton voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has been voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020.

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

26 Oct 2020

Sports
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.

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

06 Oct 2020

Entertainment
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

24 Sep 2020

World
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.

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

16 Sep 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

10 Sep 2020

Entertainment
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.

After backlash, 'Khaali Peeli' makers to rewrite 'Beyonce' song lyrics?

10 Sep 2020

Entertainment
After backlash, 'Khaali Peeli' makers to rewrite 'Beyonce' song lyrics?

As it turns out, blatant ignorance and racist undertones were not the only problems with the Khaali Peeli song, Beyonce Sharma Jayegi.

Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

10 Sep 2020

World
Trump knew coronavirus was deadly, downplayed threat, claims Woodward's book

Much before coronavirus took the first life in the United States, President Donald Trump understood the severity of it, but chose to mislead the public, a new book by journalist Bob Woodward claims.

'Sorry Beyonce,' say Indian fans for racist 'Khali Peeli' song

07 Sep 2020

Entertainment
'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.

VMAs 2020: A night of good music and green screen

31 Aug 2020

Entertainment
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.

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

31 Aug 2020

World
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

24 Aug 2020

World
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.

'Dynamite' by BTS explodes YouTube with record-breaking first-day views

23 Aug 2020

Entertainment
'Dynamite' by BTS explodes YouTube with record-breaking first-day views

YouTube is up in flames over Dynamite, the latest track by popular Korean boy band BTS.

'This is Us 5' to focus on pandemic, racial attacks

18 Aug 2020

Entertainment
'This is Us 5' to focus on pandemic, racial attacks

Family drama series This is Us is going to level up its emotional journey with a focus on the coronavirus pandemic.

Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message

31 Jul 2020

Entertainment
Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message

If The Academy's video collage on hope has moved you, Nike's recent viral advertisement on sportsmanship courage will give you goosebumps.

3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

18 Jul 2020

Sports
3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

Takealot Eagles clinched gold in the inaugural 3TC Solidarity Cup, that marked the resumption of professional cricket in South Africa.

Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

11 Jul 2020

Sports
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.

England vs West Indies, Day 1: Key moments and takeaways

09 Jul 2020

Sports
England vs West Indies, Day 1: Key moments and takeaways

International cricket resumed after a hiatus of 116 days as hosts England faced West Indies on Day 1 of the first Test, at the Ageas Oval.

#ENGvsWI: All you need to know ahead of Test series

03 Jul 2020

Sports
#ENGvsWI: All you need to know ahead of Test series

International cricket is set to return with England hosting West Indies in a three-match Test series under a bio-secure environment.

BET Awards: How artists addressed social injustice through virtual performances

30 Jun 2020

Entertainment
BET Awards: How artists addressed social injustice through virtual performances

The coronavirus pandemic has limited most of our lives to the indoors, forcing office meetings, weddings, fundraisers, tech conventions, etc., to go virtual.

Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

29 Jun 2020

Sports
Windies players to sport 'Black Lives Matter' logo on jerseys

West Indies players will be sporting a 'Black Lives Matter' logo on the collars of their jerseys in the upcoming Test series against England, starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.

After online petition, matrimonial website removes skin color filter

24 Jun 2020

India
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.

Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising

23 Jun 2020

Business
Here's why brands are boycotting Facebook advertising

A string of brands has committed to an advertising boycott on social media platform Facebook, which has been facing criticism over its handling of misinformation and hate speech.

Instagram CEO announces plan to better support Black users

16 Jun 2020

Business
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.

US cop fatally shoots Black man during arrest

14 Jun 2020

World
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.

Premier League: 'Black Lives Matter' to replace names on shirts

13 Jun 2020

Sports
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

11 Jun 2020

World
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

09 Jun 2020

World
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.

Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality

06 Jun 2020

Sports
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.

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

06 Jun 2020

Business
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.

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

05 Jun 2020

Entertainment
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'.

All sacked cops involved in George Floyd case face charges

04 Jun 2020

World
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.